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Glen Burkhardt
Glen  Burkhardt


Kennett Square, Pa.

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Cross Country/Track & Field Announces Team Awards

2014 cross country/track & field teams were honored last week


Fischer Breaks the Tape to Advance to Terre Haute

Fifth-year senior Matt Fischer claimed the men's title at the Mid-Atlantic Regional


Men's Cross Country Hangs Tough to Finish Third at Big Tens

Penn State's third-place finish is the highest since 2000


Cross Country Posts Top-10 Team Finishes at Pre-Nats

Men tie for eighth, women place 10th at the Pre-National Invitational


Chikotas, Burkhardt Pace Nittany Lions at Notre Dame

Nittany Lion women finish fifth and men place 11th at Notre Dame Invitational


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

Indoor Outdoor
1500m *** 4:03.72
5000m *** 14:02.09
10000m *** 29:31.42


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