Will Geiken
Will Geiken
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif
High School: Los Gatos
Position: Distance
Major: Environmental Science and Public Policy
House Affiliation: Currier

Personal Best
1,500 meters - 4:11.70 (O)
1 mile - 4:17.10 (I/O)
3,000 meters - 8:38.27 (I)
5,000 meters - 14:16.99 (I)
10,000 meters - 29:47.91 (O)
3,200 meters - 9:08.96


Ran a time of 14:34.84 in the 5,000m run at indoor Heps ... Record holder in the 5,000m with a time of 14:16.99 at the Terrier Invite ... Placed ninth overall in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:31.84 at HYP ... Ran a time of 31:04.19 in the 10,000m run at outdoor Heps. 

Placed second in the 10,000m run with a personal best time of 29:47.91 at the Sam Howell Invitational … Ran a personal best 14:22.41 in the 5,000m run at the Penn Relays.

Rounded out the Harvard scorers, finishing with a time of 24:54 at the Princeton Invitational Oct. 13 ... Was the fourth Harvard scorer and had a top-40 finish covering the course in 26:08.5 at the IC4A Championships Nov. 17


Clocked in at 8:44.61 for sixth place in the 3,000 meters at the Battle of Beantown ... Ran for second-place finishes in the 5000 meters (15:18.93) at MIT Spring Invitational and in the 3000 meters (8:43.90) at Brown Springtime Invitational.

High School

Accomplishments/Personal Bests
2010 fourth-place at California XC State Division II in 15:16

Four-year member of the cross country and track and field teams at Los Gatos … Served as captain of both squads as a sophomore, junior and senior … Four-time all-league cross country honoree and team MVP from 2008-10 … Named to All-CCS third team as a sophomore, second team as a junior and first team as a senior … Also named to first team All-Northern California as a senior … Track team MVP in 2009 and ’10 … 2010 CCS cross country champion … Set freshman/sophomore 3,200-meter run record and holds school 5K cross country record.

Named Wildcat/Principal’s Scholar three times and Junior Scholar Athlete in 2010 … Presidential Service Award, Wildcat Service Award and Avagadros Excellence in Chemistry Award recipient … Involved with Los Gatos recreation department community service from 2007-10 … Hobbies include surfing, soccer, capture the flag, camping and hiking … Grandfather, Harold Jack Geiken, received his Masters degree from Harvard in 1951 … Father, Stacy Geiken (Stanford), and aunt, Linda Gill (UCLA), were both collegiate athletes.