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Larissa Erickson
  Larissa Erickson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shawnee, Kan.

High School:
DeSoto HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
12/31/1992

Experience:
SQ


Personal Bests
Indoor: Mile: 5:16.98, 3,000m: 10:26.33
Outdoor:

2011-12: (Indoor) Competed in four meets . . . finished 24th in the 3,000m at the Conference USA Championship with a season-best mark of 10:26.33 . . . placed eighth in the mile at the KSU Invitational (5:17.45) . . . posted a season-best time of 5:16.98 in an 11th-place effort at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Did not compete.

High School: Lettered all four years at DeSoto High School in both cross country and track and field . . . was the Class 4A runner-up at state in the 800m senior year . . . was the Class 4A runner-up at state in both the 1,600m and the 3,200m junior year . . . was part of the high school team that took second at state all four years . . . was named the DeSoto Explorer Female Athlete of the Year senior year . . . also named to the Lawrence Journal World All-Metro First Team senior year . . . posted a career-best time in the 800m of 2:18.67 . . . also ran personal bests in the 1,600m (5:14) and the 3,200m (11:29).

Personal: Majoring in pre-med biology . . . starting running at age 14 . . . daughter of Joel and Melissa Erickson . . . has two younger brothers, Lars and Lance . . . born December 31, 1992.