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Glen Burkhardt
Glen  Burkhardt


Kennett Square, Pa.

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Track & Field Qualifies 24 for NCAA East Preliminary Round

NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May28-30 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.


Nittany Lion Men Win Three Titles Sunday

The Penn State men's track & field team finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships


Burkhardt, Fischer Pace Nittany Lions on Day One

Penn State men score eight points in the 10k to close out day one of the Big Ten meet


Chikotas, Nittany Lions Enjoy Success at Penn Relays

Elizabeth Chikotas won the 5,000-meter run; four Nittany Lions set record book performances


Creese Sets Top Time in 1,500-Meter Run

Robby Creese posted an NCAA-leading time of 3:41.74 in the 1,500-meter run Saturday


On the National Scene... || 2014 Cross Country || Finished 12th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional with his time of 30:27 ... All-region

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2014 Cross Country ||
In his first Big Ten meet, Burkhardt finished 11th (23:55.8) helping the Nittany Lions tally a third-place finish ... Second team All-Big Ten || 2014 Outdoor || Posted a 15th-place finish in the 5,000-meter run with his personal-best time of 14:25.22

On the Course... || 2014 Cross Country ||
Burkhardt was consistently one of the top runners for Penn State during 2014 ... He began the year with a second-place finish at the Dolan Duals (17:55.91) ... At the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, Burkhardt tallied a fourth-place finish (26:15.8) to help the Nittany Lions claim the team title ... Was the top Nittany Lion finisher at the Notre Dame Invitational (35th/23:55.7) and the Pre-National Invitational (36th/24:53.2) || 2013 Cross Country || Did not compete || 2012 Cross Country || Finished 24th in the "Open" Race at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking 25:30 for 8K || 2011 Cross Country || Competed unattached during the 2011 campaign, finishing 15th overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational

Around the Track... || 2014 Outdoor || Finished sixth in the 5,000-meter run at the Penn Relays || 2014 Indoor || Redshirted || 2013 Outdoor || Clocked a lifetime-best 14:44.17 for the 5K to finish 11th at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell ... Also competed in the 5000 at Penn Relays, running 14:45.08 ... Took fifth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open

Before Penn State... || High School || Captured gold-medal honors at the PIAA State Outdoor Championships as a senior, winning the 3200-meters with a personal-best 9:07.53 - the second-fastest time in Pennsylvania in 2011 ... Came to PSU with outstanding cross country credentials on his resume, having placed 22nd at the PIAA State Championships as a junior ... Finished his high school career as a two-time state qualifier in outdoor track, and also made the state meet in indoor track in 2010 || Personal || Majoring in engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Indoor Outdoor
1500m *** 4:03.72
5000m *** 14:25.22
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