Jack Begley
Jack Begley
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Worthington, Ohio
High School: Worthington Kilbourne
Major: Undecided

2019 (First-year): Was the top-finishing first-year runner at the 2019 UAA Championships, placing 21st overall at the meet… Became just the second Spartan in program history to be named the UAA Rookie of the Year since the award’s creation in 2000, joining former Spartan Aaron Johnston-Peck, who secured the honor in 2003… Was the third Spartan to cross the finish line at the conference championship meet… Crossed the finish line 196th overall and was the team’s fifth finisher at the NCAA Championships… Recorded a season-best 8K time of 25:02.0 at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships, finishing fifth among Spartans and 39th overall… Was the 11th Division III finisher and placed 35th overall at the All-Ohio Championships… Competed in a total of eight races for the Spartans, placing among the team’s top-five finishers in each… USTFCCCA Individual All-Academic honoree.

  Meet Dist. # of Runners Time Overall Pl. Team Pl.
Aug. 31 Sudeck Classic Stampede 6K 52 19:36.8 6 4
Sep. 7 Knight Invite 8K 218 25:47.4 25 3
Sep. 28 All-Ohio Championships 8K 301 (145 D3) 26:25.1 35 (11 D3) 4
Oct. 5 Live in Lou Classic 8K 276  25:25.2 52 3
Oct. 19 Inter-Regional Rumble 8K 342 25:18.7 30 3
Nov. 2 UAA Championships 8K 75 25:42.0 17 3
Nov. 16 NCAA Great Lakes Regional 8K 255 25:02.0 39 5
Nov. 23 NCAA DIII Championships 8K 280 26:04.2 196 5

 

Personal: Was a four-year member of the cross country and track & field teams at Worthington Kilbourne High School, serving as a captain of the cross country team as a junior and senior and of the track team as a senior... Coached by Josh Stegman... Also swam all four years, and participated in a sport all 12 seasons of his high school career... Recorded career-best times of 16:20 in the 5K, 9:41 in the 3,200m run and 4:31 in the 1,600m run... Helped lead his team to the conference cross country championship in 2018... Member of the National Honors Society and the French Honors Society... Born November 29... Son of Robb and Jolie.