Men's Cross Country

Jake Van Geffen -


Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain


Jake  Van Geffen


Pura Vida: Lives of 'Dores changed on service trip

From Jan./Feb. issue of Commodore Nation


Smiling in Spanish: Costa Rican Chronicles (Day 3)

Daily Blog from Soles4Souls service trip to Costa Rica


Men's XC wrap up season at South Regional

Ewing paces Commodores in Tuscaloosa


Commodores set to race Regionals

Dores travel to Tuscaloosa


Commodores set to race Regionals

Dores travel to Tuscaloosa


2013 SEC Cross Country Championships

2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Gainesville, Fla.


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

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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