Jacob Abrego
Jacob Abrego
Year: Senior
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: Carroll HS
Position: Distance

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK (JUNIOR): Ran in a total of nine events during the season … qualified for the Southland Conference Championships after clocking a season-best time of 9:53.01 in the 3000m steeplechase at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight (4/21).

2012 INDOOR TRACK (JUNIOR): Placed eighth at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese Indoor Meet (2/3) with a season-best time of 4:32.04 in the men’s one mile … competed at the McNeese State Cowboy Indoor Meet (1/13) with a one-mile time of 4:38.55 to place just outside the top 10.

2011 CROSS COUNTRY (JUNIOR): Finished 17th at the Concordia University Invite (10/15) clocking in first out of the Islanders in the men’s 5k race with a season-best time of 15:57.84 … crossed the line with a time of 27.34.7 in the 8k at the Grand Routes Grand Prix (9/30) … ran in four meets during the season. 

2011 OUTDOOR TRACK (SOPHOMORE): Finished eighth at the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships (5/13) with a personal-best time of 9:45.81 in the men's steeplechase. 

2011 INDOOR TRACK (SOPHOMORE): Finished eighth at the Texas Tech Invitational (1/21) in the 5k ... finished 16th at the Houston Open (2/5) in the 3k. 

2010 CROSS COUNTRY (SOPHOMORE): Ran in five meets during the season ... best finish was 18th at the Incarnate Word Cross Country Invitational (10/2) with a time of 27:39.4 ... finished 19th at the Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic (9/17) with a time of 15:47.8.

2009 CROSS COUNTRY (FRESHMAN): Did not run.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran at Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Texas for head coach Robert Arredondo ... helped lead his team to three district titles and the 2007 regional title, marking a first for a Corpus Christi Independent School District ever ... named to the All-South Texas team as a junior and senior ... had a top time of 16:24 in the 5K after recording his personal-best in the 5K (16:12) ... in track part of unit that set record in the distance medley.

PERSONAL: Born Jacob Abrego on April. 13, 1991, in Corpus Christi, Texas ... son of Rachel Abrego ... major is business management.