600 - 1:28.17 • 800 - 1:57.11 • 1,000 - 2:34.85 • 1,500 - 3:50.10 • Mile - 4:09.38 • 3,000 - 8:32.11
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.
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: Plans to major in political science• Michael Paul Jacobs is the son of Paul and Mary Jacobs • Has one sister • Born January 13, 1992, in Toronto, Ontario.
More Information on Mike Jacobs
Hobbies: Skiing, Water-skiing, Tennis
Favorite Food: Atlantic Salmon
Favorite TV Shows: Seinfeld, Downton Abbey
Favorite Band/Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Neil Diamond, Carly Rae Jepsen
I most admire ________ because... Hicham El Guerrouj because he fought through three Olympiads to take home Gold
If I could meet one celebrity it would be: Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Dream Vacation Spot: Cote D'Azur, France
Dream Job: Commercial Airline Pilot
Favorite Class at UNC: ECON 410
If I could play another sport at UNC, it would be: Basketball
Before a competition, I like to... Listen to pop music
Favorite thing about being a Tar Heel: Wearing the NC on my chest when I race