Cross Country 2012 XC - RS FRESHMAN
In season debut, ran career best 6K time of 19:19 at the Illinois Challenge ... Set a personal best 8K time at the Bradley Classic, finishing with a time of 25:28 ... Finished second for the Illini and fourth overall at the Illinois open, running a time of 26:05.
2011 XC - FRESHMAN
In his collegiate debut, ran unattached but placed fifth overall for the Illini with an 8K time of 25:50 at the Illini Open.
2013 Track and Field Outdoor: Placed fifth in the 3,000m at the Lee Calhoun Invitational.
Indoor: Won the 5,000m at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Finished runner-up in the 3,000m at the Illini Classic.
2012 Track and Field Outdoor: Redshirt season
Indoor: Redshirt season
Was a three-time All-Conference cross country runner, also earning the honor in 2010 and 2011 in both indoor and outdoor track ... Captured All-State accolades in cross country and track ... Four-time letter winner in track, three-time in cross country.
Son of Dave and Therese Eckhart... Born November 11, 1992... Has four siblings, Zach, Cailin, Riley, Jake ... Major is undecided.
Eckhart's Personal Best Cross Country
6K: 19:19 - Illini Challenge (8/31/12)
8K: 25:28 - Bradley Classic (10/12/12)
3,000m: 10:01.47 - Lee Calhoun Invite (4/13/13)
3,000m: 8:40.77 - Illini Classic (1/19/13)
5,000m: 14:57.52 - EIU Friday Night Special (2/15/13)