Blake Evertsen
Blake Evertsen
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hinsdale, Ill.
High School: Hinsdale Central
Position: Distance
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Career Bests:
1500m: 3:58.66
Mile: 4:12.75
3000m: 8:34.09
5000m: 14:48.84

Ran his first NCAA career mile and recorded a 4:12.75 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational… Also ran his first 1500 and finished with a 3:58.66 at the 2019 Harvard-Yale Match… Achieved a career 14:48.84 in the 5000 at the Virginia Challenge.

Set a career-best 8:34.09 in the Boston University Season Opener (Dec. 2) … Finished the 5000m with a career-high 15:06.91 at the Raleigh Relays (Mar. 30-31). 

"I'm excited to add someone of Blake's work ethic, determination and passion for the sport to our team.  He's been part of winning teams throughout his high school career, helping Hinsdale to their first ever state cross country team title. I'm confident he'll bring those characteristics to our program with his leadership." – Coach Saretsky