Men's Cross Country won the National Catholic Invitational at Notre Dame Golf Course on September 17th.
AS A SENIOR: Concluded stellar career with strong cross country season ... earned all-region honors after finishing fourth overall at the Great Lake Regionals ... placed 19th at the BIG EAST Championships ... competed at the NCAA Nationals for the Irish ... placed second at the National Catholic Championships ... placed ninth at the Pre-National Championships ... ran a 30:20.95 in the 10,000m run at the NCAA East Preliminaries ... earned all-BIG EAST honors after finishing third overall in the 10,000m at the BIG EAST Outdoors ... also finished 10th in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... seventh in the 5,000 at the Big East Indoor Championships ... fifth overall in the 10,000m run at the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran the 10,000 in the Stanford Invitational ... finished in third place, with a time of 14:20.83, in the 5,000m run at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... finished in the top ten in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational ... third overall in the 5,000 at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Finished fourth at the National Catholic Championship in 25:15 ... placed 46th (24:37) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 66th in 24:41 at the Pre-NCAA meet ... 30th-place finish (25:58) at the BIG EAST Championship ... finished 39th in 32:10 at the Great Lakes Regional ... at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, finished the 3,000 with a third-place finish in 8:15.31 ... competed in the 3,000 (8:18.59) and 5,000 (14.18.89) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... ran the 5,000 in 14:35.23 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... finished the 10,000 in 29:29.89 at the Stanford Invitational ... finished in 14:01.43 in the 5,000 at the Mount SAC Relays ... finished sixth in the 10,000 in 30:16.33 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... finished eighth in the 10,000 (29:54.24) at the NCAA Regionals ... concluded the season in the 10,000 (29:54.87) at the NCAA Championships for a 20th-place finish ... ran the 5,000 in 14:35.03 at the same meet.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Finished 34th at the Notre Dame Invitational, completing the circuit in 24:26 ... placed 13
7th at the Pre-NCAA meet,
posting a 25:55 ... finished 18th at the BIG EAST Championship (25:08) ... placed 28th in 32:10 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... posted the second best time on the team at the NCAA Championship, finishing 74th in 30:52 ... finished third in the 5,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational, the first indoor track meet of the season ... finished fourth in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (4:15.25) ... placed second behind teammate Patrick Smyth in the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:24.59 ... posted a time of 14:24.28 in the 5,000 at the Meyo Invitational, good for ninth place ... finished fifth in the 5,000 (14:26.77) and 11th in the 3,000 (8:23.34) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... ran both the 10,000 and 5,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing sixth and 15th, respectively.
AS A FRESHMAN:Finished second in 24:50 in his collegiate debut at the National Catholic Championship ... followed that with a 16th-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational in 24:19 ... finished 99th in 24:27 at the Pre-NCAA meet ... ran the BIG EAST Championship course in 24:45 to finish 32nd ... had a 79th-place showing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet in 32:55 ... finished 223rd at the NCAA Championship in 32:39 ... opened the indoor track season with a sixth-place finish in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 4:20.71 ... ran the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:27.55 to finish second ... finished 10th in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in 14:30.52 ... also finished 16th with a 3,000 time of 8:27.50 ... recorded a time of 14:30.40 in the 5,000 to finish 13th at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... opened the outdoor season with a seventh-place showing in the 5,000 at the Stanford Invitational, clocking in at 14:22.79 ... finished seventh in the 10,000 in 30:18.06 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship ... also finished 11th in 15:01.49 in the 5,000.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Eight-time letterwinner in track and field and cross country at Dexter (Mich.) ... Michigan state champion in the 1,600 and the 3,200 his senior season ... two-time 3,200 regional champion (2006 and 2007) and conference champion in the event his senior season ... conference and regional champion in cross country in 2005 ... earned all-conference and all-state honors in both cross country and track and field each season in final three years ... two-time MVP in track (2006, 2007) and cross country MVP in 2005 ... earned All-America honors in 2006 and 2007 in the 3,200 at the Nike Indoor National meet ... member of the National Honor Society ... born June 12, 1989, in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... son of Kathy and Dale Jackson ... has one younger sister, Laura ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a management consulting major.