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Erika Overbeck

Erika  Overbeck


Ada, Mich.

High School:
Grand Rapids Christian



Cross Country Set For Big 12 Championships

Men's, women's athletes in action on Saturday in Kansas.


Cross Country Leads Big 12 With 20 On Academic Team

Five men's runners, 15 women's athletes honored.


Women's Cross Country Wins HBU Invitational

Sophomore Peyton Thomas takes individual title to pace Lady Bears.


Cross Country Men 10th, Women 14th at Chile Pepper Festival

Bears paced by freshman Eric Anderson.


Cross Country To Compete at Chile Pepper Festival

Men's, women's teams in action in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday.

• 2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
• Four-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll

2013 Cross Country: Race in seven meets with three scoring performances...Registered fifth-place finish at HBU Invitational in season-best 5K-time of 18:13.0, while leading Lady Bears to team title...Was BU's second runner at North Texas Invitational with 5K-time of 18:52.48 to be 11th overall...Tallied final scoring performance at NCAA South Central Regional Championships with 6K-time of 22:38.6, crossing the line as BU's fifth runner and 69th overall..Had season-best 6,000-meter time (22:27.20) to be 56th at Big 12 Championships...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors.

2013 Track: Competed in two outdoor meets...Had season-best 1,500-meter time of 4:56.21 with fifth-place finish in afternoon session of Michael Johnson Classic...Ran a 10:44.26 at Razorback Invitational in lone indoor meet to take 20th in 3,000-meter event...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012 Cross Country: Participated in four meets...Was Baylor's third finisher at the Chile Pepper Festival and 175th overall in only scoring performance of season...Posted season-best 6K-time (23:51.6) with 75th-place finish at Big 12 Championships...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors.

2012 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011 Cross Country: Competed in four meets during season, finishing in top five one time...Finished in top 40 three times, including season-best 37th-place finish at HBU/Puma Invitational with four-mile time of 20:11...Ran season-best at 4,000 meters of 16:03.3 at Bear Twilight Invitational to place 40th...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

High School: Helped Grand Rapids (Mich.) Christian High School to state cross country title as senior, along with two runner-up finishes at state the previous two seasons...Also led cross country team to three regional and two district titles...Earned academic all-state honors...Lettered in cross country three times...Personal best of 19:04 over five kilometers.

Personal: Full name is Erika Ruth Overbeck...Born Feb. 2, 1993, in Grand Rapids, Mich....Daughter of James and Lynne Overbeck...Majoring in health science studies/pre-physical therapy.

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