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

2017 (Freshman): Ran in two races during his freshman season… Finished 14th among CWRU finishers and 69th overall at the Ohio Wesleyan Invitational with a season-best 8K time of 27:30.5.

  • OWU Invitational: 8K/27:30.5/69th place (Team Finish:14th)
  • Inter-Regional Rumble Open: 8K/29:22.7/60th place (Team Finish: 10th)

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.