Craig Eppler
Craig Eppler
Height: 5-7
Weight: 135
Year: So.
Hometown: Bethlehem, Pa.
High School: Northampton
Position: Distance
Major: Finance

2011: Begins his freshman season with the Spartan track & field squad ... had a quality first year with the cross country program which should help his comfort level heading into track season ... will look to find his best race this season ... should help the Spartans in a variety of distance events.

2011: Ran a time of 1:00.19 in the 400 meter dash at the UNF Spring Break Invitational ... in the 800 meter dash had a personal best 2:17.10 at the Golden Ram Invitational ... at the Gettysburg, Messiah, York Tri-Meet he ran a 4:27.18 in the 1500 meter run ... garnered a time of 35:49.99 in the 10000 meter run at the CAC Championships.

Personal: Is a finance major ... is the son of Edward and Laura Eppler ... born on July 21, 1991 ... was team captain senior year and scholar athlete in high school ... was an honorable mention all-league selection during his junior and senior high school years ... named the cross country MVP as a prep athlete ... names his parents as the people he most admires ... hobbies include running, lifting, basketball ... favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine ... chose York because of the "great value, five-year MBA option, and the opportunity to run cross country and track" ... most significant athletic achievement is running in the CAC and Regional Championships during his freshman season ... most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartan program is winning the CAC Men's Track & Field team championship in the spring of 2011 ... after graduation he plans on working in the finance department of a major company.

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