UND Roster

2016-17 Cross Country Roster

Eric Gebeke

Middle Distance


Class Sophomore
Hometown Lino Lakes, MN
High School White Bear Lake Area
Bio

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • 2013 BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT:

  • Recorded a personal best time of 1:50.83 in the 800m at the ACC Indoor Championship.

AS A SENIOR:Â

  • Placed sixth in the 800m at the Notre Dame Invitational (1:53.58).

AS A JUNIOR:Â

  • Was the highest Irish finisher in the 800m at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge when he finished fourth (1:52.60).
  • Was 10th in the 800m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (1:51.81).

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Recorded a season-best effort in the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:51.64).

AS A FRESHMAN:Â

  • Ran a season-best 800m at the Alex Wilson with a time of 1:51.35.
  • Finished fifth in the 800m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a time of 1:52.03 and helped the Notre Dame 4x800m relay take fourth.
  • Finished third in the 600m run (1:21.03) and helped the 4x800m relay team finish second (7:37.73) at the Indiana University Relays.

PREP AND PERSONAL:Â

  • Graduated from White Bear Lake Area High School (White Bear Lake, Minn.) in the spring of 2012.
  • 12-time letter winner in football, basketball and track.
  • Named team captain of all three squads senior year.
  • Four-time all-state in the 800m run and champion in 2011 (1:53.3) and 2012 (1:52.0).
  • All-state in the 4x400m (2009, 2010).
  • All-state in the 4x200m relay (2011, 2012), including winning a state championship in 2011 (1:28.29).
  • Placed second at the New Balance High School Nationals meet in the 4x400m relay.
  • Broke White Bear Lake’s all-time 800m record that stood for 32 years that was held by father.
  • Named the AAU High School Sullivan Award Finalist (one of four national recipients) senior year.
  • Earned the 2012 St. Paul Downtown Lions Club Prep Athlete of the Year, White Bear Lake High School C.H. Christensen Honor Athlete of the Year and the Minnesota State High School League Triple “A” award nominee.
  • Named all-conference and MVP in football (2012).
  • Active as the vice -president of National Honor Society.
  • Carried a 4.27 GPA and was ranked fifth in graduating class.
  • Recipient of Superintendent’s Core Values scholarship, the Bear Award and KARE-11 Television Academic All-Star.
  • Father was a BIG 10 Track & field champion in 1983 in the 1,500m (outdoor) and in the 1,000m (indoor) at the University of Minnesota.
  • Full name is Eric Michael Gebeke.
  • Born in Downers Grove, III.
  • Son of Michael and Kathleen Gebeke.
  • Has one younger sister, Leah.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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