University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Alana Jones

Class Fr.
Hometown Laguna Hills, Calif.
High School Laguna Hills

2017 — Track – did not compete… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2016 — Indoor – did not compete… Cross Country – ran season-best 6,000 meters at Bradley Classic (23:57.4).

2015 — Indoor – placed second in 3,000 meters at Big 4 Duals (10:01.98), sixth in unseeded race at Big Ten Championships (10:10.97) and won event at Border Battle (10:13.84)… placed 10th in mile at Husker Invite (5:12.84)… Outdoor – ran first leg on team-leading 6,400-meter relay (19:59.72) at Drake Relays, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… ran 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight (4:30.56), Florida Relays (4:30.87) and Beach Invite (4:31.82)… letterwinner… Cross Country – competed in all six races… recorded collegiate bests at Early Bird Invitational (3,000 meters/11:10.2), Notre Dame Invitational (5,000 meters/18:23.6) and Bradley Pink Classic (6,000 meters/21:52.1)… competed at Big Ten Championships (84th; 6,000 meters/22:17.2)… ran 5,000 meters (19:12.8) at Illinois State Invitational and 6,000 meters at NCAA Midwest Regional (23:08.6)… letterwinner.

2014 — Track – did not compete… Cross Country – competed at Bulldog Classic (36th/4,000 meters/16:39), Illinois State Invite (58th/5,000 meters/19:25) and Big Ten Preview (52nd/6,000 meters/23:35.16)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

2013 — Cross Country – competed at Big Ten Championships (6,000 meters/24:46.2) and Roy Griak Invite (6,000 meters/25:00.80)… placed 47th in open race at Pre-National Invite (6,000 meters/23:13.57)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

Personal — biology major.

Jones’ Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (I) 4:30.87 at Florida Relays 4/3/15
3,000 Meters (I) 10:01.98 at Big 4 Duals 1/24/15
5,000 Meters (CC) 18:23.6 at Notre Dame Invitational 10/2/15
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:52.1 at Bradley Pink Classic 10/16/15