Irish Named To All-ACC Academic Track & Field Teams

Five men, seven women selected for academic honor


Irish Women Place Fifth, Men Place Ninth At ACC Championships

Seidel and Barber champs, Bamgbose racks up four All-ACC honors


Irish Women Hold Steady On Day 2 At ACC Championships

Loeffel first team All-ACC in heptathlon; Morris second team in shot put


Seidel Paces Irish Women On Day 1 At ACCs

Junior finishes second in 10,000 meters; five advance to event finals


Irish Women Boost Top Marks On Final Day At Jesse Owens Track Classic

Notre Dame grabs three event titles and numerous top-five placements


  • ACC Indoor Distance Medley Relay Champion (track and field), 2013-14
  • All-ACC Second Team (outdoor track and field), 2015
  • All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track & Field Team, 2015

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in six meets during the cross country season ... placed second at the Crusader Invitational 4K (11:09.5) to start the season ... finished seventh of 89 runners at the National Catholic Championship 5M (25:13.21) ... was 46th of 138 runners at the ACC Championships (24:30.3) … earned a cross country monogram … competed exclusively during the outdoor season after sitting out the indoor campaign with an injury … debuted at the Stanford Invitational, where he placed fourth in Section 6 of the 800 meters (1:52.79) and claimed first in Section 7 of the 1,500 (3:49.69) … placed 23rd in the 1,500 at the Virginia Challenge (3:47.78) … swiped second in the 1,500 (3:46.45) and 24th in the 800 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (1:54.33) … took home second team All-ACC honors after a sixth-place finish in the 1,500 at the ACC Outdoor Championships (3:48.57) … named to the All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track & Field Team … earned a track monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in two meets during the cross country season ... took 41st out of 77 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5m (26:40.2) ... placed 41st in the JV Notre Dame Invitational 5m (27:06.0) ... pieced together a stellar indoor track & field season while competing in seven meets ... member of the Irish's first place distance medley relay team at the ACC Indoor Championships ... earned a 12th place finish among 19 runners in the 3000m steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championships (9:13.25).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Westerville North High School (Westerville, Ohio) in the spring of 2013 ... earned eight letters in track & field and cross country and one in swimming ... New Balance Outdoor Nationals distance medley relay champion ... New Balance Outdoor Nationals All-American (2013) ... indoor track state champ 1,600m (4:10) ... state runner-up in cross country ... four-time regional champ 4x800m relay ... National Champion at New Balance Outdoor Nationals 4x1,600m relay (2010) ... has PR's of 4:08 in the 1,600m and 1:51.41 in the 800m ... member of National Honor Society ... Northside Fellowship Mission Team ... five-time Academic All-Ohio ... Booster's Scholarship recipient ... full name is Jacob Alto Dumford ... born in Cincinnati, Ohio ... son of Bryan and Nancy Dumford ... has one brother and one sister ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.

Jacob Dumford
Jacob  Dumford


Westerville, OH

High School:
Westerville North

Middle Distance

Event Calendar


December 4
4:30 PM
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
January 16
11:00 AM
Wisconsin Open
Madison, Wis.
January 23
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
January 29
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
January 30
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
January 31
10:00 AM
UNO Privateer Invitational
Birmingham, Ala.
February 5
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 6
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

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