Track & Field



 Jacob Edwards
Jacob Edwards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ocean View, Hawai'i

High School:
Kau HS

Height:
6-2

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
SQ


03/13/2014

Finley Set to Represent Wyoming at NCAA Indoor Championships

Senior Thrower Seeks 10th All-America Honor

03/01/2014

Cowgirls Claim Second for Highest Finish Ever at MW Indoor Meet

Kereston Thomas and Mason Finley Win Individual Titles for Wyoming

02/28/2014

Page's 5k Title Paces Track & Field during MW's Second Day

Junior Becomes First Cowgirl Ever to Win Conference Title in the Event

01/29/2014

Wyoming Hosts Montana State for Powder River Dual on Friday in Gillette

Field Events Start at 11:30 a.m. and Running Events at 12:30 p.m.

01/25/2014

Finley Takes Shot Put Title at Air Force

Senior Collects Third Victory in Event This Indoor Season

05/17/2011

2011 MWC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2011 Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships

2013-14: Finished his career with the No. 2 all-time mark in the 60-meter hurdles at 8.13...indoors competed in six meets for Wyoming, including the 60-meter hurdles at the MW Championships...placed seventh at 8.28...outdoors ran in seven meets...finished ninth in the 110-meter hurdles at the MW Championships in 14.73...ran a personal-best 14.66 at the Cowpoke Open on May 3...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom.

2012-13: Set numerous personal bests during the season, including UW's second-best all-time mark in the 60-meter hurdles at 8.13 at the Air Force Team Challenge...competed at the MW Indoor Championships, finishing ninth in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.24 and helped the 4x400 relay to fourth place in 3:23...during the outdoor season, earned UW's 10th-best all-time mark in the 110-meter hurdles with a 14.74 for 11th place at the Jack Christiansen Invite...also ran a career-best 54.74 in the 400-meter hurdles for seventh place at the meet...placed fifth in the 110-meter hurdles in 15.67 at the Nebraska Quad...opened the outdoor season at the Tom Benich Invite, placing third in the 110-meter hurdles in 14.86 and fifth in the 400-meter hurdles in 55.66...named Academic All-MW.

2011-12: Had a strong indoor season by placing 22nd in the 400 meters at the Air Force Team meet ... his outdoor season was highlighted by helping the 4x400-meter relay to a first-place mark at the Tom Benich Invite and he also competed in the 400-meter hurdles for first place ... helped the team by placing fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Fum McGraw Invitational.

2010-11: Competed well in both the hurdles and jumping events for UW ... set career marks in four events as a freshman ... his best finish of the season was at the Power Invite, where he won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.66 seconds ... finished 10th in the conference in the 400-meter hurdles at the MW Championships ...also an Academic All-Conference.

Before Wyoming: Was one of Hawaii's best track athletes during his high school years, evidenced by his Gatorade Player of the Year honors in 2009 and 2010 ... was named Male Athlete of the Year each year from 2008-10 and was a multiple state champion in the hurdles, long and triple jumps.

Personal: Born May 5 in Sacramento, Calif., to Phillip and Lisa Edwards ... majoring in sociology.

Personl Bests:
Indoor:
60-Meter Hurdles - 8.13 (2013)(No. 2 UW All-Time Mark)
400 Meters - 51.98 (2012)
Triple Jump - 46-3 1/4 (2011)

Outdoor:
110-Meter Hurdles - 14.66 (2014)
400-Meter Hurdles - 54.74 (2013)

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