Erica Birk-Jarvis
Distance 0
Last School
North Summit High School
Roster Years
2016-2017 | 2019-2020


  • Parents are Troy Birk (dad) and Stephanie Birk (stepmom); and Nicole Wardrop (mom) and Lane Wardrop (stepdad)
  • Mother, Nicole, ran for BYU in the late 80s
  • Has two brothers and three sisters
  • Majoring in Family Studies
  • Married Tyler Jarvis in April 2016 and has a son, Jack

Before BYU

  • Track:  800m- 2:11.97;  1600m- 4:51.02;  3200m- 10:34.66
  • Holds the cross country 2A State record
  • Holds the 2A State records in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m and distance medley
  • 2A Most Valuable Athlete of the Year
  • Member of National Honor Society, Swim Team and Student Government
  • Also was on the swim team in high school


Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
2:08.68 800m 2017 Oxy Invitational
4:13.57 1500m  2019 Sun Angel Track Classic
4:34.59 Mile  2019 MPSF Championships
9:00.69 3000m 2019 Iowa State Classic
15:38.12 5000m 2019 Stanford Invite
9:42.54 3000m Steeplechase 2019 NCAA West Prelims

Career Stats

Cross Country Profile


  • Cleveland
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016


  • 2nd place in the mile at the 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor 
  • Placed 8th in the 3000m run at the Texas A&M Team Invitational 
  • Came in 24th for the 5000m run at the UW Invitational 


  • 5th place in the 3000m run and 3rd place in the 1500m run at the Trojan Invitational 
  • Placed 10th in the 1500m run at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival 
  • 1st place in the 1500m run at the 37th Annual Sun Angel Classic 
  • Came in 19th for the 1500m run at the Mt. SAC Relays 
  • Finished 16th at the Oxy Invitational in the 1500m run 
  • Placed second at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational in the mile run 
Sophmore Year 2017


  • Earned first-team All-America honors as part of BYU's fourth-place DMR team at the NCAA Indoor Championships
  • Finished 2nd in the mile at the 2017 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational 
  • Came in 13th at the UW Invitational in the 3000-meter run 
  • Placed 1st in the mile at the Iowa State Classic with a season-best time of 4:38.95 
  • Ran with the DMR team at the Alex Wilson Invitational to come in 2nd overall 
  • 7th place in the mile at the MPSF Championships


  • Placed 5th in the 3000m steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Finished in 10th in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational
  • Set personal bests in the 800m (2:08.68), 1500m (4:19.34) and 3000m steeplechase (9:58.22)
Junior Year 2019


  • Earned first-team All-America honors in the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships where she finished fifth (9:05.62) in the 3000m and second in the DMR with a new school record, 10:54.14
  • Competed in the MPSF Indoor Championships where she placed first in the mile with a personal-best time and new school record, 4:34.59
  • Finished third in the distance medley relay (10:56.51) and seventh in the mile (4:36.95) at the University of Washington Invite
  • Placed first in the 3000m with a career-best and No.1 school record time of 9:00.69 at the Iowa State Classic
  • Competed in four meets during the 2019 indoor season


  • Took fifth place and received first-team All-America honors in the 3000m Steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (9:46.47)
  • Clocked 9:42.54 for the fastest 3000m Steeplechase in school history at the NCAA West Preliminary Round and to finish second overall
  • Ran the third-fastest outdoor 1500m in school history at the Sun Angel Track Classic
  • Placed first in the 5000m with a No. 1 school record time of 15:38.12 at the Stanford Invitational
  • Competed in six meets during the 2019 outdoor season


Senior Year 2020

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year