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     Jacob Dumford  


    Westerville, OH

    High School:
    Westerville North


    Irish Women, Men Finish Sixth At NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship

    Molly Seidel, Michael Clevenger earn individual national bids


    Irish Women Finish Fifth, Men Finish Seventh At ACC Championships

    Molly Seidel (5th), Danielle Aragon (19th) and Michael Clevenger (21st) nab All-ACC honors.


    Irish Cross Country Squads Wrap Up Regular Season Slate At Elite Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

    Timothy Ball (44th) and Molly Seidel (28th) led Irish finishers among a packed ranked field.


    Irish Women's Cross Country Team Impressive With Third-Place Finish At Notre Dame Invitational

    Junior Molly Seidel continues to run strong with a fifth-place showing among some of the nation's top runners.


    Notre Dame Women First, Men Second At National Catholic Championships

    Irish runners Molly Seidel and Jake Kildoo win individual crowns in their respective races.


    National Catholic Championships (Sept. 19, 2014)

    The Irish welcomed in Catholic schools from around the country for the 35th annual National Catholic Championships.


    Notre Dame Invitational (Oct. 3, 2014)

    The Irish welcomed in some of the nation's best teams for the 59th annual Notre Dame Invitational.


    • ACC Indoor Distance Medley Relay Champion (track and field), 2013-14

    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).

    AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in two meets during the cross country season ... took 41stout of 77 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5M (26:40.2) ... placed 41stin the JV race at the 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 champion in the 1600m (4:10) ... state runner-up in cross country ... four-time regional champion in the 4x800m relay ... New Balance Outdoor Nationals 4x1,600m relay national champion (2010) ... has PRs of 4:08 in the 1600m 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 the College of Engineering and majoring in computer engineering.

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