Eric Safai
Eric Safai
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Los Altos
Position: Distance
Major: Chemical-Biological Engineering

2013: (Indoor): came tenth in the mile with a time of 4:56.16 at the MIT Alumni Meet (1/12) … (outdoor): finished in second place in the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 10:11.17 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) and came third in the event the following weekend against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) with a time of 9:52.13 … was eighth in the Steeplechase with a 9:52.13 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27).

2012: Received the bronze medal in the 3000SC (9:33.62) at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference championships (outdoor) ... came seventh at the New England Division III championship (outdoor) in the 3000m (9:25.21) ... Division III All-New England in 3000SC.

2010: New England Division III champion in distance medley relay (indoor) … won 800m (2:00.93) at Engineer’s Cup … finished fourth in mile (4:26.75) against Bates and Colby … finished fourth in steeplechase (9:58.69) at Engineer’s Cup

Off the Track: Majoring in chemical engineering … also competes on the MIT men’s cross country team … conducted UROPs in Sikes Lab and Doyle Lab … vice president of dormitory … also does ceramics … Associate Advisor of Peer Ears.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Los Altos High School.