Hall of Fame induction: 2000
Eric is one of the state’s greatest hurdlers. He graduated from Delcastle where he was the state 110m high hurdle champion in 1983, 1984, and 1985 and the 55m HH and 50 yd dash indoor champion in 1984 and 1985. He was also the State Division I 100m champion in 1985.
Eric was National Scholastic Indoor Champion in the 55m HH with a time of :07.30 which is still the state record. He still holds the state record for the 110m HH of :13.8 which he set in 1985. He moved on to Pittsburg where he finished as high as second in the HH’s in the NCAA Meet and was six-time All-American. He was a two-time Big East and IC4A Champion. Eric qualified for numerous national meets and trials and was considered one of the best hurdlers in the nation.