UNC Track & Field Bio
 Mike Jacobs
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Personal Records:

XC 8K - 24:41 • 800 - 1:57.11 • 1,500 - 3:50.10 • Mile - 4:09.38 • 3,000 - 8:26.12

2014 Cross Country: Competed in three races for the Tar Heels • Finished sixth at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational • Took 35th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational  • Had his best 8k performance of the season at the ACC Cross Country Championships where he finished 65th at 24:53.

Senior: Competed in two meets in his first season on the cross country team, including at the ACC Championships • Placed 49th at the conference meet in 25:12.6 • Also raced the Joe Hilton Invitational, placing 13th Took fourth in the 3,000 at the Dick Taylor Challenge and set a new personal record at 8:26.12 Did not compete during the outdoor season • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Junior:  Ran a PR in the 1,500 at the ACC Championships, finishing in 3:50.10 • Competed in the inaugural McAfee Mile and earned a new PR of 4:09.38 • Earned a new personal best in the indoor mile at the Kent Taylor Invitational with a time of 4:14.58 • Also set a collegiate-best 3,000 time of 8:32.11 at the Hokie Invitational • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in his career.

Sophomore: Competed in the 600, 800, 1,000 and mile for the indoor season • Ran a personal best of 1:51.11 in the outdoor 800 at the Wake Forest Open • Ran a PR of 3:51.38 in the outdoor 1500 at the Kent Taylor-Joe Hilton UNC Invitational.

Freshman: Did not compete during the indoor season • Competed in the 800 and 1,500 during the outdoor season.

Prep: Team captain in 2009 for the Canada Summer Games • Six-time provincial record holder in the 800 and 1,500 meters • Four-time high school and club champion in cross country and the 800 • Represented Team New Brunswick in the Canada Summer Games.

Personal: Michael Paul Jacobs is the son of Paul and Mary Jacobs • Has one sister • Serves as the Vice Chair for the Undergraduate Honor Court at UNC • Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee • Born January 13, 1992, in Toronto, Ontario.


Position: Mid-Distance
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Fredericton, New Brunswick
High School: Fredericton
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