Track & Field

Years Played


Year Inducted


Standout on the track and in the classroom ... Winner of 1992 North Central Conference Stan Marshall Award ... Winner of the 1992 North Dakota NCAA Woman of the Year Award ... Named to CoSIDA College Division Academic All-America second team ... An 11-time NCAA Division II All-American in track & field (6 outdoor, 5 indoor)... Two-time NCC Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Meet (1991 & 1992) ... 1992 NCC Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Meet ... Bison won three NCC outdoor and a pair of league indoor championships during her career under the direction of head coach Jerry Gores ... Five-time NCC indoor champion ... Six-time NCC outdoor champion, including a pair of heptathlon titles ... Ran on four NCC outdoor first place relay teams... Three-time NCC Academic At-Large 1st team pick ... Graduated as the school’s record holder in the heptathlon with 5,194 points at 1991 NCAA championships ... Won 1991 NCC title with a then league record of 5,103 points ... Finished 2nd (1991), 4th (1992) and 5th (1990) in the NCAA heptathlon ... Graduated as school record holder in pentathlon (3,705 points) and 100 hurdles (:13.66) ... Member of school record outdoor 800 medley relay team (1:46.34) ... On NDSU indoor charts, Lisa is tied for 1st in the 55-meter hurdles (:08.02), and 3rd in the 500 (1:16.04) and pentathlon ... On NDSU outdoor list, Lisa is 2nd in the heptathlon and 100 hurdles, 4th in the 400 hurdles (1:01.64) and 7th in the long jump (19-6 1/4) ... At Fairmont (Minn.) High School, she was a 13-time Minnesota state track and field qualifier and captured four state titles -- three in the 300 hurdles and one in the 100 hurdles ... Posted an undefeated senior season in the 100 hurdles and set a state record in 1988 ... Still holds Fairmont High School records in the 300 hurdles, 100 hurdles, 400 split and 4x400 relay before exiting as the Cardinals' all-time leading points scorer ... Four-time state gymnastics qualifier, earning third place in the Class AA state floor exercise ... Worked for the NDSU Alumni Association for two years following her graduation in 1988 ... Also worked for Fisons Pharmaceuticals and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals ... Since 1997, she has been with Purdue Pharmaceutical and is currently the regional account executive, managed care department ... Married to Mike Eckroth, who was an all-conference and All-America sprinter for NDSU ... The couple resides in Edina, Minn., with their two children, Isaac and Annika.