University of Iowa Athletics
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Jack Pendergast

Class Fr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Cedar Rapids Prairie
Jack  Pendergast - Men's Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2024 — Indoor – ran a collegiate-best 14:38.74 in 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite… ran season bests in mile at Hawkeye Invite (4:20.53) and 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (8:24.78)… Outdoor – ran a season-best 9:14.78 in 3,000-meter steeplechase at Stanford Invite… Dean’s List student (Spring 2024)… letterwinner.

2023 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – ran collegiate bests in 1,500 meters at Bryan Clay Invite (3:59.88) and 3,000-meter steeplechase at Drake Relays (9:04.89)… ran a season-best 5,000 meters at B1G Championships (14:48.17)… ran third leg on team-leading 4×1,600-meter relay that clocked a 17:11.68 at Drake Relays… that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… letterwinner… Cross Country – Iowa’s top finisher at Bradley Pink Classic with a season-best 25:04.40 (8,000 meters)… competed in five of seven races… ran a collegiate-best five miles at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (25:00.8)… ran a season-best 10,000 meters at B1G Championships (32:24.0)… letterwinner.

2022 — Indoor – ran season bests in mile (4:19.92) and 3,000 meters (8:39.39) at Larry Wieczorek Invite… Outdoor – ran team-leading 9:09.55 in 3,000-meter steeplechase at Mt. SAC Relays and season-best 5,000 meters at B1G Championships (15:09.72)… letterwinner… Cross Country – ran season bests in 6,000 meters at B1G Preview (18:43.5), 8,000 meters at Gans Creek Classic (25:06.4) and 10,000 meters at NCAA Midwest Regional (31:53.2)… letterwinner.

 

2021 — Indoor – ran season bests in mile at Husker Quad (4:28.83) and 3,000 meters at Hawkeye B1G Invite (8:43.08)… 2020-21 Cross Country – placed 66th at B1G Championships (25:59.3-8,000 meters)… letterwinner… Outdoor – did not compete… letterwinner… Cross Country – one of six Hawkeyes to compete in all six races… Iowa’s third finisher at Hawkeye Invite (5th-18:46.7-6,000 meters)… ran season bests in 8,000 meters at Bradley Pink Classic (24:51.1), 5.2 miles at B1G Championships (27:29.7) and 10,000 meters at NCAA Midwest Regional (32:27.85)… letterwinner.

High School — two-time cross country conference champion… set school indoor 3,200-meter record (9:39)… placed second at state cross country meet as a junior, and seventh senior year… three-time first-team all-conference and all-metro, two-time first-team all-state, elite all-state and conference athlete of the year in cross country… first-team all-conference in 3,200 meters in track… coached by Bill Schwarz, Michael Teirney and Matt Lorenz… also competed in swimming.

Personal — born February 23, 2002… son of Derek Pendergast… siblings are Matthew and Mia… finance major.

Jack Pendergast’s All-Time Results via TFRRS.org