Jacob Erschen
Jacob Erschen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pewaukee, Wis.

High School:
Marquette Univ. HS

Height:
6-0

Erschen's Track and Field Bio

Cross Country
2013:In 32:11.1 (10K), placed 191st overall and seventh for UW at the NCAA Championship (11/23) ... at the Great Lakes Regional (11/15), in his first career 10-kilometer race, finished 34th overall and sixth for Wisconsin with a time of 31:24 (10K) ... placed 49th overall and seventh for UW in 25:28.8 (8K) at the Big Ten Championship (11/3) ... with a time of 25:02 (8K), finished 26th overall and fourth for the Badgers at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27) ... at the Sycamore Invitational (9/14), placed sixth overall and fourth for UW with a time of 25:15 (8K) ... won the season-opening Badger Opener (9/6) with a time of 18:18 (6K) to help propell UW to the team title

2012:
Finished fourth overall and second for UW at Sean Earl Invitational (9/29) in time of 24:46 (8k) ... finished sixth overall and fifth for UW in the Wolfie Invitational (9/15) with a time of 25:42 (8K) ... finished seventh overall and sixth for UW in the Badger Opener (9/7) with a time of 19:12 (6.3K)

2011: Competed in his first collegiate race, finishing fourth for UW and 10th overall in a time of 18:38 at the Badger Opener ... with a time of 25:14, finished 58th overall and 8th for UW at the Big Ten championship

2010: Redshirt season

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
Intended Major: Kinesiology ... parents are Dan and Bonnie Erschen ... one sibling, Sam (23)

Why Wisconsin? I chose Wisconsin to challenge myself by being with some of the best runners and best students in the country.

Other Notable Performances - Cross Country
2013 NCAA Cross Country Championship
10-Kilometer: 191st, 32:11.1

2013 NCAA Great Lakes Regional
10-Kilometer: 34th, 31:24

2013 Big Ten Cross Country Championship
8-Kilometer: 49th, 25:28.8


2011 Big Ten Cross Country Championship
8-Kilometer: 58th, 25:14

Personal Bests
Cross Country Outdoor Track
6 Kilometers 18:18 9-06-13 1600 Meters 4:13.84 High School
8 Kilometers 24:46 9-29-12 3200 Meters 9:19.87 High School
10 Kilometers 31:24 11-15-13 5000 Meters 14:32.82 4-06-12
10,000 Meters 30:03.45 3-29-13

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