UND Roster

2019-20 Cross Country Roster

Dylan Jacobs

Distance


Class Sophomore
Hometown Orland Park, IL
High School Carl Sandburg
Bio

TFRRS

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2019 NCAA Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 First Team All-American

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Ran the 1200m leg of the DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational as the Irish team won the race in a photo finish with a time of 9:25.80, just .04 seconds ahead of Wisconsin. The time of 9:25.80 was not only the program, track and ACC record but also the second fastest time ever recorded in NCAA indoor track and field history for the event. Following the performance, the Irish DMR team was named ACC Track Performers of the Week
  • Took fifth place in the 3000m at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 8:09.91
  • Named to the 2020 Men’s All-ACC Academic Team

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • NCAA champion with the Notre Dame DMR (9:31.55), earning All-America status in the process at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Posted a PR in the mile (4:17.29) at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Part of the victorious DMR entry (9:26.10) at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Qualified for a spot at the NCAA outdoor regional meet where he took 30th in the 1,500m (3:52.26)
  • Finished 10th in the 1,500m finals at the ACC Outdoor Championships
  • Set a personal-best 1,500m time of 3:46.54 at the Bryan Clay Invitational
  • Finished fifth in the 1500-meter run (3:48.10) at the Stanford Invitational
  • PR time of 2:24.22 in the 1,000-meter run led to a runner-up finish at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Raced to an event win and PR in the 3000-meter run (8:11.57) at the Blue and Gold Invitational

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Attended Carl Sandburg High School
  • Won the 2017 Footlocker Nationals Cross Country Championship
  • Won state cross country meet as a sophomore and helped the team to a fourth-place finish at NXN
  • As a junior, finished second with the 4×800 relay at states and took 11th individually at the Footlocker Nationals
  • Was a member of the Illinois State Champion 4×800 relay team in 2017-18
  • Native of Orland Park, Illinois
  • Son of Raymond and Lisa Jacobs
  • Has one brother, Ryan, and a sister, Samantha
  • Sister Samantha played soccer at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology