Jake Kerin
Jake Kerin
Birth Date: 05/14/1991
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Quincy, Mass.
High School: Boston College High School
Event: Mid-Distance

2012-13 One of the most dedicated leaders on this year’s indoor and outdoor teams … Named a captain by his coaching staff and teammates … The program’s top distance runner throughout his senior campaign … Recorded his best time in the 800 meter run on January 25 at the BU Terrier Classic with a time of 1:59.94 … Finished the 800 in less than two minutes a total of four times throughout the year … Recorded his best outdoor time in the event on April 6 at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Classic with a time of 1:59.71 … Crossed the finish line with his best time in the 1,500 meter run on April 27 at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Outdoor Championship meet with a time of 3:59.83 … Ended his track and field career as the program record holder in the 600 meter run, which he set on February 10 with a time of 1:24.45 … Was also a member of three record setting relay teams, including the 4x800 meter which set the program record on May 4 with a time of 9:03.61.

2011-12 One of UMass Boston's most consistent runners ... Recorded a time of 54.35 seconds in the 500 meter dash at the BU Terrier Classic ... Went on to record a personal best time of 1:25.55 in the 600 meter run on February 4 at the Tufts University Stampede Invite ... Recorded his second-fastest time in the 600 at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on February 11 ... Earned a career best mark in the 800 meter run on April 8 at the LEC/NE Alliance Championship meet with a time of 1:59.25 ... Posted a time of 2:37.52 in the 1,000 meter run to set a new personal best at the Jay Carisella Invitational ... Recorded a final time of 4:17.71 in the 1,500 meter run on March 24, 2012 at the Bridgewater State U. Bears Invitational.

2010-11 Recorded an 8th place finish in the 1,000 meter run on December 4 at the Jay Carisella Invitational ... Took 13th place in the 800 meter run at the Harvard University Open on December 11 ... Recorded a season-best time in the 400 meter dash (52.88) to earn 5th place at the Reggie Poyau Memorial meet ... Helped the 4x800 relay team to a 8th/5th place finish at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet ... Placed second in the 800 meter run on March 26 with a time of 2:01.36 ... Also took 28th place in the javelin with a distance of 21.83 meters ... Helped the 4x100 relay team to a 3rd place finish with a time of 45.40 seconds at the Tufts University Snowflake Classic ... Earned a 13th/8th place finish in the 800 meter run at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on April 30 with a time of 1:59.94.

2009-10 Appeared in six indoor meets, making collegiate debut on December 5 at the NEU Jay Carisella Invitational ... Ran fastest 1,600M time on December 12 at the Harvard Invitational, clocking in at 4:51.68 for a 41st place fi nish ... Finished fourth in the 800M race at the Reggie Poyau Invitational at Brandeis with a time of 2:04.17 on January 16 ... Clocked in fastest 800M time of the year on January 29 at the Boston Reebok Games, crossing the fi nish line in 2:02.23 for a 15th place fi nish ... Ran a solid race in the LEC/Alliance Championships on February 13 with a time of 2:03.14 to finish seventh ... Continued to race well in the outdoor track season, competing in five meets ... On March 20 at the NEU Husky Spring Open, placed 52nd overall in his first collegiate attempt at throwing the javelin with a toss of 18.62m ... Recorded fastest 800M time of the season on April 3 at the Jim Sheehan Memorial with a time of 2:01.44 for an 18th place fi nish ... Placed sixth overall in the 800M event on April 10 at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Classic with a time of 2:03.75 ... Had a strong showing in the LEC/Alliance Championship in the 800M race, crossing the fi nish line in 2:02.13 for his second-fastest time of the season and an 11th place finish. 

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Earned five letters in track and field and three in cross country for Boston College High School ... Named the Eagles' team Most Valuable Performer and was a Catholic Conference All-Star as a junior ... Selected a Tri-Captain for the BCHS cross country team for his senior campaign ... Recipient of the Jack Dempsey Award for the Boston College High track and fi eld squad ... Born May 14, 1991 ... Son of Carol and John ... Undecided on major ... Enjoys eating, hockey and working out.

INDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

400m Dash 54.35 1/27/2012 BU Terrier Classic
500m Dash 1:07.67 3/3/2013 ECAC Indoor Championships
600m Run 1:24.45 2/10/2013 New England Alliance
800m Run 1:56.07 1/27/2012 BU Terrier Classic
1 Mile Run 4:39.87 12/8/2012 Harvard University Open
1000m Run 2:37.52 12/3/2011 Jay Carisella Invitational
4x440m Relay 3:36.63 12/11/2010 Harvard Open

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

800m Run 1:59.25 4/8/2012 Little East/NE Alliance Outdoor Championship
1500m Run 3:59.83 4/27/2013 Little East/NE Alliance Championship