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Jack Bolas
Jack Bolas

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chapel Hill, N.C.

High School:
Chapel Hill

Height:
6-0

Notables

Earned 2009 first team All-Region honors in cross country ... 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifier ... 2009 NCAA All-Mideast Region in 1,500 ... 2009 NCAA Indoor Championships qualifier as part of record-setting distance medley relay team ... three-time All-American with three third-place finishes at NCAA championships ... first UW runner to break 4 minutes in the mile (3:59.40 in 2008) ... 2008 Big Ten indoor champion in the distance medley relay ... 2007 NCAA regional qualifier in the 1,500 meters ... Four-time Academic All-Big Ten ... 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District ... 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America for track and cross country

Cross Country

2009

Competed in four meets, earning first team All-Region honors ... came in second at the Jim Drews Invitational with a time of 24:42.1 ... placed seventh for UW and sixteenth overall at the Big Ten championship with a time of 25:50.4 ... took 24th place at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 31:43.81 ... clocked a 31:24.4 at the NCAA championship to take sixth for UW and 153rd overall

2008

Competed in three meets, earning first team All-Big Ten honors ... placed third for UW and seventh overall at the Big Ten championship with a time of 24:50 ... clocked a 30:53 at the NCAA championship to take fifth for UW and 77th overall

2007

Finished fourth overall at the Carroll College Pioneer Invitational ... placed 19th overall and seventh on the team at the Big Ten championships with a time of 24:24.11 ... took 30th overall and finished fifth on the team at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional

2006

Redshirt Season

Track

2009

Took 19th at the NCAA Championships (3/13) as a part of the distance medley relay, finishing in 9:50.49 ... part of school-record and automatic NCAA qualifying effort of 9:30.57 in the distance medley relay at Alex Wilson Invitational (3/6) ... was a member of the distance medley relay team finishing third at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/28) in 9:47.20 ... placed second in the 1,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational (2/7), finishing in 2:23.49 ... finished the mile in 4:01.19 at the Husky Classic (2/13) ... named Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week for week of April 20 ... ran the third-fastest time in UW history to finish sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational (5/2) with a time of 3:37.64 ... finished seventh in 1,500 at NCAA Mideast Regional (5/30) ... finished 16th in prelims of the 1,500 at the NCAA championships (6/11) ... clocked NCAA regional qualifying time of 3:42.56 to finish sixth in Olympic Development section of the 1,500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/17) ... contributed to UW win in the 4x800-meter relay at the Drake Relays (4/24) in 7:21.10 ... also ran as part of third-place distance medley relay team at Drake Relays (4/25) ... won the 3,000 meters at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) in 8:20.36

2008

Posted a personal best time of 3:41.21 in the 1,500 meters at the Cardinal Invitational for a fourth-place finish overall ... finished first in the mile at the Meyo Invitational for a personal best and University of Wisconsin record time of 3:59.40 ... came in second in the mile at the big Ten Indoor Championship preliminary and fifth in the final ... finished first in the distance medley relay at the Big Ten Indoor Championship and third in the event at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... placed third overall and first on the team in the 1,500 meter finals at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

2007

Earned All-America honors as a member of the third-place distance medley relay at the NCAA indoor championships ... finished third in the mile at the Big Ten indoor meet in 4:06.25 ... ran a personal best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:01.47 in the mile, placing fifth at the Husky Classic ... placed third in the 1,500 meters at the Big Ten outodor championships in 3:44.92 ... placed eighth in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regional in 3:48.19 ... qualified for regional competition by placing third in the 1,500 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight, running a personal best of 3:43.82

High School

Finished sixth in the 2005 Foot Locker Cross Country Championship ... 2005 4A state cross country champion, leading his team to the state championship ... placed 31st in the 2004 Footlocker National Cross Country Championships ... placed second in the 2004 4A state cross country championships, aiding his team to a second-place finish ... 2004 4A state champion at 1600 meters ... finished second in the state 4A 3200 meters ... placed fourth in the mile at the Nike Outdoor Nationals

Personal

Born Nov. 1, 1987 ... parents are Debbie and Jerry Bolas ... has a sister, Ellie (23) ... major is biology

Collegiate Bests

800 meters: 1:50.54 2-16-08
1000 meters: 2:23.49 2-7-09
1500 meters: 3:37.64 5-2-09
Mile: 3:59.40 2-8-08
8000 meters: 24:24.11 10-28-07
10000 meters: 30:53 11-24-08

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