Tara Gerlach
Tara  Gerlach


Erie, PA

High School:
Villa Maria Academy

Mid Distance


One of the Dukes' top cross country runners ... also helps secure the 800 and 1,500 meter track & field events ... ECAC qualifier

2005-06: Top three finisher for the Dukes in each cross country meet ... 36th overall at the 2005 A-10 Cross Country championships with a time of 19:25.5 ... crossed 21st at the National Catholic Invitational to lead DU to a second place finish overall

2004-05 Finished second in the 800 meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championships and was a member of the sixth place 4 x 800 meter relay team ... finished 19th at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships

2003-04: Finished third in the 1500 meter run and was a member of the third place 4 x 800 meter relay team at the Atlantic 10 Championships...finished 28th at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships

2002-03 Member of the ECAC qualifying 4 x 800m relay ... was fourth for Duquesne and 28th overall at the A-10 cross country championship ... helped set a new DU indoor mark in the 4 x 800 relay with a 14th place finish at the ECAC championship (9:16.62) ... was 7th in the 1,000m at indoor A-10s ... bronze medal winner in the 4 x 800m relay at the A-10 outdoor championship and took 9th in the 1,500m event ... helped establish a new DU indoor record in the DMR

HIGH SCHOOL Finished second at the PIAA District 10 championships in the 400 meters ... 2001 District 10 400 meter champion ... won the 400 and 800 meter events at the 1999-2000 and 2000-01 Metro championships ... a state qualifier in the 400 meter and 4 x 800 meter relay ... member of her school record holding 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 meter relay squads ... a member of the National Honor Society ... soup kitchen volunteer

PERSONAL: A nursing major ... Director of Athletics' Honor Roll ... her older sister Trista competed for the Slippery Rock cross country/track & field programs ... born February 17, 1984


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