John Jacob named to All-SCAC Track team

John Jacob named to All-SCAC Track team

DENVER – The SCAC announced its All-Conference Men's Track & Field Team on Wednesday, which included Johnson & Wales University distance runner John Jacob (Aurora, OH).

Jacob earned his spot with a second-place finish in the 10,000-meter run at the SCAC Championships in San Antonio on April 26. Jacob crossed the finish line with a school-record time of 33 minutes, 38.02 seconds.

Jacob managed to narrowly beat out David Eik of Colorado College for silver, finishing less than 1 second ahead of Eik (.72). 

of Texas Lutheran University was selected as the Men's Track Athlete-of-the-Year, while Jones' teammate, Garrett Garza, earned Field Athlete-of-the-Year honors.

Sean Majors of Trinity University was the coaches' choice for Newcomer-of-the-Year honors, and the TLU coaching staff rounded out the awards, earning Men's Staff-of-the-Year.