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Jacob Heslington Athlete Profile

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Jacob Heslington

Position: Distance Height: 6-0 Weight: 155 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2017 Hometown: Orem, UT Mission: Guatemala City Central, Guatemala Last School: Timpanogos High School


  • Parents are Gary and Gwen
  • Has six siblings
  • Majoring in mechanical engineering
  • Enjoys drawing and all sports

Before BYU

  • 2011 and 2012 Utah 4A cross country state champion
  • 2012 and 2013 Utah 4A state 1600m and 3200m state champion
  • Academic all-state in track and cross country
  • 4.0 cumulative high school GPA
  • High school coach is Jody Benson


Personal Bests
Mark/Time Event Meet
3:44.13* 1500m 2017 BYU Robison Invitational
8:43.23 3000m Steeplechase 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships
14:09.48 5000m 2017 Mt. SAC Relays

*altitude converted

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Athlete Profile

2017 | Freshman Year


  • Took second place overall in the 3000m steeplechase at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival with a new PR and regional qualifying time of 8:51.78
  • Competed in the NCAA championships in the 3000m steeplechase where he ran a personal best 8:43.23 to qualify for the final round, finished 10th overall