Eric McKean
Eric McKean
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pataskala, Ohio
High School: Watkins Memorial

2017-18: Opened the 2017 season at the Kentucky Bluegrass Invitational and finished the 8K with a season-best time of 25:48.1… Competed at the 2017 MAC Championships and clocked in a 26:06.9 time… Ended the season at the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships and recorded a 10K time of 35:05.1.

2016-17: Started the season at the Flyer 5K Challenge placing 23rd with a 16:12.8 time… Ran at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite and clocked in a 26:45.2 mark in the 8K… Completed the season at the MAC Championship with a 27:59.2 time.

Prior to Ohio: 
Earned 2 Varsity letters for Cross Country and Track and 1 letter for Soccer at Watkins Memorial High School... Was named the captain of the cross country team his senior year... Highlights of his high school career include being put in the statistics column, breaking 7 new school records in years 2015 and 2016, and being listed in the top 5 all-time cross country... Helped lead his team to become 2-time LCL Champions, D1 Regional Champions, and Runner-ups at the District Meet.

Personal: Son of Michael and Diane McKean... Has one brother, Michael, and one sister, Michelle... Lists favorite team as the Pittsburgh Steelers and his favorite athletes as Evan Jager and Eric Jenkins... Hobbies include running and playing 2K... Plans to major in Pre-Exercise Physiology.