HT 5-11 WT 137 CL JR
Aleksander Jakobsen Image
Hometown: Rock Island, Ill.
Previous School: Rock Island
Aleksander Jakobsen

2010 (Sophomore): Posted a season best time of 34:17 at the Iowa Intercollegiate Championships (Sept. 18)…Placed 41st at the Ashford Invitational (Oct. 9) after running a time of 35:55…Finished 45th at the St. Ambrose invitational (Sept. 23) after recording a time of 34:52…Finished the season with a time of 34:18 at the MCC Championships (Nov. 6).

2009 (Freshman): Posted a time of 32:19 at the William Penn Invitational (Oct. 10)…Placed 42nd at the MCC Championship meet (Nov. 7) with a time of 33:50…Crossed the finish line with a time of 32:60 at the Bradley Open (Sept. 11)…Ran a time of 27:08 at Augustana Early Opener (Sept. 1).

Prior to Ashford: Competed in soccer, swimming, track and field and cross country for all four years while at Rock Island High School…Competed in the 1500-meter freestyle, backstroke and various relay teams in the pool…Played the forward and defender positions on the soccer team…Four-time All-Academic Conference Team honoree…Member of the German Club, Letterman's Club and was an active participant in 4-H…Also pole vaulted in high school…Coached by Ed Lillis and David Terronez.

Personal: Born Aleksander Jal Jakobsen on Sept. 10, 1990…Son of Svend and Deb Jakobsen…Sister, Erika is a member of the AU women's soccer and track and field teams…Has another sister, Ariana…Enjoy playing video games, reading and swimming…Chose Ashford over Monmouth College.

Major: Accounting.

2011 Men's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2011 Men's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Rafael CrisostoJR 5-4126Franklin Park, Ill.West Leyden
Alex GonzalesFR 5-8119West Allis, Wis.West Allis Central
Aleksander JakobsenJR 5-11137Rock Island, Ill.Rock Island
Patrick McClainJR 5-11170Gary, Ind.William Wirt
Brian MeyerSO 6-0154Bloomington, Ill.Bloomington
Zach PavlichFR 6-3180Davenport, IowaDavenport Assumption
Doug PowersSR 5-7116Greenup, Ill.Cumberland/Danville C.C.
Ray RiveraJR 5-8130Franklin Park, Ill.East Leyden
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Head Coach
4th season
Chris Adams Image
Assistant Coach
3rd season