UW Health Sports Medicine 

Carl Hirsch
Carl  Hirsch


Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield Central


Middle Distance

Hirsch's Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Redshirt Sophomore/Junior

• Academic All-Big Ten for Cross Country (2014)

At Wisconsin
2015 Outdoor:
Placed 30th in the 1500 meter prelims at the Big Ten Championship (5/15-17) with a time of 3:56.58, while also recording a DNF in the 5000 meters ... Finished second in the 1500 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/8) with a time of 3:45.90 ... Competed as part of the 4xmile relay that took fifth in 16:24.01 at the Penn Relays (4/25) ... at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/18), set a personal record in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:46.93 to earn third ... in the season debut, won the 1500 meter heat with a time of 3:50.18 at the Stanford Invitational (4/3-4)

2014 Indoor:
Helped his team to a runner-up finish in the distance medley relay in 9:46.46 at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) ... at the Red & White Open (2/21), finished runner-up in the mile in 4:08.54 ... with a time of 4:18.18, placed 12th in the mile, while also helping his team win the distance medley relay in 9:39.09at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... competing in his first collegiate 800 meters, finished runner-up in 1:51.81at the Bill Bergan Invitational (2/1) ... in his collegiate debut, won the mile in 4:07.22 at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18) ... also helped his team win the distance medley relay in 10:15.43

2014 Outdoor: Placed 38th in a 800-meter preliminary race at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/29) ... finished sixth at the Big Ten championships in the 800 meters in 1:51.53 ... was second in the 800 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) in 1:50.71 ... finished third in the 800 meters (1:50.35) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/19) and fourth in the 800 meters (1:52.50) at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/18) ... at the Florida Relays (4/4-5), making his outdoor season debut, placed 14th in the 800 meters in 1:50.12

High School

Five-time state champion ... state champion in the 1600 and the 3200 meters as a senior while finishing third in the 800 ... finished sixth at the 2012 Brooks PR Invitational in the indoor mile clocking in at 4:12.01, which was the 11th fastest time in the nation ... finished second at the 2012 Roy Griak Cross Country Invitational ... won the 1600 and 3200 meters as a junior at the state meet ... was named Gatorade state track and field athlete of the year in 2013 ... academic All-State, National AP scholar athlete, WIAA scholar athlete ... high school coaches: Ronn Blaha and Heather Wickstrom

Parents are Charles and Wendy Hirsch ... the oldest of five children, including brothers Matt and Nathan and sisters Rachel and Michelle ... intended major is mechanical engineering

Why Wisconsin?
"UW has the best combination of academics and athletics, especially the engineering and running programs."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
800 Meters 1:51.81 2-1-14 800 Meters 1:50.12 4-4-14
Mile 4:07.22 1-18-14 1500 Meters 3:45.90 5-8-15

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2014- Outdoor
800 Meters: 38th-P (1:52.84)

At the Big Ten Championships
2015 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 30th (3:56.58)
5000 Meters: DNF

2014 - Indoor

Distance Medley Relay: 2nd (9:46.46)

2014 - Outdoor
800 Meters: 6th (1:51.53)

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