BSU Cross Country BIO
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 Ericka Rinehart

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 Cross Country Top Performances  Time (Date)
 5K  19:09.68 (9/13/13)
 6K  23:26 (11/1/14)
 Indoor Top Performances  Time or Mark (Date)
 3000m Run  10:49.79 (12/5/15)
 5000m Run  18:40.03 (2/12/16)
 Mile Run  5:22.92 (2/20/15)
 Outdoor Top Performances  Time or Mark (Date)
 1500m Run  4:55.81 (4/25/15)
 5000m Run  18:49.79 (4/5/14)
 3000m Steeplechase  11:34.47 (5/6/16)


2016 OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD (Jr.): Competed in four meets … named Academic All-Mid-American Conference … placed 15th in the 3000m steeplechase at the MAC Outdoor Championships (May 12-14) with a time of 11:35.74 … turned in a career-best 3000m steeplechase time of 11:34.47 to place seventh at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 6) … placed second in the 3000m steeplechase at the Ball State Challenge (April 16) with a time of 11:35.20 … turned in a season-fast 1500m time of 5:05.97 at the season-opening Stan Lyons Invitational (March 19).


2016 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD (Jr.): Competed in five of Ball State’s eight meets … named Academic All-MAC … opened the season with a career-best 3000m run time of 10:49.79 to place second in the event at the Mastodon Opener (Dec. 5) … added a career-fast 5000m run time of 18:40.03 at the Grand Valley State Big Meet (Feb. 12) … posted a season-best mile run of 5:26.60 to place ninth at the BGSU Opener (Jan. 9).


2015 CROSS COUNTRY (Jr.): Competed in all six meets … named Academic All-MAC … Ball State’s third fastest runner at the 2015 MAC Championship (Oct. 31), placing 74th overall in 23:52.9 … Led the Cardinals to the line at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 13) with a season-fast 6K time of 23:29.2 to place 151st overall among the 215 runner field … Earned a season-best 5K time of 19:33.97 at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 3).


2015 OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD (So.): Competed in seven meets … named Academic All-MAC … placed 17th in the 3000m steeplechase at the MAC Outdoor Championships (May 14-16) with a time of 11:51.84 … her career-best 3000m steeplechase time of 11:42.12 at the Hillsdale “Last Chance” Classic (May 7) ranked 22nd on the MAC outdoor performance list … her collected a season-best time of 18:56.98 in the 5000m run at the Miami Invitational, while running a season-best 1500m of 4:55.81 at the RedHawk Invitational (4/25).


2015 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD (So.): Competed in six meets … turned in a career-best mile time of 5:22.92 at the Ball State Open (Feb. 20) … added a season-best 3000m run time of 10:51.09 one week earlier at the Fred Wilt Invitational (Feb. 14).


2014 CROSS COUNTRY (So.): Competed in six meets ... placed 89th at the MAC Championship (Nov. 1) with a career-fast 6K time of 23:26 ... recorded a season-fast 5K time of 19:20.5 to place 159th at the Notre Dame Invitational (Oct. 3).


2014 OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD (Fr.): Competed in three meets … clocked a career-best 5000m run time of 18:49.79 at the Miami Invitational (April 5) … placed third in the 5000m run at the Ball State Invitational (April 11) by crossing the finish line in 19:19.25.


2014 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD (Fr.): Competed in five meets … turned in a season-best 5000m run time of 19:20.66 at the Hillsdale “Wide-Track” Classic (Feb. 8) … clocked a season-fast time of 11:08.96 in the 3000m run at the Ball State Quadrangular (Feb. 21).


2013 CROSS COUNTRY (Fr.): Competed in all seven meets … was Ball State’s second-best finisher in three meets, including the Mid-American Conference Championships (Nov. 2), in which she placed 74th overall with a 6K time of 23:57.54 … turned in a career-fast 6K clocking of 23:53.40 to place 13th overall at the season-opening IPFW Invitational (Sept. 7) … posted her career-fast 5K clocking of 19:09.68 one week later at the Mel Brodt Collegiate Opener (Sept. 13).


HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in cross country and four letters in track & field at Angola High School … four-time first team All-Conference selection in cross country … earned second team All-State accolades as a junior after placing 22nd at the IHSAA State Championship with a time of 18:56.0, just 50.4 seconds behind the race winner … also placed 32nd at the state meet as a senior and 62nd as a sophomore … turned in a career-fast and school-record clocking of 18:38.70 at the New Prairie Invitational her junior season … helped guide Angola to a sectional title her junior year, and to semi-state has a senior … was a four-year All-Conference and All-Area selection in track & field … posted a career-best mile of 5:07.07 as a sophomore and a career-fast two mile of 11:14.67 as a junior … also earned four letters in basketball at Angola … was a four-time first team All-Conference selection.


PERSONAL: Daughter of Rick and Tammy Rinehart … has a twin sister, Rachel … full name is Ericka Nicole Rinehart … born Oct. 20, 1994 in Ashley, Ind. … maintains a 3.590 grade-point average as a nursing major.


Position: Cross Country
Year: Senior
Hometown: Angola, Ind.
High School: Angola
Experience: 3 Letters
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