Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)
2017-18: Competed in three races during the fall campaign of his sophomore season … secured an eighth-place overall finish in the Bull City Classic (9/1) with a 6K time of 19:22 as Duke claimed a first-place shutout victory to open the season … earned the start in the Winthrop Invitational (9/16), posting a time of 27:18.50 in the 8K event as the Blue Devils secured a first-place victory … eclipsed a personal-best time in the ECU Pirates Invite (10/13) with an 8K time of 26:26.71 as part of Duke’s first place victory.
2016-17: Saw action in four meets during the cross country season…Ran a 20:34 6K in his first collegiate meet at the Duke Alumni Meet (9/2), putting him in 13th place…Had a time of 26:53.51 in the 8K at the VertCross Invitational (10/14) and a 16:02.98 in the 5K at the Three Stripe Invitational, both of which were personal bests…Competed in three meets during the indoor season…Earned a first place finish in the 5,000m at the VT Challenge (2/18) with a time of 16:09.90…Had a time of 9:08.51 in the 3,000m at the Liberty Invitational (2/11) and a time of 16:28.14 in the 5,000m at the Camel City Invitational (2/4)…Represented Duke in three meets during the outdoor season…Finished in fourth place in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Battle of the Blues (4/1) with a time of 9:51.52…Had a season best time of 9:43.72 in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Duke Invitational (4/22)…Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four seasons in cross country and three seasons in track & field after missing a season to injury while under the guidance of Bob Ekblom at Jefferson High School in Boulder, Mont…claimed all-state cross country honors four times…named an all-state honoree in track & field in five separate events…four year letterwinner in golf, while also earning all-conference honors… lettered twice in basketball, leading team in assists and garnering all-conference accolades…graduated as valedictorian…member of National Honor Society, student council, Business Professionals of America, Youth Legislation and Thespian Society in high school.
Personal: Son of Kyle and Mary Eckmann…born Oct. 8, 1997…has two brothers, Josh and Luke.
Cross Country PRs
5K- 15:48 (High School)
8K- 26:26.71 (10/13/17)
3,000m- 9:08.51 (2/11/17)
5,000m- 16:09.90 (2/18/17)
800m- 2:01 (High School)
1,600m- 4:32 (High School)
3,200m- 9:56 (High School)
3,000m Steeplechase- 9:37.28 (4/21/18)