Dan Harmsen
Dan Harmsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Mich.

High School:
Rockford

Position:
Hurdles/Sprints


At Michigan... 2008 Outdoor All-American (4x400-meter Relay) ...Two-time Big Ten Outdoor Champion (2008: 400-meter Hurdles, 4x400-meter Relay) ... 2008 First Team All-Big Ten (Outdoor) ... 2009 Second Team All-Big Ten (Outdoor).

5th/Senior (2009)...Academic All-Big Ten ... member of 2009 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Outdoor... finished 16th in the 400-meter hurdle semifinals with a time of 51.17 after recording a time of 51.02 during the prelims at the NCAA Championships (June 10-13) ... finished third in the 400-meter hurdles with a career-best time of 50.59 and was part of the seventh-place 4x400-meter team which finished with a season-best time of 3:07.83 at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (May 29-30) ... finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.10 and was part of the fourth-place 4x400-meter relay team at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 15-17) ... finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles championship with a time of 51.67 at the Penn Relays (April 24) ... finished first in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.06 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (April 17) ... finished second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 53.02 at Ohio State (April 11) ... finished first in the 400-meter hurdles with an NCAA regional time of 51.60 at the Rice Bayou Classic (March 28) ... Indoor... finished 11th in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.52 and was part of third-place 4x400-meter relay squad which finished in a season-best time of 3:12.07 at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) ... picked up a career-best time of 48.01 in the 400-meter dash and was part of the 4x400-meter relay squad whichturned ina season-best time of 3:13.05 at the Akorn Invitational (Feb. 14) ... recorded a season-best time of 1:20.37 in the 600-meter run at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 31) ... finished third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.56 against Ohio State (Jan. 17) ... ran a career-best 1:57.38 in the 800-meter run at the EMU Invitational (Jan. 10).

Senior/Junior (2008)...Outdoor... ran on the fourth place 4x400-meter relay team (3:04.64) at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Championships

... placed seventh in the 400-meter hurdles (51.43) and was a part of the 2nd place 4x400-meter relay team (3:05.79) at the NCAA Mideast Regional Meet ... won the 400-meter hurdles with an --NCAA Mideast Regional -- time of 51.12 and was also a member of the first-place 4x400-meter relay that posted an -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- time of 3:08.39 at the Big Ten Championships (May 16-18) ... won the 400-meter hurdles with a -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- time of 50.98 at the Jesse Owens Classic (May 3) ... was a member of the fifth-place -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- qualifying 4x400-meter relay team (3:09.75, 3:06.78 prelims) at the Penn Relays (April 24-26) ... won the 400-meter hurdles with a -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- time of 52.09 against Ohio State (April 5) ... Indoor... finished fifth in the 600-meter run (1:19.55) at the Big Ten Championships (March 1-2) ... finished fourth in the 400-meter dash with a -- career record -- time of 48.36 at the Akron Open (Feb. 2) ... took fourth in the 400-meter dash (49.99) against Ohio State (Jan. 19).

Junior/Sophomore (2007)...Outdoor... competed in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big Ten Championships (May 11-13) ... placed second in the 400-meter hurdles (52.22) at the Len Paddock Invite (May 4-5) ... ran on the 4x400-meter relay (3:15.33) at the Penn Relays (April 26-28) ... won the 400-meter hurdles (51.92) and ran on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:12.86) at the EMU Invite (April 21) ... Indoor...placed ninth in the 600-meter run (1:19.22, 1:19.05 in prelims) and was a member of the sixth place 4x400-meter relay team (3:13:14) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-25) ... placed 10th in the 400-meter dash (49.28) and ran on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:12.97) at the Indiana Gladstein Invite (Jan. 26-27) ... placed third in the 600-meter dash with a time of 1:21.38 and was the leadoff leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:14.20) at the Red Simmons/Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19-20) ... was the fourth leg on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:23.21) and placed third in the 600-meter run (1:22.08) at the Chippewa Open (Jan. 12).

Sophomore/Freshman (2006)...Outdoor... competed in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regional (May 26-27), clocking 52.14 in the preliminaries ... claimed fourth place in the 400-meter hurdles (51.94)at the Big Ten Championships (May 12-14) ... won the intermediate hurdles (52.53) at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 5-6) ... took sixth in 400-meter hurdles heat and contributed to sixth-place 4x400-meter relayat Penn Relays (April 27-29) ... Indoor... competed in the 400-meters at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-25).

Freshman (2005)... redshirted indoor and outdoor seasons ... Summer... claimed eighth in the 400-meter hurdles (53.87) at the USA Junior Championships.

Prep... Rockford High School (2004) ... National Honor Society ... two-time Academic All-State ... 2004 All-State selection ... claimed third place in 300-meter hurdles and fourth in the 4x400-meter relay at the 2004 Michigan state championships ... claimed 20th (300-meter hurdles), sixth in the 4x400-meter relayand 12th in the 4x800-meter relayat the 2003 state meet ... holds the school record in the 300-meter hurdles (38.12) and 4x400-meter relay (3:20.50) ... three-time league champion ... two-time team MVP in hurdles/middle-distance ... 2004 team captain ... also competed in cross country.

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on May 5, 1986 ... Son of Mark and Pamela Harmsen ... Father competed in cross country and track at Michigan.

COLLEGIATE BESTS

EventTimeDate
400m48:012/14/09
600m1:19.052/21/09
800m1:57.381/10/09
400m Hurdles50.595/30/09