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Jacob Ireland
Jacob Ireland
  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    East Hampton, CT
  • High School:
    East Hampton


Collegiate Bests:
800: 1:52.51
1000: 2:24.38
1500: 3:51.71
Mile: 4:17.22
5,000: 15:42.44
5K (XC): 15:29.0
6K (XC): 19:11.7
8K (XC): 26:06.5
10K (XC): 33:57.0
4.97 Mile (XC): 25:39.7

2022 Outdoor: All-Northeast Conference Second Team (1500m)...Placed 2nd in the 1500 (3:54.39) and 4th in the 800 (1:54.58) at the NEC Championships...Ran the 5000 in 15:42.44

2021-22 Indoor: Won the 800 at the Lions Indoor Invitational (1:55.32)...Placed 2nd in the 1000 (2:24.38) at the New England Championships.

2021 Cross Country: All-Northeast Conference...Had two Top-10 finishes...Placed 12th at the NEC Championships in 26:39.1

2021 Outdoor: Northeast Conference All-Rookie Team (1,500)...Placed 3rd in the 1,500 meter (3:55.50) and ran the 5,000 (15:57.57) at the Northeast Conference Championships...Clocked a collegiate-best at Vermont in the 800 (1:56.46)...Ran the mile at Bryant in 4:17.55.

2020-21 Cross Country: All-Northeast Conference...Northeast Conference All-Rookie...Placed 13th at the NEC Championships, completing the 8K course in 25:39.7...Helped team to a second place finish.

Before Central: Three-time cross country All-Conference First Team (2017,2018,2019)...Two-time cross country All-State runner (2018,2019)...Two-time indoor track & field All-Conference First Team (2018-19,2019-20)...Made indoor track & field All-State(2019-20)...Made indoor track & field All-New England(2019-20)...Outdoor track & field All-Conference First Team (2019)...Was a high honors student and a scholar athlete at East Hampton High School.

News Mentions

CCSU Men's Cross Country Runs To 13th Place Finish At NCAA Regionals

The Central Connecticut men's cross country team finished 13th at the NCAA Northeast Regional on Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, NY.

November 10, 2023