UCLA Track & Field BIO
Jacob Wood
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Jacob Wood 1263759
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 135
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mt. Carmel
2012 - Finished fifth in the steeple vs. USC (9:28.24) ... Placed 18th at the Mt. SAC Relays in section C (9:22.53) ... Finished fourth in the 1500m at the RJ/JJK Invite (3:56.42) ... Was 10th in the 5000m at the Pepsi Invite (14:59.88) ... Finished third in the 3000m vs. Tennessee and was sixth vs. WSU (8:37.57) ... Finished second in the steeple vs. Texas (9:18.31) ... In indoor track, had a top mile time of 4:22.68 ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic second-team.

Summer 2011 - Finished 10th in the steeple (9:30.60) at the USATF Jr. National Championships.

2011 - Won the steeple at the Bryan Clay Invite (9:18.69) and RJ/JJK Invite (9:36.36) ... Placed fourth in the steeple against USC (9:17.51, lifetime-best) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned three varsity letters in cross country and track at Mt. Carmel HS ... Three-time CA State Cross Country Meet competitor, finishing 24th in 2009 ... Led his team to the CIF-SD Div. II championship crown in 2008 ... Two-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic honoree in cross country and track and field ... Three-time all-league honoree in cross country ... First-team All-CIF in 2008 and 2009 ... In track, was the team MVP in 2009 and Male Track Athlete of the Year in 2010 ... Led team to consecutive Valley League titles in 2009 and 2010 ... Two-time Valley League Track Athlete of the Year after winning back-to-back titles in the 1600m and 3200m in 2009 and 2010 ... Set a school record in the 3200m ... 2010 CA State meet qualifier in the 3200m after placing second at the CIF-SD meet ... Male Scholar Athlete of the Year for his high school ... Two-time recipient of the Outstanding Athlete Award for Mt. Carmel HS ... Top times of 1:56.7 in the 800m and 4:18 in the 1600m.

Personal - Born July 3, 1992 in San Diego, CA ... Son of Christopher and Elizabeth Wood ... Has a younger brother, Sean ... Aerospace Engineering major.

Best Marks
1500m - 3:56.80
Indoor Mile - 4:22.68
Outdoor 3000m - 8:37.57
Steeple - 9:08.11
Outdoor 5000m - 14:38.45
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