AS A JUNIOR:Competed in four meets during the cross country season … placed 80th out of 288 runners in the Wisconsin Invitational 6K (20:57) … placed 20th out of 140 runners in the ACC Championship 6K (21:08.7), earning All-ACC honors … finished 41st out of 227 runners in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 6K (21:24) … earned a cross country monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in five meets for the Irish during first cross country season with team, culminating in NCAA Great Lakes all-region honors after finishing 22ndout of 217 runners on the 6K course (20:53) to help Notre Dame finish third out of 32 teams … also ran for the Irish at the BIG EAST Championship, taking 20thout 126 runners on the 6K course (21:33) as Notre Dame finished fifth out of 15 teams … opened year with a 10thplace finish out of 266 runners on the 5K course at the National Catholic Championship (17:47.2) … finished 47thout of 145 runners in the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:27) … took second out of 107 runners in the 6K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (21:11) … named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a cross country monogram … Did not compete during the track & field season.
AS A FRESHMAN (Johns Hopkins): Placed 20th for John Hopkins at the DIII NCAA Cross Country Championships, picking up All-America accolades … competed in both the DIII NCAA Indoor & outdoor Championships finishing fifth during the indoor meet and fourth during the outdoor meet in the 5,000m run, earning All-America accolades … won the most valuable freshman and freshman all-conference award for the Blue Jays.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Red Bank Catholic High School (N.J.) in the spring of 2011 … four-year letterwinner in cross country, indoor/outdoor track and swimming … ran in the meet of champions in cross country (`08) and in indoor/outdoor track (`10-`11) … participated in the Nike cross country national (`10) and Nike indoor national races (`11) … ran personal bests in the 10,000m (36:33), 5,000m (16:50) and in the mile (5:08) … founder of the non-profit organization Tree Tops … attended the same high school as current Irish track runner Rob Devine and Kevin Byrne … uncle, David, and aunt, Heidi, attended Notre Dame … full name is Hannah Elizabeth Eckstein … born in Silver Springs, Md. to Roland and Eileen Eckstein … has two brothers and one sister … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in international economics with a minor in international development studies.