Mitch Erickson
Mitch Erickson

RS Senior

Steger, Ill.

High School:
Marian Catholic HS

Pole Vault



Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.


Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Six

A quick update on all things Purdue track and field.


Two Boilermakers Podium on Day One at B1G Championships

Dani Bunch and Coy Blair each medaled in the shot put on Friday.


Track Tidbits and IU Relays Preview

The Boilermakers have a number of individuals among the nation's best.


NCAA East Prelims - Day Three

Four Boilermakers competed on the final day of the NCAA East Prelims.

2012:At the Purdue Invitational (1/7), took first place by jumping 16-10.75 in the pole vault. Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/25) and placed 6th. Jumped a season high 16-00.75 during the outdoor season at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (4/13-4/14) and took fifth. Placed fourth at the Purdue Open (4/27-4/28).


Competed in six indoor meets; recorded best jump and provisionally qualified for the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships in pole vault at the Boilermaker Invitational (2/20) with a mark of 5.20m/17-00.75; redshirted the outdoor season.

Two-year varsity letterwinner at Marian Catholic High School; won back-to-back Illinois State High School Class AA Championships in the pole vault; qualified for the U.S. Junior National Championships in 2008 and 2009, taking fifth place in 2009; cleared a career-best and set a conference record with a mark of 5.13 meters (16-10.00).

Mitchell William Erickson was born May 2, 1990, in Steger, Ill.; is the son of Brian and Lynn Erickson; has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Kaitlyn; intends to major in construction management.


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