Eric Rachita
Eric Rachita
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Massillon, Ohio
High School: Jackson
Position: Distance
Major: Polymer Science & Engineering

Indoor Top Times/Marks

  • Mile - 4:52.87 (CMU SPIRE Invitational; 1/20/18)
  • 3000m - 9:00.31 (Kent State Tune Up; 2/16/19)

Outdoor Top Times/Marks

  • 800m - 2:07.47 (OWU Marv Frye Invitational; 4/7/18)
  • 1500m - 4:18.18 (OWU Marv Frye Invitational; 4/7/18)
  • 5000m - 15:50.94 (DIII All-Ohio Outdoor Championships; 4/14/18)
  • 3000m steeplechase - 9:48.54 (DIII All-Ohio Outdoor Championships; 4/13/19)


  • Earned UAA All-Academic recognition

Personal: Competed for Jackson High School for four seasons, serving as a team captain from 2016-17... Coached by Kevin Walsh... Helped his team qualify for the state championship three times... Was fifth in the district in the 3,200m Run in 2016... Recorded top times of 17:10 in the 5K, 9:47 in the 3,200m Run, 4:44 in the 1,600m Run and 2:05 in the 800m Run... Winner of the President's Award for Academic Excellence.... Speech and Debate National Qualifier... OHSAA Scholarship Winner... Born October 1... Son of Michael and Carolyn... Father competed in cross country and track at the College of Wooster.