University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Evan Jacobs

Class Fr.
Hometown Sycamore, Ill.
High School Sycamore

2018 — Track – redshirted… Indoor – ran 600 meters at Wieczorek Invite (1:22.28), 1,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (2:31.43) and 3,000 meters at Black & Gold Premier (4:24.05) while competing unattached… Outdoor – ran 800 meters at Musco Twilight (1:54.41) and Kip Janvrin Open (1:55.70) while competing unattached… Dean’s List student.

2017 — Cross Country – competed at Hawkeye Invite (20:35.4-6,000 meters)… letterwinner.

High School — 2016 Most Promising Newcomer Award winner… 2017 Distance Leader Award winner in track… 2017 sectional champion in  800 meters, earning all-state honors in 800 meters and as part of  3,200-meter relay… placed third at NIB indoor conference meet… runner-up in 800 meters at state track meet… set school record in 800 meters… National Honor Society member… four-year high honor roll member… academic all-conference honoree (2017).

Personal — born December 12, 1998… son of Richard and Jennifer Jacobs… has one sibling, Lauren… high school coaches were Michael Lambdin, Peter Piccony, and Brian Hutsler… biochemistry/pre-dental major.