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James Eichberger
James Eichberger

Green Brae, Calif.

High School:
Catalina (Arizona)


Cross Country/Middle Distance



UA Women Head to Eugene With 12 Entries

At the final day of competition at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona added seven additional entries to the program's total for the finals in Eugene.


T&F In Austin For NCAA West Prelims

The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and fields will compete in the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round on May 23-25.


T&F Women Take Second At Pac-12 Championshps

The No. 5 women's track and field earned a runner-up finish at the Pac-12 Championships while the men finished in seventh place.


Brigetta Barrett Sets Collegiate Record In High Jump

Brigetta Barrett set the collegiate record in the women's high jump and won her third-straight conference title.


Track Cats Seek Pac-12 Title

The Pac-12 Championships will take place on May 11-12 at USC's Cromwell Field and Katherine B. Loker Stadium.

2011 NCAA Indoor All-American

2011 All-Pac-10

2012 All-Pac-12

2012 NCAA Outdoor Second-team All-American

2012: Indoors, Eichberger clocked a season-best time of 1:48.96 in the 800 meters at the UW Final Qualifier in Seattle, good for third place overall ... He also ran the third leg on the 4x400-meter relay team, the quartet of Clifton Leake, Chris McSwain, Eichberger and Sean Delfani took sixth place at the MPSF Championships with a season-best time of 3:12.00 ... Outdoors, Eichberger clocked a season-best time of 1:47.64 at the NCAA West Preliminaries, the second-fastest race of his career was good for a trip to the NCAA Championships ... In his first trip to the NCAA Championships as an individual, Eichberger earned second-team All-America honors ... He finished in 15th place during the preliminary round, clocking a time of 1:48.52 ... At the Pac-12 Championships, Eichberger took fourth place in the 800-meter run, posting a time of 1:48.96 ... As a member of the 4x400-meter relay, the quartet of Clifton Leake, Chris McSwain, Garic Wharton and Eichberger took ninth place at the Pac-12 Championships, clocking a time of 3:17.55 ... The quartet of Leake, McSwain, Eichberger and Sean Delfani clocked a season-best time of 3:11.44 at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, good for second place.

2011 (XC): Redshirted the cross country season.

2011: In his only event of the indoor season, he won the 800-meter run at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 1:48.43 ... Outdoors, he set a personal best at the Pac-10 Championships in the 800 meters, finishing in third place with a time of 1:48.84 ... At the NCAA West Preliminaries, he had a time of 1:49.48 in the 800 meters.

2010 (XC): Eichberger earned a 20th-place finish with a time of 22:35.29 for the 4.25 mile run at the Dave Murray Invitational... At the Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival, he finished fifth in the three-mile race, running 15:19.0 ... Had an 8K time of 26:54.2 at thePre-Nationals ... At the Pac-10 Championships, Eichberger finished with a time of 25:08.90.

2010: Redshirted his sophomore year for the Wildcats but had a successful summer campaign in the 800 meters running internationally for Mexico ... Recorded a personal best of 1:47.42 at the Liberoamericanos meet in San Fernando, Spain ... Later went on to represent Mexico at the NACAC U-23 Championships and qualified for the final of the 800 meters, running a time of 1:48.34.

2009: Earned an NCAA West Regional qualification in the 800 meters at the UA-ASU-NAU Dual Meet in a time of 1:50.34 - his personal best on the season - to finish second ... At the regional meet, he came close to matching that time with a mark of 1:50.59 to finish 13th ... Also a main member of the men's 4x400-meter relay team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won six state titles during his junior and senior years ... In 2008, was the state champion in the Arizona Division 4A-II 400 and 800 meters as a senior and was also a member of Catalina's 4x400-meter relay state championship team ... Was chosen as the 2008 Arizona Daily Star Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year and the 2008 Arizona Daily Star Student-Athlete of the Year ... Also won the 400 and 800 meters as a junior during the 2007 season in addition to another title with the 4x400-meter relay team, competing at the Division 4A-I level ... Second runner-up in the 400-meters at the 2006 Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL: Born in Green Brae, Calif., he is the son of Martha C. Eichberger ... Has two siblings, Michael and Anna ... Majoring in business economics.