Jake Erschen
Jake Erschen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pewaukee, Wis.

High School:
Marquette University HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 146

Event:
Distance

Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor):
Junior/Junior

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
At the Red & White Open (2/21), finished fourth in the mile in 4:13.24 ... with a season-best time of 8:19.07, placed ninth in the 3000 metersat the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... in his season debut, finished fifth in the 3000 meters in 8:23.18 at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18)

2014 Outdoor: Finished 29th in the 5000 meters in 14:57.66 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18-19) ... at the Florida Relays (4/4-5), making his outdoor season debut, finished 14th in the 5000 meters in 14:47.68

2013 Indoor: In his season debut, earned a runner-up finish in the 3000 meters by crossing the finish line in 8:12.31 at the Red & White Open (2/15)

2013 Outdoor:
Placed 13th in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Big Ten championships (5/11) in 9:17.96 ... won the 3000-meter steeplechase in a personal-best 9:10.20 at the Wisconsin Open (5/4) ... finished runner up in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 9:18.83 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (4/20) ... earned a runner-up finish in the 5000 meters, crossing the finish line in 14:39.89 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/12) ... at the Stanford Invitational (3/29), finished 25th in a personal-best time of 30:03.45 in the 10,000 meters

2012 Indoor:
Took the win in the 3000 meters with a personal-best time of 8:08.69 at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4) ... ran to a personal-best time of 4:05.71 in the mile at the Tyson Invitational (2/10)and finished fourth ... came in seventh with a personal-best time of 2:32.00 in the 1000 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/14) ... ran to a 10th-place finish in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:12.61 at the Big Ten championships (2/24) ... took first in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:17.17 at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21) ... came in seventh in the mile with a time of 4:09.44 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) ... finished second in the mile at the Badger Track Classic (1/14), finishing in 4:19.82 seconds

2012 Outdoor: Came in 21st place in the 5000 meters at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) after recording a personal-best finish of 14:32.82

2011 Indoor: Finished second in the mile (4:16.42) running unattached at the Badger Track Classic (1/15)... took fourth place at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational in the 3,000 meters competing unattached earning a new personal-best time at 8:19.23... competing unattached finished second in the mile at the Red & White Open (2/18) crossing the line in 4:12.04... won the mile in a new pesonal-best time (4:10.73) and finished third in the 3,000 (9:04.84) running unattached at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4)

High School
Took 36th at 2009 Nike Cross Country Nationals ... also was 31st at 2009 Foot Locker Midwest Regional ... finished third at 2009 Wisconsin Division 1 cross country championship as a senior ... 2010 sectional champion in cross country ... won 2009 Roy Griak Invitational ... also took ninth at state cross country meet as a junior ... 2010 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area ... Claimed runner-up finish in 1,600 meters at 2010 Wisconsin Division 1 state championships as a senior ... also finished third in 3,200 meters at state meet ... ran 9:04.94 to take eighth in the 2-mile at the 2010 Midwest Distance Gala ... two-time most valuable runner on cross country team ... holds high school records in cross country and 1600-meter and 3200-meter in track ... All-state academic honoree

Personal
Parents are Dan and Bonnie Erschen ... one sibling, Sam ... intended major is kinesiology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
1000 Meters 2:32.00 1-14-12 1600 Meters 4:13.84 High School
Mile 4:05.71 2-10-12 3000-Meter Steeplechase 9:10.20 5-4-13
3000 Meters 8:08.69 2-4-12 5000 Meters 14:32.82 4-6-12
10,000 Meters 30:03.45 3-29-13

Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (1)
2012

At the Big Ten Championships
2013 - Indoor
3000 Meter Steeplechase: 13th (9:17.96)

2012 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 10th (8:12.61)

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