• Biography - Erik van Ingen/ Men's Track & Field
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   Class   Graduate Student
   Height   5-8
   Events   Distance
   Hometown   Marathon, N.Y.
   High School   Marathon


Senior Season (2009-10)
Named first-team All-America with a fifth-place performance in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Track Championships
Earned first-team All-America with a sixth-place performance in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Track Championships
Named the USTFCCCA Northeast Region Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Year
Named the America East Men's Outstanding Track Athlete after winning the 5,000 and 1,000 at the conference indoor meet
Won the 1,500 and anchored the first-place 4x800 relay at the America East Outdoor Championships
Captured the mile with a school-record (3:57.11) at the prestigious Boston/Valentine's Indoor Meet
Qualified for the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships for the second straight season and placed 43rd overall
Named to the 2011 America East Academic Honor Roll

Junior Season (2009-10)
Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in the mile
Became the first Binghamton runner to break four minutes in the mile with a winning time of 3:59.58 at the Penn State Indoor National Open
Won the mile at the America East Indoor Track Championships (4:04.92)
Became the first runner in program history to qualify for the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
Captured the America East Cross Country individual title and led the Bearcats to the team championship
Named to the 2010 America East Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore Season (2008-09)
Placed sixth at the NCAA East Regional Outdoor Championships in the 1,500 with a school-record time of 3:43.18
Was third at the IC4A Outdoor Championships in the 1,500 (3:50.67)
Won the 1,500 at the America East Outdoor Championships (3:51.34)
Placed sixth in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Invitational in the mile with a NCAA provisional time of 4:01.59
Finished second in the mile at the America East Indoor Championships (4:03.26).

Freshman Season (2007-08)
Transferred from Canisius following the fall semester
Was fourth in the 1,500 (3:51.40) and sixth in the 800 (1:53.97) at the America East Outdoor Championships

Before College
Named All-Northeast Region in cross country as a senior with a 24th-place finish at the 2006 race.
Placed third at the Class D State Cross Country Meet his senior year and 18th at the NYS Federation Meet

Personal
Parents are Schuyler and Laurie van Ingen.
Majoring in cinema

Top Performances
800: 1:49.83
1,000: 2:21.28
Mile: 3:57.11
3,000:7:58.72
5,000: 14:25.08