Erica Wanie
Erica  Wanie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Wis.

High School:
West Bend West

Event:
XC/Mid-Distance

Experience:
SR/JR

01/28/2015

Marquette Travels to Jack Johnson Invitational

MU looks to build on recent success at Minnesota

Personal Bests (as of June 2017):

Indoor-
400: 58.51 seconds 
500:
1:17.22 seconds
600:
1:39.91 seconds
800:
2:18.28 seconds
60 hurdles
: 9.84 seconds
Pentathlon: 3,177 (No. 5 all-time at MU)
High Jump
: 1.54 meters (5-.5 feet)
Long Jump
: 5.20 meters (17-.75 feet)
Shot Put: 7.69 meters (25-2.75 feet)

Outdoor-
200: 26.04 seconds
400:
58.51 seconds
800:
2:17.78 seconds
100 hurdles:
16.59
High Jump:
1.49 meters (4-10.5 feet)
Long Jump: 5.25 meters (17-2.75 feet)
Shot Put:
7.18 meters (23-6.75 feet)
Javelin:
13.42 meters (44 feet)
Heptathlon:
3,882


2016-17:
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the 4x400-meter relay, 800-meter dash, high jump, long jump, shot put, 60-meter hurdles and the pentathlon at the 2017 BIG EAST Indoor Championships, placing first in the 800-meter dash (2:21.53), third in the 4x400-meter relay (3:48.43), fourth in both the pentathlon (3,177) and long jump (5.10 meters/16-8.75 feet), fifth in high jump (1.54 meters/5-.5 feet), sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.84 seconds) and 11th in the shot put (7.69 meters/25-2.75 feet) ... Won the 600-meter dash at the UW Parkside Fall Finale with a time of 1:41.84 seconds ... Grabbed fourth place in both the long jump (5.18 meters/17 feet) and 800-meter run (2:23.67) at the UW Parkside Classic.
Outdoor (Jr.):
Competed in the 4x400-meter relay, long jump, high jump, 800-meter run, shot put, 100-meter hurdles, 200-meter dash, javelin and heptathlon at the 2017 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing first in the 800-meter (2:22.75), fourth in the 200-meter dash (26.04 seconds)/100-meter hurdles (16.59)/high jump (1.47 meters/4-9.75)/long jump (4.98 meters/16-4.25 feet)/4x400-meter relay (3:50.03) ... Placed second with her 4x400-meter relay squad at Marquette Duals with a time of 4:05.52.

2015-16:
Indoor (So.):
Took first place in the 4x400-meter relay with her squad at the John Tierney Quadrangular with a time of 3:59.96 ... Took second at the Blue & Gold Invitational in both the 600-meter dash (1:40.25 seconds) and 4x400-meter relay (3:54.84).
Outdoor (So.):
Competed in the heptathlon, javelin, 200-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles, shot put, 800-meter run, high jump and long jump at the 2017 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing first in the 800-meter run (2:25.34), third in the 200-meter dash (26.88 seconds), fourth in the high jump (1.49 meters/4-10.5 feet), fifth in the long jump (4.89 meters/16-.5 feet), sixth in both the 100-meter hurdles (16.59 seconds) and heptathlon (3631), 10th in the javelin (7.26 meters/23-10 feet) and 12th in the shot put (6.69 meters/21-11.5 feet) ... Took fourth at the UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet in the 800-meter run wiht a time of 2:17.78.

2014-15:

Indoor (Fr.):
Competed in the customary pentathlon events during her freshman indoor season ... Finished fourth in her first BIG EAST Championship competition with the eight-best total all-time at MU with 2,868 points.
Outdoor (Fr.):
Did not compete.
Cross Country (Fr.): Competed in four events during her debut cross country season ... Placed as high as 10th place during the year, which took place at the National Catholic Invitational with a 5K time of 20:25.9.

Prior to Marquette: Wanie earned four letters in track and field and cross country at West Bend West High School ... Three-time first team all-conference performer in cross country ... Won 11 conference event titles on the track ... Captured three straight conference titles in the 800-meter run, long jump and the 4x400-meter relay ... 2014 Wisconsin Little Ten Conference Female Athlete of the year ... Qualified for the state track meet all four years in the 4x400 relay and 800 ... Captured a state title as a senior in the 4x400 relay, finished fourth as a junior, second as a sophomore and fourth as a freshman ... Placed fourth at the state meet as a senior in the 800 and was sixth as both a sophomore and senior ... Also finished third as a senior in the 4x800 relay ... Helped the Spartans to three Wisconsin Little Ten Conference track titles and two in cross country ... Track team won regional and sectional titles as a junior and senior, while cross country squad was section runner-up all four seasons ... Holds the West Bend West school record in the 400 with a time of 57.72 seconds ... Held a personal best of 2:15.24 in the 800 and 17 feet, 5 inches in the long jump ... Graduated with highest honors as the class valedictorian ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Two-time academic all-state selection in cross country ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... High school classmate and teammate of fellow 2014 Marquette signees Kyra Gudex and Alec and Aric Miller.

Personal: Wanie is the oldest of four children to Matthew and Kimberly Wanie ... Has three younger sisters, Amanda, Katherine and Cade ... Plans to major in biomedical sciences.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2017- 
4x400-meter relay: 3rd (3:48.43; third leg w/ Arra Strong, Harris, Goodrich)
Pentathlon: 4th (3,177; No. 5 all-time at MU)
2015-
Pentathlon: 4th (2,868)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2017- 
Heptathlon: 5th (3,882)
4x400-meter relay: 4th (3:50.03; third leg w/ Arra Strong, Anna Strong, Marko)

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