Caden Eskelsen
Caden Eskelsen
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lisbon, IA
Events: Distance
Previous School: Mount Vernon HS

Career-Best Performances

800 Meter Run (I): 2:06.35, 2/08/2020 at Noke Elite Meet
Mile Run (I): 4:38.84, 2/22/2020 at CAC Championships
4x800 Relay (I): 8:12.41, 1/17/2020 at VMI Keydet Invitational Program Record
Distance Medley Relay (I): 10:32.13, 2/21/2020 at CAC Championship Program Record

2019-20 | Freshman

Outdoor Track & Field

  • Due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 2020 outdoor track & field season was not contested. To help prevent the spread of the virus, Southern Virginia University suspended all athletic activities, the change was made effective on March 13. 

Indoor Track & Field

  • All-Region in distance medley relay.
  • Member of the CAC winning distance medley relay team, setting program-record with a time of 10:32.13. 
  • Ran a career-best 4:38.84 in the mile at the CAC Championships.
  • Ran a career-best 2:06.35 in the 800 meter run at the Noke Elite Meet placing 14th overall. 
  • Highest finish was third in the mile at the mile and fifth overall in the 800 meter run at the 2019 Bast-Cregger Invitational.


  • Parents are Crystal and Rich Eskelsen.
  • Majoring in Mathmatics/computer science with a minor in Sports Management.
  • Enjoys drawing.