AS A SENIOR: Concluded stellar career with strong cross country season … earned all-region honors after finishing fourth overall at the Great Lake Regionals … placed 19th at the BIG EAST Championships … competed at the NCAA Nationals for the Irish … placed second at the National Catholic Championships … placed ninth at the Pre-National Championships … ran a 30:20.95 in the 10,000m run at the NCAA East Preliminaries … earned all-BIG EAST honors after finishing third overall in the 10,000m at the BIG EAST Outdoors … also finished 10th in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … seventh in the 5,000 at the Big East Indoor Championships … fifth overall in the 10,000m run at the Mt. SAC Relays … ran the 10,000 in the Stanford Invitational … finished in third place, with a time of 14:20.83, in the 5,000m run at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational … finished in the top ten in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational … third overall in the 5,000 at the Blue & Gold Invitational … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Finished fourth at the National Catholic Championship in 25:15 … placed 46th (24:37) at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 66th in 24:41 at the Pre-NCAA meet … 30th-place finish (25:58) at the BIG EAST Championship … finished 39th in 32:10 at the Great Lakes Regional … at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, finished the 3,000 with a third-place finish in 8:15.31 … competed in the 3,000 (8:18.59) and 5,000 (14.18.89) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … ran the 5,000 in 14:35.23 at the Alex Wilson Invitational … finished the 10,000 in 29:29.89 at the Stanford Invitational … finished in 14:01.43 in the 5,000 at the Mount SAC Relays … finished sixth in the 10,000 in 30:16.33 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … finished eighth in the 10,000 (29:54.24) at the NCAA Regionals … concluded the season in the 10,000 (29:54.87) at the NCAA Championships for a 20th-place finish … ran the 5,000 in 14:35.03 at the same meet.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Finished 34th at the Notre Dame Invitational, completing the circuit in 24:26 … placed 13
7th at the Pre-NCAA meet,
posting a 25:55 … finished 18th at the BIG EAST Championship (25:08) … placed 28th in 32:10 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional … posted the second best time on the team at the NCAA Championship, finishing 74th in 30:52 … finished third in the 5,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational, the first indoor track meet of the season … finished fourth in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (4:15.25) … placed second behind teammate Patrick Smyth in the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:24.59 … posted a time of 14:24.28 in the 5,000 at the Meyo Invitational, good for ninth place … finished fifth in the 5,000 (14:26.77) and 11th in the 3,000 (8:23.34) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … ran both the 10,000 and 5,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing sixth and 15th, respectively.
AS A FRESHMAN: Finished second in 24:50 in his collegiate debut at the National Catholic Championship … followed that with a 16th-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational in 24:19 … finished 99th in 24:27 at the Pre-NCAA meet … ran the BIG EAST Championship course in 24:45 to finish 32nd … had a 79th-place showing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet in 32:55 … finished 223rd at the NCAA Championship in 32:39 … opened the indoor track season with a sixth-place finish in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 4:20.71 … ran the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:27.55 to finish second … finished 10th in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in 14:30.52 … also finished 16th with a 3,000 time of 8:27.50 … recorded a time of 14:30.40 in the 5,000 to finish 13th at the Alex Wilson Invitational … opened the outdoor season with a seventh-place showing in the 5,000 at the Stanford Invitational, clocking in at 14:22.79 … finished seventh in the 10,000 in 30:18.06 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship … also finished 11th in 15:01.49 in the 5,000.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in track and field and cross country at Dexter (Mich.) … Michigan state champion in the 1,600 and the 3,200 his senior season … two-time 3,200 regional champion (2006 and 2007) and conference champion in the event his senior season … conference and regional champion in cross country in 2005 … earned all-conference and all-state honors in both cross country and track and field each season in final three years … two-time MVP in track (2006, 2007) and cross country MVP in 2005 … earned All-America honors in 2006 and 2007 in the 3,200 at the Nike Indoor National meet … member of the National Honor Society … born June 12, 1989, in Ann Arbor, Mich. … son of Kathy and Dale Jackson … has one younger sister, Laura … graduated in May 2011 from the Mendoza College of Business as a management consulting major.
JACKSON[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|1,600m (Notre Dame Indoor Opener)||4:16.04|
|3,000m (Notre Dame Invitational)||8:15.31|
|5,000m (Meyo Invitational)||14:13.77|
JACKSON[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|5,000m (Mount SAC Relays)||14:01.43|
|10,000m (Stanford Invitational)||29:29.89|