Erik Stanton
Erik Stanton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Hersey

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/25/1991

03/31/2012

Illinois State at EIU Big Blue Classic

Illinois State at EIU Big Blue Classic

2011-12

Indoor: Finished second at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3) in the mile with a time of 4:30.62.

Outdoor: Ran a season-best 2:09.25 in the 800-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) ... followed with a season-best 4:03.65 in the 1,500-meter run at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 4).

2010-11

Indoor: Finished fifth in the 600-meter run at the Redbird Invite with a time of 1:25.71 ... set a new career-best in the mile with a 4:23.94 finish at the EIU Friday Night Special ... took second at the MVC Indoor Championships as part of the distance medley relay team ... earned All-Valley honors.

Outdoor: Finished with a time of 10:09.09 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to take fourth at the Lee Calhoun Invite ... set a new career mark at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a time of 15:21.71 in the 5,000-meter run.

2009-10

Indoor: Ran a career-best time of 4:34.42 in the mile at the Redbird Open to finish in third place.

Outdoor: Finished in second place in the 1500-meter run at the Redbird Spring Invitational in 4:05.12 ... ran a season best time of 4:00.68 in the 1500-meter run at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... placed 10th at the MVC Championships in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:03.28.

At Hersey High School: Ran a 4:17 mile junior season ... earned all-conference honors ... a member of the 4X800-meter relay team that won the conference championship.

Personal: Born 3/25/1991 ... sibling is Kerri.