Biography - Erik van Ingen / Men's Cross Country
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Erik van Ingen
bu athletes    Class   Senior
bu athletes    Height   5-8
bu athletes    Hometown   Marathon, N.Y.
bu athletes    High School   Marathon (Canisius College)

Junior Season (2009)

Qualified for the NCAA Championships by placing seventh overall out of 244 runners at the Northeast Regional Meet.
The America East Conference individual champion.
Named all-conference for the second year in a row
Placed a program-best 17th overall (in a field of 386 runners) at the Lehigh Paul Short Run.
The America East Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week on Oct. 5.
Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in the mile
Won the mile at the America East Indoor Track Championships

Sophomore Season (2008)

Earned all-conference honors with a fourth-place finish at the America East Championships.
Won the University of Buffalo Stampede in a field of 110 runners.
Finished a team-best 42nd (out of 298 runners) at the Lehigh Paul Short Run.
Placed a team-best 26th (out of 206 runners) at the Penn State National Open.
Took second place (out of 122 runners) at the season-opening Baltimore Metro Meet.
During the indoor track season, he met the NCAA provisional standard in the mile with a time of 4:01.59.
During the outdoor track season, he won the 1,500 at the America East Championships and placed eighth at the NCAA East Regional Meet.

Freshman Season (2007)

Placed a team-best 11th at the 2006 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) meet for Canisius.
Named the MAAC Runner of the Week twice his freshman season.
During the outdoor track season, he placed fourth in the 1,500 and sixth in the 800 at the America East Championships.

Before College

Finished 24th at the 2006 Foot Locker Northeast Regional Championships.
Named Second-Team All-State by the New York State Sports Writers Association (NYSSWA).
Placed third at the Class D State Meet his senior year and 18th at the New York State (NYS) Federation Meet.


Born Aug. 25, 1989.
Parents are Schuyler and Laurie van Ingen.
Majoring in cinema.