Men's Cross Country

Jake Van Geffen -

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain

Birthdate:
01/09/1996

Jake  Van Geffen

04/01/2015

Pura Vida: Lives of 'Dores changed on service trip

From Jan./Feb. issue of Commodore Nation

12/16/2014

Smiling in Spanish: Costa Rican Chronicles (Day 3)

Daily Blog from Soles4Souls service trip to Costa Rica

11/15/2013

Men's XC wrap up season at South Regional

Ewing paces Commodores in Tuscaloosa

11/14/2013

Commodores set to race Regionals

Dores travel to Tuscaloosa

11/14/2013

Commodores set to race Regionals

Dores travel to Tuscaloosa

11/01/2013

2013 SEC Cross Country Championships

2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Gainesville, Fla.

08/30/2013

Belmont Opener

The Commodores' men's and women's teams competed in the Belmont Opener to open the season.

Major: Chemical Engineering; and minoring in Energy and Environmental Systems

Honors
2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Top Times

5K - 16:52.84

2014: Completed the season by running a 33:49.20 at NCAA South Regionals. ... Finishing second for the Commodores, he ran a 26:08.70 at the SEC Championships... Posted a 26:37.67 at the Florida State Invitational as the third Commodore finisher... Competed at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 28:15.1... Was the third Commodore to cross the line at the Commodore Classic, finishing with a time of 26:15.87... Posted a time of 16:08.81 and earned a 38th-place finish, third-best among the Commodores, at the Belmont Opener.

2013: Opened his college career as the Dores' top finisher at the Belmont Opener running the 5K course in 16:52.84... Finished the Commodore Classic at 27:03.03... Finished 50th at the Greater Louisville Classic in 26:43.93... Completed the Crimson Classic in 27:09.07... Was the second Commodore finisher at the SEC Championship in Gainesville, Fla. at 26:12.23, which is a personal best.

High School: Top 5K time in high school was 16:41 ... Was third in Alabama Class 6-A in the 3,200 meters during track season with a time of 9:40.

Personal: Son of David and Michele Van Geffen. Brother to Caleb (16) and Seth (14). Jake wants to work for EPA after Vanderbilt and is a member of FCA.

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