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Erica Birk XC Athlete Profile

Erica Birk-Jarvis

Height: 5-4 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2015-2016 Hometown: Coalville, UT Mission: Cleveland , OH Last School: North Summit High School


  • Parents are Troy Birk (dad) and Stephanie Birk (stepmom); and Nicole Wardrop (mom) and Lane Wardrop (stepdad)
  • Mother, Nicole, ran for BYU in the late 80's
  • Has two brothers and three sisters
  • Majoring in Exercise and Wellness
  • Married Tyler Jarvis in April 2016

Before BYU

  • Personal best in cross country: 5K- 18.23
  • Track:  800m- 2:11.97;  1600m- 4:51.02;  3200m- 10:34.66
  • Holds the cross country 2A State record
  • Holds the 2A State records in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m and distance medley
  • 2A Most Valuable Athlete of the Year
  • Member of National Honor Society, Swim Team and Student Government


2016: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
5 Panorama Farms Invitational 17:17.1 5K
144 Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational 21:51.2 6K
9 West Coast Conference Championships  21:08.6 6K
26 NCAA DI Mt. Region Championships 20:56.4 6K
34 NCAA DI Cross Country Championships 20:20.6 6K
2015: Freshman
Place  Event  Time  Distance
15 BYU Autumn Classic 18:19.6 5K
24 Wisconsin Adidas Open Meet 21:51.6 6K

2016 | Sophomore Year

  • All-American honors after finishing in the top-40 of the NCAA National Championship
  • All-WCC First Team