John Jacob earns silver at SCAC Championships

John Jacob (left)
John Jacob (left)

SAN ANTONIO –  The Johnson & Wales University men's track and field team started the SCAC Championships with bang on Friday. Junior distance runner John Jacob (Aurora, OH) placed second in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 33:38.02.

Jacob managed to narrowly beat out David Eik of Colorado College for silver, crossing less than 1 second ahead of Eik (.72) at the finish line. Jacob's performance earns him All-SCAC First-Team honors.

Freshman Cody Lane (Fairmont, MN) placed 12th in the same race with a time of 37:31.28.

The 10K was the lone event for the JWU Denver men's team on Friday. The Wildcats will continue the meet Saturday.