Kansas Jayhawks
Eric Gawlick - Cross Country - Kansas Jayhawks
Position Distance
Class Sophomore
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Blue Valley Northwest


2022 INDOOR (So.)

Opened in the indoor season at the Jayhawk Classic where he finished fifth in the mile with a time of 4:26.52…Competed in the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational where he finished eighth overall in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:42.10.

2021 OUTDOOR (So.)

Opened his outdoor season at the Mizzou Spring Opener, which he ran a 4:10.37 in the 1,500 meters … Ran a personal best 9:33.70 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the ORU Invitational, winning the event … Ran a personal best 4:03.33 in the 1,500 at the Tom Botts Invitational.


Placed 125th at the Gans Greek Classic in Columbia, Missouri… Finished in 178th at the FSU Invite/Pre-Nationals in Tallahassee, Florida.  


Donned the Crimson and the Blue for his first cross country meet at Kansas at the Cowboy Jamboree (10/3) … Ran a time of 26:55.8 at the OSU Cross Country Course to place 90th overall individually.

2020 INDOOR (So.)

Made his KU debut at the Jayhawk Classic (1/23-1/24), running a 8:51.04 in the 3,000 meters … Ran a personal best 8:33.61 at the Iowa State Classic (2/14-2/15) in the 3,000 meters, finishing 32nd.


Competed at Pittsburg State University before transferring to KU … At Pittsburg State, he placed fifth overall in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the 2019 MIAA Outdoor Championships, running a 9:27.37.


Competed at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas … Placed eighth in the 3,200 meters at the KSHSAA 6a Regional Championships … Ran a personal best 9:51.42 in th 3,200 meters at the Shawnee Mission North Relays, going on to win the event.