Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

HIGH SCHOOL: Eichler graduated from Pinnacle High School and was the track and field team’s MVP his freshman year and senior year … He earned district and regional titles in the 100, 200 and 400 meters … At the Arizona State Championships, Eichler claimed a third-place finish in the 400-meter sprint … He holds school records in those three events as well … His record in the 100 meters is 10.83, 21.79 in the 200 meters and 48.36 in the 400 meters.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Detlev and Gena Eichler and was born in Fountain Valley, Calif. … He has a sister, Natalie … He is pursuing a degree in physiology and aspires to work in sports medicine.