Eric Schuler
Eric Schuler
Height: 5-10
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Reservoir
Position: Distance

2015 Outdoor: Ran in three distance events for the Retrievers this spring... Opened the season with a season best in the 800m run, crossing the finish line in a time of 2:01.15... At the Mason Spring Invitational, he set another season best in the 5,000m run, finishing in a time of 14:40.85... The final event he ran this year was the 10,000m run... He recorded a season best time of 31:41.72 at the Colonial Relays... Named to the America East All-Academic Team... Named to America East Commissioners' Honor Roll.

2014-15 Indoor: Ran in distance events, mostly the mile and 3,000m runs in the winter... Recorded his career best mile time at the Metro Team Challenge, crossing the tape in a time of 4:18.18... Also set a career best mark in the 3,000m run at the Penn State National Invite, finishing in a time of 8:28.45.

2014 Outdoor: Finished 21st in the 10,000m run at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont… Also competed in the 1,500m and 5,000m events during the spring season… Clocked his best 5k time of 15:12.28 at the Colonial Relays at William and Mary… Selected to the America East All-Academic Team… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the 3,000m run at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York, placing 15th overall… Recorded a top season 3k time of 8:38.79 while finishing fourth at the Navy Invitational… Raced in the one mile event at the NYU Team Challenge, finishing in 13th with a time of 4:22.82.

2013 Outdoor: Finished tenth in the 5,000m run at the 2013 America East Championships…Recorded a career-best time in the 5k event at the Mason Invitational by crossing the line in 15:06.34… His time ranks ninth all-time in school history… Also competed in the 1,500 during the season, registering a season-best time of 4:03.58 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Placed 11th in the 3,000m run at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships with a time of 8:42.09… Set a career-best in the event earlier in the season at the Penn State Nationals with a time of 8:30.37, the fifth-fastest time in school history.

2012 Outdoor: Ran UMBC's second-fastest time of the season in the 5,000m run, 15:13.67, placing 15th at the Duke Invitational... Finished 23rd in the 5,000m run at the conference meet with a time of 15:58.26... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Placed eighth in the one-mile run with a time of 4:19.08 at the America East Championships... His time ranks tenth all-time in UMBC program history.

Background: Holds five individual records and helped set three relay records while competing in cross country and track at Reservoir High... Won the 2010 Howard County cross country championship... Helped lead the Gators to the 2010 outdoor track and field state championship... A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Greg and Maureen Schuler... Has two brothers, Brian and Jason... Majoring in computer science and would like to work as a software developer... Born Apr. 24, 1993.