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NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May 26-28 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.
Darrell Hill, Brannon Kidder and Steve Waithe named First Team All-Americans
Senior Darrell Hill tied the highest finish in school history in the shot put
Glen Burkhardt, Rachel Fatherly punch their tickets to the NCAA Championships
NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May 28-30 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.
On the National Scene... || 2015 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims ... Finished eighth in the 10,000-meter run with his time of 30:06.30 ... Advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 10,000-meter run, but did not complete the 10,000-meter run at the NCAA meet || 2014 Cross Country || Finished 12th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional with his time of 30:27 ... All-region
At the Big Ten Championships... || 2015 Outdoor || Finished fourth in the 10,000-meter run with his personal-best time of 29:31.42 ... Finished fourth in the 5,000-meter run with his time of 14:25.91 || 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... || 2015 Outdoor || Opened the 2015 season with a fifth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the Bison Outdoor Classic with his time of 14:29.61 ... Finished third in the 5,000-meter run at the Penn Relays with his personal-best time of 14:02.09 || 2015 Indoor || Did not compete || 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