Eureka High School, Eureka, SD
2013 (current as of 2/13/13):
Named Indoor Track Athlete of the Week by the Summit League on Jan. 22…Placed second in the 3000-meters at Jack Johnson Invitational, finishing with a league-best time of 8:20.82….Set a new USD record while winning the men’s 5,000-meter in 14:08.74 during day one of the Frank Sevigne Invitational on Feb. 1… Ranked in the top-15 on the national performance list after performance at the Frank Sevigne-Nebraska Invitational…Won his second Indoor Track Athlete of the Week award in three weeks by setting a school indoor record in the 5,000-meters in 14:08.74 breaking the previous record of 14:18.37…Won the men’s 3,000-meters in 8:09.82, which cut five seconds off the previous USD record of 8:15:06 that he set at the Jack Johnson Invitational on Jan. 19…Earned the Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor for the second straight week and third time this season by winning the 3,000-meters in a school record time of 8:09.82. He broke the record he set earlier this year at the Jack Johnson Classic by five seconds (8:15.06).
Qualified for NCAA West Preliminaries in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, capping off outstanding season…won Summit League Outdoor Championship in steeplechase at 9:01.85…set school outdoor record in steeplechase at 8:58.95 at Sioux City Relays…won the mile at the John Dalton indoor meet (4:12.95)…added a win in the 3,000 meters at Graphic Edge meet…ran a personal-best of 14:50.35 in 5,000 meters at Kansas Relays…also added personal-best of 1:54.47 in 800 at Mount Marty Twilight meet…named to Academic All-Summit League team, earning Distinguished Scholar status…named to the Summit League Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.
Earned one All-Great West honor with victory in 3,000-meter steeplechase at the GWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 9:42.91…also placed eighth at the outdoor championships in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:05.02…ran an outdoor season-best time of 9:14.41 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the SDSU/UND Double Dual…earned a sixth place finish at the indoor conference championships in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 15:15.91.
He helped Eureka’s medlay relay win the state title in 2009 while finishing third in the 1,600 meters and 3,2000 meters as an individual…at the 2010 state championships he won the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:31 and finished second in the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:06..had personal bests of 2:01 in the 800 meters, 4:31 in the 1,600 and 9:52 in the 3,200.