Men's Cross Country

Jake Van Geffen - blank


Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain


Jake Van Geffen


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Commodores finish 5th, 13th at SEC Championships

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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, Energy and Environmental Systems Minor

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.

Top Times
5K - 16:52.84

2014: 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/Personal/Academics: 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 ... Van Geffen was named to the 2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

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