Jordan

De Spong

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Middle Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dunedin, New Zealand
High School: Southland
Major: Management

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor

800m: 1:52.33 (2/19/16)
Mile: 4:06.41 (2/3/18)
Outdoor
800m: 1:50.39 (2/26/15)
1,500m: 3:47.39 (5/6/17)
3,000m: 8:41.12 (5/7/16)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (I): Mile - 4:19.13o (21st); DMR  - 10:01.35o (10th)

Honors
Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2017, 2018)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018)
Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018)

2018 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Finished 10th in the DMR at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 10:01.35...placed 21st in the mile at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 4:19.13...won the DMR with a time of 10:05.31 at the Graduate Classic...posted a personal best and won the mile at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite with a time of 4:06.41.

Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 1,500m at the Texas Tech/Corky Crofoot Shootout in 4:04.07.

2017 (Redshirt)
Indoor: Redshirted...competed unattached at the Nebraska Tune-Up and ran the mile in 4:16.89.

Outdoor: Redshirted...competed unattached in four meets...won the 1,500m at the Reivers April Fools Classic, the Prairie Wolf Invite and the Nebraska Invitational, the latter with a personal-best 3:47.39..ran the 800 meters in 1:51.94 at the Husker Spring Invitational.

2016 (Freshman)
Indoor: Placed first with the distance medley relay at the Holiday Inn Invitational with a time of 9:59.44...set personal bests in the 800m (1:52.33) and mile (4:10.99).

Outdoor: Won the 3,000m at the Nebraska Invitational with a time of 8:41.12, a personal best...ran the 1,500m in 3:54.36 to finish 19th at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational...ran the 800m in 1:54.02 to place 13th at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational.

Before Nebraska
Attended Southland Boys' High School in Invercargill, New Zealand...set best times of 1:50 in the 800m and 3:51 in the 1,500m...finished fifth in the 800m at the 2015 Australian Junior Championships...finished runner-up in the 1,500m and 2,000m steeplechase at the 2013 Oceania Youth Athletics Championships.

Personal
Born April 13, 1996...parents are David De Spong and Helene Rackham...major is management.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2