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Jacob Romeo
Jacob Romeo
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lake Orion, Mich.
High School: Notre Dame Prep
Position: Sprints

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

55 meters (Indoor)

6.69

60 meters (Indoor)

7.13

100 meters (Outdoor)

10.91

200 meters (Indoor)

22.96

200 meters (Outdoor)

22.73

Long Jump (Indoor)

5.97 meters

 

2016:

  • All-UAA in the outdoor 4x100-meter relay (3rd)
  • Posted the No. 3 time in school history in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay (3:20.23) and No. 7 time in the outdoor 4x100-meter relay (42.33)
  • Recorded the top time on the team in the outdoor 100 meters (11.02)
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2015:

  • UAA Champion in the outdoor 4x100-meter relay
  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor 100 meters
  • UAA All-Academic Team
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team

2014:

  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor 4x100-meter relay
  • UAA All-Academic Team

Personal:

  • Major: Economics
  • UChicago activities: Dean's List, Blue Chips Investment Club
  • Played four years of football, two years of track and two years of wrestling in high school
  • As a track senior, posted times of 10.99 (100 meters) and 22.61 (200 meters)
  • Catholic League Athlete of the Year Finalist
  • NDP Athlete of the Year
  • All-State, Academic All-State and All-County in track
  • Catholic League Champion in 100 meters and 200 meters
  • Broke school records in the 100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 relay, and 4x200 relay
  • Honorable Mention All-State and Honorable Mention Academic All-State in football
  • Second Team All-County, All-League, Honorable Mention Detroit News All-Metro North Team and  Second Team All-Westside Team in football
  • Harold P. Rice Award
  • Four-time American Citizenship Award
  • United States Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete National Award Winner
  • National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society