Craig Eppler
Craig Eppler
Height: 5-7
Weight: 135
Year: So.
Hometown: Bethlehem, Pa.
High School: Northampton
Major: Finance

2011: Enters his sophomore campaign season with the Green and White aftering gaining quality experience as a rookie ... is a promising student-athlete who showed potential last season... should benefit greatly from a full collegiate year of both cross country and track ... will have the opportunity to become a more significant contributor to the Spartan program this year.

2010: His first collegiate race was the McDaniel College Green Terror Challenge where he placed 29th with a 17:59 in the 5k portion on September 11 ... took 17th at York's Coach Achtzehn Classic on September 18 with a 28:40 ... posted his best time of the year (28:03) at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships where he placed 42nd ... competed in the NCAA Mideast Regional meet, crossing the line at 29:29.

Personal: Is a finance major ... is the son of Edward and Laura Eppler ... born on July 21, 1991 ... was team captain senior year and scholar athlete in high school ... was an honorable mention all-league selection during his junior and senior high school years ... named the cross country MVP as a prep athlete ... names his parents as the people he most admires ... hobbies include running, lifting, basketball ... favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine ... chose York because of the "great value, five-year MBA option, and the opportunity to run cross country and track" ... most significant athletic achievement is running in the CAC and Regional Championships during his freshman season ... most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartan program is winning the CAC Men's Track & Field team championship in the spring of 2011 ... after graduation he plans on working in the finance department of a major company.