Erik Braun
Erik Braun

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pinckney, Mich.

High School:
Pinckney Community

Position:
Jumps/Sprints

Elig. (In/Out):
SR/SR


04/20/2013

U-M Claims Seven Event Titles at EMU; Dennis, Riffle Throw at Mt. SAC

Men's Track & Field Claims Seven Titles at EMU, Two Throw at Mt. SAC

04/17/2013

Week 12: U-M to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

Men's Track & Field to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

04/06/2013

Wolverines Finish Second in Tri-Meet with Cal, Virginia

Men's Track Finishes Second in Tri-Meet with Cal, Virginia

02/09/2013

Cochran's Third-Place Triple Jump Highlights Final Day at SPIRE

Cochran's Third-Place Effort Highlights Men's Track & Field Effort at SPIRE

07/11/2012

Forty-Nine Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Forty-Nine Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Last Updated: June 21, 2013

At Michigan ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012) ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011, '12) ... Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011, '12, '13) ... Recipient of the 2011 SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) Representative of the Year Award (U-M).

R-Senior (I/O) (2013) ... Championship Meets... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished 18th in the triple jump (13.09 meters, 42-11 1/4) ...At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), fouled on all three attempts in the triple jump Outdoor ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), finished fifth in the triple jump (13.60 meters, 44-7 1/2) ...Indoor ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 16th in the triple jump (13.49 meters, 44-3 1/4) ... Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), finished second in the triple jump (13.32 meters, 43-8 1/2).

R-Junior (2012) ...Championship Meets... Competed in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), but did not record a mark ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 25), placed 15th in the triple jump (14.45 meters, 47-5) ...Outdoor...At the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finished fourth in the triple jump (14.35 meters, 47-1) ... At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), placed sixth in the triple jump (14.13 meters, 46-4 1/4) ...Indoor... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11), finished seventh in the triple jump (14.53 meters, 47-8) ... Placed third in the triple jump (14.03 meters, 46-0 1/2) at Navy's Wesley A. Brown Invitational (Jan. 28) ... At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), won the triple jump (13.76 meters, 45-1 3/4) ... Finished third in the triple jump (14.0 meters, 45-11 1/4) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).

R-Sophomore (2011) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Transitioned from sprints to field prior to start of indoor season ... Championship Meets ... Finished 12th in triple jump at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... Outdoor ... Took ninth in the triple jump at the Penn Relays (April 30) ... Finished second in triple jump at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) ... Indoor ... Won the triple jump at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Sixth in the triple jump at the Grand Valley State Big Meet (Feb. 11-12) ... Won triple jump at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Jan. 8); winning jump was 13.84 meters (45-5 feet). It was the first time in his collegiate career in which he attempted the triple jump.

R-Freshman (2010) ... Championship Meets ... Took 20th in the 100-meter dash at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (11.24) ... Outdoor ...Finished fifth in the 200-meter dash at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (April 10)... Made outdoor debut at the Duke Invitational (April 2-3), running the 100- and 200-meter dashes ... Indoor ... Ran three events during the 2010 indoor season (60-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash).

Freshman (2009) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Redshirted.

Prep ... Pinckney Community High School (2008) ... Four-year letterwinner in track and field (2005-08) ... Four-time All-Livingston County first team in track and field (2005-08) ... Three-time All-Kensington Valley Conference first team in track and field (2006-08) ... All-state 400-meter and 4x400-meter in 2008 ... Two-time team captain in track and field (2007-08) ... Two-time letterwinner in football (2006-07) ... Two-time All-Livingston County in football (2006-07) ... Two-time letterwinner in basketball (2007-08) ... All-Livingston County first team in basketball in 2008.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Majoring in psychology ... Born January 25, 1990 ... Son of David and Ronda Braun.

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Mark Date
60m (I) 7.15 2/12/10
Triple Jump (I) 47-8 ft. (14.53m) 2/11/12
200m (I) 22.73 2/12/10
400m (I) 52.07 1/22/10
100m (O) 11.01 5/7/10
200m (O) 22.81 4/2/10
400m (O) 51.52 4/30/10
Triple Jump (O) 47-7 3/4 ft. (14.52m) 4/7/11
   

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