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SU Cross Country BIO
Erik Barkhaus
Player Profile:
Erik Barkhaus 179650
Year: Senior
Hometown: Whitefish Bay, Wis.
High School: Whitefish Bay HS
Experience: High School

2013 Outdoor: At Western Athletic Conference May 8-11, finished sixth in 10000 meter run with a time of 32:33.20 ... At Ken Shannon Invitational May 4, finished 16th in 1500 meter run with a time of 4:02.98 ... At OSU High Performance Twilight Apr. 26, ran 5000 meter in 15:01.93, ranked sixth

2012 Cross Country: Placed 15th at NCAA West Regional (11/9), running in 30:01 ... won WAC Cross Country Championship (10/27) in 24:02.90 ... won Emerald City Open (10/13) in 25:19.5 ... finished in seventh place at the Dellinger Invitational (9/29) with a time of 23:56 ... took fourth in National Catholic Cross-Country Invitational (9/14), finishing in 24:33 ... placed first in UW/SU Open Aug. 31, finishing in 22:22.28.

2012 Outdoor: At Great West Conference Championships May 10-12, won 10000 meter run with time of 31:22.16 and took third in 5000 meter run with time of 15:21.09 ... at Duane Hartman Invitational April 27-28, took second in 1500 meter run with time of 4:00.75 ... at Oregon Relays April 20-21, took seventh in 5000 meter run with time of 14:40.88 ... at WAR 5 meet April 7, took fourth in 1500 meter run with time of 3:58.81 and ran 800 meter run in 2:00.92 ... at Willamette Invitational March 30-31, won 10,000 meter run with time of 30:32.30 ... at Oregon Preview March 18, took 11th place in 3000 meter run with time of 8:36.32.

2012 Indoor: At UW Final Qualifier March 3, broke school record in 3000 meter run with time of 8:21.63 ... at Great West Conference Indoor Championships Feb. 25-26, took second in 3000 meter run with time of 8:33.81 and second in 5000 meter run with time of 14:43.42 ... at UW Invitational Jan. 27-28, ran mile run in 4:20.02 and ran second leg of distance medley relay that finished in 10:36.86 ... at UW Indoor Preview Jan. 14, finished 3000 meter run in 8:39.23, placing 21st.

2011 Indoor: At the UW Indoor Preview, Barkhaus ran the one mile in 4:20.34 for 20th place ... At the UW Invitational, he competed in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:56.87 ...

At the Pilot Indoor, he set a new personal record in the 3000 meter run with a winning time of 8:33.24 ... 

At the Husky Classic, he set a new school record of 14:48.27 in the 5000 meter run

At the GWC Indoor Championships he finished seventh in the 5000 meter run in 15:23.75 ... Competed in the 3000 meter run in 8:43.56 ... 

Set a new school record at the UW Final Qualifier in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:28.36

2010 Cross Country: Placed second at the Ron Pynn Invitational in 25:03.44 ...  Placed 23rd at the Sundodger Men's Invite in 24:57.94 ... Earned Great West Conference Runner of the Week for Sundodger performance ... Won the Emerald City Open in 26:00 and led the team to a first place finish ... Placed second at the Beaver Classic with a time of 24.25, qualifying him for the Great West Conference Championships ... Placed third at the GWC Championships with a time of 24:03.77

2009-10 Outdoor: At Albertsons, competed in 1500 Meter Run, placed 24th with a time of 4:08.86 ... At Willamette Invitational, competed in 5000 Meter Run, placed seventh with a time of 14:57.52 ... at Oregon Preview, competed in 3000 Meter Run, placed 10th with a time of 8:44.86 ... at Great West Conference Outdoor Championships, competed in 5000 Meter Run, placed eighth with a time of 15:30.23.

2010 Indoor: Competed in the Great West Conference Championship in South Dakota, finishing fifth in the 3000 meter with a time of 8:47.27.

2009 Cross Country: Ran a 28:41 at the West Coast Preview 8K event on Sept. 11th, a 26:10 at Sundodger on Sept. 19th, and a 27:41 at the Emerald City Invite on Oct. 3rd. Finished with a time of 20:39 at the Mike Hodges Invitational on Oct. 16th. Completed the Great West Conference Championships with a time of 28:27.60 on Oct. 31.

2008-2009 Indoor: Ran a 9:01.31 in the 3000 Meter at the UW Indoor Preview on Jan. 17th and placed 4th with a time of 9:02.8 in the 3000 Meter at the University of Portland Indoor on Feb. 6th

2008 Cross Country: Erik started his career by winning the Greenlake Time Trial in 22:51 over the 4.3-mile course. He continued to be one of the team's top finishers all season long, finishing in 12th place at the Emerald City Open (28:12), 15th at the Cascade Conference Preview (26:32.30), and 22nd at the Beaver Classic (25:44). He was named one of the Freshman 15 at the annual athletics awards show as one of the top first-year student-athletes within the department. 

Whitefish Bay HS: Erik was a team captain and the number one runner for the Dukes during his senior season. He placed 29th at the 2007 Wisconsin state cross country meet. In 2006, Erik was voted as the most improved runner by his coach and teammates. Erik lettered twice in cross country and three times in track during his time at Whitefish Bay. 

Personal: Erik majors in Business Administration at Seattle University. Erik is the son of Joan Kappes and Paul Barkhaus.

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