|Hometown:||Chapel Hill, N.C.|
|High School:||Chapel Hill|
2011-12 XC: Debuted in the 8,000 meters at the Elon Invite with a time of 26:49, finishing 24th overall (Sept 17) … led UNCG at the Hagan Stone XC Classic with a sixth place finish in 27:21 (Oct 1) … finished 91st overall at the Panorama Farms Invite with a time of 27:55 (Oct 14).
High School: Earned four varsity letters at Chapel Hill High School for coach Ron Olsen … earned all-state honors as a senior in cross country after finishing in fifth place at the state championship meet … named an All-American in cross country by the USATF … was conference champion in cross country in the 5k during his senior year … competed in the Nike National Freshman Mile after qualifying with a time of 4:34 … also ran in the distance medley relay as the 800 meter leg at Nike Nationals … also ran four years of track where he was a member of the school record 4x800 meter team.
Personal: Asher Francis Hertzberg … born March 20, 1993 in Phoenix, Ariz. … son of Bruce Hertzberg and Kate Colburn … majoring in sociology at UNCG.'