Spartans earn top finishes against top-ranked teams in the nation.
• 8K - 24:39.7
• 10K - 31:14.7
Finished 18th at the Spartan Invitational (9/15, 8K) with a time of 25:45.6 ... Claimed 26th at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/23, 8K), finishing at 26:00.9 ... Helped the men’s team to a 10th place finish at the Nuttycombe Invitational (10/13, 8K), crossing the line at 24:58.2 ... Ran a career-best 8K at the Big Ten Championships (10/29), claiming 19th place with a time of 24:39.7 ... Finished 28th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regionals (11/10, 10K) with a season-best time of 31:44.6 ... Posted a time of 31:49.8 at the NCAA Championships (11/18, 10K).
Academic All-Big Ten
Finished seventh at the MSU Spartan Invite (9/16 8K) for a season-best time of 25:03.3 ... Took 36th at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/24 8K) finishing at 25:50.4, and 82nd at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational (10/14 8K) with a time of 24:53.0 ... Took 23rd at the Big Ten Championships (10/30 8K) crossing the line at 25:15.2 ... Took 23rd at the Great Lakes Regionals (11/11 10K) for a season-best time of 31:14.7 and competed at the NCAA Division I Championships (11/19 10K) for a finishing time of 31:27.8.
Ran unattached at the Spartan Invite (9/18, 8K), taking 41st with a 26:07 ... Finished 5th at the EMU Fall Classic (10/23, 5K), while running unattached, with a 15:16.1.
Earned four letters in each cross country and track at Concord High School for Coach David Jordon … Three-time Big 8 Conference, D4 Regional, and D4 State Champion (2012-14) …Two-time Jackson Citizen Patriot Cross Country Runner of the Year (2013-14) … Foot Locker Cross Country Honorable Mention All-American … Placed 19th at the state cross country meet as a freshman … Two-time 3200m State Champion (2014-15) … Jackson Citizen Patriot Track Runner of the Year (2015) … Runner Up in the 3200m at the state track meet as a sophomore … Placed fifth in the 3200m at the state track meet as a freshman … Placed second in the 5K at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional in Kenosha, Wis. … Placed 16th at the Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego in 2014.
Born January 14, 1997 in Jackson, Mich. … Son of Mark and Gwen Hersha … Chemical Engineering major.