Nick Yaeger
Nick Yaeger
Year: So.
Hometown: Boone, Iowa
High School: Boone

Personal Best Times
6k: 21:52 (8/31/2012)
8k: 25:35 (9/21/2012)

Top Finishes
Overall: 1st, twice (Buena Vista Invite, 9/20/13; Lamb-Kohawk Invite, 10/12/13)
IIAC: 45th, 2012
NCAA Central Region: 72nd, 2013

2013 | sophomore: Earned second varsity letter ... competed in six meets ... top Simpson finisher four times ... won the Buena Vista Invitational in 28:00.9 on Sept. 20 (8k) and the Lamb-Kohawk Invitational in 26:40.7 on Oct. 12 (8k) ... placed 70th overall and first for Simpson in 26:31.3 at the Drews/Neubauer Invitational on Oct. 19 ... did not finish at the Iowa Conference Championships ... placed 72nd overall and first for Simpson in 26:58.6 at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Nov. 16.

2012 | freshman: Earned first varsity letter ... competed in six meets ... placed in the top five on the team in each race ... top overall finish came at the Buena Vista Invitational on Sept. 21, placing sixth in an 8k personal-best time 25:35 ... ran a personal best 6k time of 21:52 in the Buxton Invitational on Aug. 31 ... in a time of 27:14, placed 45th overall and fifth for Simpson at the Iowa Conference Championships on Oct. 27 (8k) ... placed 111th overall and fifth for Simpson in 28:14.5 at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Nov. 10.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Boone High School ... coached by Gary Achenbach ... four-time state qualifier in cross country ... three-time all-conference and all-district honors ... team second and third place finishes at the state meet ... four-year letter winner in cross country and track ... was a member of the National Honor Society and Scholastic Honor Society.

Personal: Born Jul. 11, 1994 ... son of Mike and Sue Yaeger ... one younger brother, Kurt ... majoring in biology and mathematics.