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Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clancy, Mont.
High School: Jefferson


Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)

2018-19 T&F: Participated in three meets during the indoor season … at the JDL/DMR Invitational (2/15), ran a PR time of 4:29.13 … during the outdoor campaign, placed fourth at the Tennessee Relays (4/11) in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:46.91.

2018-19 XC: Competed in three races across the 2018 fall campaign … posted a 6K time of 20:20 in the Elon Opener (8/31).

2017-18 T&F: Redshirted the 2018 indoor season … participated in three events during the outdoor campaign … finished 11th at the Duke Invitational (4/21) in the 3,000m steeplechase, clocking a season-best time of 9:37.28.

2017-18 XC: 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.

Duke Cross Country PRs
3.73 Mile - 20:20.4 (8/31/2018)
5k- 16:03.0 (11/5/2016)
6k - 19:22.0 (9/1/2017)
8k- 26:26.71 (10/13/17)

Duke Indoor PRs
Mile – 4:29.13 (2/16/2019)
3,000m- 9:08.51 (2/11/17)
5,000m- 16:09.90 (2/18/17)

Duke Outdoor PRs
3,000m - 9:16.39 (4/6/2018)
3,000m steeplechase - 9:37.28 (4/20/2018)

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