Jensen earns gold medal, heading to NCAA Championships.
The ISU men's squad looks to earn its highest finish since 2004.
ISU seeks its first title under head coach Elvis Forde.
The Illinois State track and field team shines in both meets this weekend.
The Redbirds look to compete against top competitors this weekend.
PRIOR TO ISU
Maine South High School: Eckhart spent two years at Illinois before transferring to Illinois State...Four year letterwinner in both track and field and cross country...As a senior he notched a third-place finish in the 3200-meter run at the state competition to accompany a seventh-place finish at the state cross country meet...Notched a first-place finish in the 3200-meter run and a third-place finish in the 1600-meter run at sectionals...Helped lead his team to a 10th-place finish at state as a junior...Personal-best three-mile time 14:33.
Personal: Born 11/11/92...Parents are Dave and Therese Eckhart...Siblings are Zach, Cailin, Riley and Jake...Plans to major in public relations.