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JACOB HOLMES

Player profile

position
Distance
year
Freshman
hometown
Auckland, New Zealand
high school
Sacred Heart

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Joins the program as a freshman after a promising high school/club career in New Zealand…helped lead Sacred Heart College to a pair of New Zealand Secondary Schools team titles, captaining the 2017 championship team…expected to make a push for a spot among the lead pack for the Noles this season.

Personal

Is the first Kiwi distance runner to join the program in coach Bob Braman’s 19 seasons…in addition to cross country background, has been quite successful on the road and track…2016 Auckland Secondary Schools Road Race champion…also won the 2016 Auckland Club U18 cross country title…ran 31:01 10k on the road in June, prior to arriving in Tallahassee in the summer…finished eighth in the 5000m at the 2017 New Zealand National Championships…owns an impressive 3000m PB of 8:26.64 and has a 1500m PB of 3:53.56…helped his Sacred Hear College team earn a spot in the 2016 World Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Budapest, Hungary…the son of Michelle and Paul Holmes…major is undecided at this point…born April 5, 1999.