Events: 800M (2:13.20), 1,500M (4:12.62), 3,000M (IN: 9:04.82; OUT: 8:59.48), 5,000M (17:01.12)
Lined up in seven meets for the Tigers during his redshirt freshman season in 2014 … Raced to a personal record of 4 minutes, 12.62 seconds in a seventh-place finish in the 1,500 meters at Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Also placed ninth in the 3,000 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a run of 9:10.36 … Finished in 10th place at the Battle on the Bayou (4:19.85), 11th place at the Tulane Team Challenge (4:20.41) and 20th place at the LSU Invitational (4:17.40) while running the 1,500 meters outdoors … Clocked a lifetime PR of 8:59.48 in a 14th-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Battle on the Bayou outdoors … Clocked 9:11.50 for 10th place at the Jim Mize Invitational and 9:23.04 for seventh place at the Tulane Team Challenge while running the 3,000 meters … Ran a seasonal best of 17:01.12 for 17th place in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold … Clocked 9:04.82 for a runner-up finish in the 3k at the LSU Twilight in his only indoor meet of the season.
Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2013 season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Competed in cross country and track and field during his prep career at Anacoco High School … Ran the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters on the track … Helped lead his high school team to a runner-up finish in cross country in 2011 and a runner-up finish in track and field in 2012 at the Class B State Championships.
Full name is Aaron Emil Koenck … Born on May 20, 1994 … Parents are Edwin and Leslie Koenck … Has three older siblings: Clerc, Johnathan and Win … A four-year honor roll student at Anacoco High School … Graduated as the valedictorian of his senior class … Majoring in history.