Hirsch's Track and Field Bio
2014: Placed 12th overall and third for Wisconsin at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/4) with a personal record of 24:18.88 (8K) ... finished fourth overall and third for UW with a time of 18:22 (6K) at the Badger Opener (9/5)
2013:At the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/19), competing unattached in the "b" race, finished 21st overall and fourth for UW with a time of 25:12 (8K) ... in his first collegiate race, competing unattached, finished sixth overall and fifth for UW at the season-opening Badger Opener (9/6) with a time of 18:24 (6K)
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
"UW has the best combination of academics and athletics, especially the engineering and running programs."