Joe Jaster
Joe Jaster
Height: 6-1
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Macomb, Mich.
High School: Dakota
Major: Biomedical Engineering

2019 (First-year): Competed in six races for the Spartans during the 2019 season… Was among the team’s top seven finishers on four occasions… Was the team’s fifth finish and placed 15th among Division III runners and 48th overall at the All-Ohio Championships… Was also the team’s fifth finish and finished 47th at the Knight Invite… Placed 58th at the UAA Championships…Recorded his season-best 8K time at the Inter-Regional Rumble, crossing the finish line in a time of 25:47.8.

  Meet Dist. # of Runners Time Overall Pl. Team Pl.
Aug. 31 Sudeck Classic Stampede 6K 52 19:59.1 11 8
Sep. 7 Knight Invite 8K 218 26:24.3 47 5
Sep. 28 All-Ohio Championships 8K 301 (145 D3) 26:40.4 48 (15 D3) 5
Oct. 5 Live in Lou Classic 8K 276 26:12.8 109 7
Oct. 19 Inter-Regional Rumble 8K 342 25:47.8 58 7
Nov. 2 UAA Championships 8K 75 26:43.7 58 9


Personal: Competed for the Dakota High School cross country team for two seasons and for the track & field team for four seasons... Served as a team captain during his senior year... Coached by Michael Timpa... Two-time state qualifier for track and field (2018 and 2019) and a 2018 cross country state qualifier... Also secured all-county honors for cross country and track & field during his junior and senior years, and all-conference honors in track & field (2017, 2018, 2019) and cross country (2017, 2018)... Set school records with times of 15:42 in the 5K during cross country season and 9:36 in the 3200m run in track... Earned multiple Academic All-County and All-Conference honors... Also played soccer in high school... Born September 24... Son of Jeffrey and Jeanette... His brother, Josh, competes on the Tiffin cross country and track & field teams.