Spencer Wenck
Spencer Wenck
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Monument, Colo.
High School: Palmer Ridge
Major: Chemical Engineering

2012: Did not compete as a sophomore.

2011: Competed in one event as a freshman … placed seventh in the UMass Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 25:03.05 (9/17).

Off the Cross Country Trail: Majoring in chemical engineering … also part of the MIT track and field team … researched metabolic engineering of E. coli in order to produce biofuels in the Prather Lab … member of the MIT Energy Club.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Palmer Ridge High School … three-time conference cross country champion … Colorado state champion as a senior … three-time cross country team MVP … owns school record in 5k … cross country team captain as a senior … secretary of National Honors Society … Denver Post student-athlete of the year … Colorado Springs Gazette student-athlete of the week … National History day regional champion … valedictorian.

Personal: Son of Jackie Sward and Todd Wenck.