Jacob Gustafsson Athlete Profile

Jacob Gustafsson

Jacob Gustafsson
Height: 5-10 Weight: 140 Roster Years: 2002 | 2005-2008 Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA Last School: Mission Viejo High School

Personal

Born in Sweden ... mother is Lis Herrey ... younger brother Peter is also on BYU's track team ... brother Andreas racewalks for Sweden and father won silver medal in the Olympics for racewalking .... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New York, New York ... majoring in accounting.

Before BYU

Most outstanding athlete at Mission Viejo High School ... seventh at California State Meet in the 800m with a time of 1:52 ... best time in 1,600m is 4:18.

Summary

CC: Ran at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 21:35.8 ... competed at the Aztec Invitational and finished 20th in 25.36 ...at the Roy Griak Invitational placed 16th with a time of 24.48 ... raced at pre-nationals and finished 43rd in 24.21.7 ...at the MWC Championships placed 11th with a time of 25.01 ... competed at regionals and placed 25th in 30:23.8 ... at nationals finished with a time of 30:46; named to the Second All-MWC Team ... received All-Region honors.




2002 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season.

2005 | Freshman Year

CC: Started the season with a 12th-place finish at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 20:57.2 ... at the BYU Autumn Classic had a 16th place finish and a time of 21:15.6 ... had a 55th place finish at the Roy Girak Invitational with a time of 25:20.0 ... ran in the Pre-National Blue Race with a time of 25:06.2 ... placed 12th with a time of 25:04.6 at the MWC Championships ... earned Second Team All-MWC and MWC Freshman of the Year homors with his performance at the MWC Championships ... finished the season with a time of 31:42.3 at the NCAA National Championship.

2006 | Sophomore Year

CC: Placed 25th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 23:59.9 ... competed at the Pre-National meet with a time of 24:38.1 ... finished 10th at the MWC Championships, earning himself Second-Team All-MWC honors ... placed 17th at the NCAA Mt. Regional meet, receiving All-Region honors for his performance ... finished the season by competing in the NCAA National Championships with a time of 32:42 ... named to the Fall 2006 Academic All-MWC team.

2007 | Junior Year

T&F: Ran at the Dave Murray Invitational, finishing in fourth place with a 6k time of 18:20.1 and 1:50.41 in the 800m ... ran at the ASU Invitational in the 1500m with a time of 3:44.71 ... ran at Pre-Nationals finishing 75th in the blue race with a 8k time of 24:21.2 ... finished 17th at the MWC Championships with an 8k time of 25:34 ... placed 149th at the NCAA National Championships with a 10k time of 31:31.0.

2008 | Senior Year

Named All-Academic Team by the USTFCCCA, Academic All-MWC and an MWC Scholar-Athlete ... T&F: Outdoor: Ran a team best time of 1:50.41 at the Dave Murray/Willie Williams Classic in Tucson ... ran a 3:45.89 in the 1500m at the ASU Invitational.