Will Geiken
Will Geiken
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif
High School: Los Gatos
Position: Distance
Major: Environmental Science and Public Policy
House Affiliation: Currier

Rounded out a top-five Crimson finish with a time of 24:58 in the 100th meeting of Yale … Finished third for the Crimson and 44th overall at the Paul Short Invitational (24:47) … Crossed the finish line fifth for the Crimson (164th overall) at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 24:43 … Ran the 8K in 24:31.2 at Heps, finishing third for the Crimson and 28th overall … Finished 39th at Regionals (31:10.0) … The second Crimson runner to cross at the NCAA Championships with a time of 32:08.1.

Rounded out the Harvard scorers, finishing with a time of 24:54 at the Princeton Invitational Oct. 13 ... Was the fourth Harvard scorer and had a top-40 finish covering the course in 26:08.5 at the IC4A Championships Nov. 17

Placed 20th at the Bryant Invitational with a time of 15:55.77 … Finished 44th at the Paul Short Invitational Sept. 30 with a time of 25:58.6 ... Finished 41st at the Heptagonal Championships Oct. 29 with a time of 25.59.4.

High School
Four-year member of the cross country and track and field teams at Los Gatos … Served as captain of both squads as a sophomore, junior and senior … Four-time all-league cross country honoree and team MVP from 2008-10 … Named to All-CCS third team as a sophomore, second team as a junior and first team as a senior … Also named to first team All-Northern California as a senior … Track team MVP in 2009 and ’10 … 2010 CCS cross country champion … Set freshman/sophomore 3,200-meter run record and holds school 5K cross country record.

Named Wildcat/Principal’s Scholar three times and Junior Scholar Athlete in 2010 … Presidential Service Award, Wildcat Service Award and Avagadros Excellence in Chemistry Award recipient … Involved with Los Gatos recreation department community service from 2007-10 … Hobbies include surfing, soccer, capture the flag, camping and hiking … Grandfather, Harold Jack Geiken, received his Masters degree from Harvard in 1951 … Father, Stacy Geiken (Stanford), and aunt, Linda Gill (UCLA), were both collegiate athletes.