Big Ten Indoor Championships Day 1
2012-13 (R-SOPHOMORE): Indoor: ran a season-best time of 4:11.73 in the mile to finish in third-place at the Indiana University vs. Purdue University dual meet...Outdoor: finished 10th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 10,000-meter run with a career-best time of 29:56.15...finished 10th at the Polytan Invitational with a career-best time of 1:54.82 in the 800-meter run.
2011-12 (R-FRESHMAN): Cross Country: Finished 12th and was the sixth Hoosier to cross the line at Indiana Intercollegiates in a time of 25:15 ... participated at the Cowboy Jamboree where the Hoosiers placed second as a team ... ran in 27:00 at Pre-Nationals .... placed third at the Hoosier Invitational in 25:37.80. Indoor: Ran PRs of 4:07.22 in the mile, 8:11.23 in the 3,000m and 14.21.23 in the 5,000m. Outdoor: Clocked a 1:55.74 800m, a 3:53.87 1,500m and a 14:37.17 5,000m, all PRs.
2010-11 (REDSHIRT): Cross Country: Redshirted. Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Redshirted.
PREP: Ran lifetime bests of 1:56 in the 800m, 3:51 in the 1,500m, 8:27 in the 3,000m and 15:09 in the 5,000m for Bill Cunliffe at Courtice Secondary School ... earned multiple MVP awards in cross country and track and field ... was named the 2009 Senior Male Athlete of the year ... holds school records in the 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m. PERSONAL: Son of Eric and Cathie Esselink ... has a sister named Danielle ... born February 28, 1992 ... majoring in economics
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