Jon Roberts
Jon Roberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schaumburg, Ill.

High School:
Schaumburg

Birthdate:
06/17/1989

2009-10: (Cross Country): Ran a season-best time of 25:06 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... crossed the finish line in 13th place at the State Farm MVC Championships in a time of 26:46 on a wet course ... placed 103rd at the Midwest Regional with a 34:03 mark in the 10K. (Indoor): Finished fourth in the mile with a time of 4:17.81 at the MVC Indoor Championships ... won the 3000-meter run at the Indiana State Dual with a time of 8:32.67, which was also a season-best time ... ran a season-best time in the mile of 4:12.37 to finish sixth at the Indiana Relays ... earned All-MVC honors in the distance medley relay, after finishing third in a time of 10:04.80. (Outdoor): Recorded two top-three finishes in the 1500-meter run ... finished first in the 3000-meter run at the SIU Spring Classic with a time of 9:19.45 ... ran a personal-best time of 8:58.07 in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Lenny Lyles Invitational, which was a NCAA Regional Qualifying time ... finished second in the 5000-meter run at the Redbird Spring Invite in 15:12.98.

2008-09: (Cross Country): Competed in six races ... recorded a personal-best 8K at NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 25:18.10 (150th) ... turned in a 17th-place finish at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships covering the 8K course in 25:35.88 ... was fourth on the Valley's 10K season-best list, recording a performance of 32:53.88 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships. (Indoor): Finished fourth in the mile with a season-best 4:22.03 at the Terre Haute Double Dual ... ran a season-best 8:31.00 in the 3,000-meter run at the EIU Friday Night Special to finish in second-place ... turned in a time of 15:07.68 in the 5,000-meter run at the Iowa State Classic. (Outdoor): Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... turned in a season-best time of 9:07.97 at the Sun Angel Classic for a ninth-place finish ... was sixth in both the steeplechase (9:23.82) and 5,000-meter run (14:48.10) at the Valley Championships ... turned in a 10th-place finish in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:59.76 at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

2007-08: (Cross Country): Competed in six races ... placed 14th in the Illini Challenge 6K race with a time of 19:13.34 ... recorded best 8K performance at the Illinois Intercollegiate with a 24th-place finish (25:35.83) ... at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships, ran the 8K course in 26:18.59 (39th) ... finished with a personal-best 10K with a time of 32:34 (84th) at the NCAA Midwest Regional. (Indoor): Redshirted. (Outdoor): Turned in a season-best time of 9:25.16 in the steeplechase to take eight place at the Valley Championships ... recorded a time of 15:40.24 in the 5,000-meter run at the SIU Spring Classic (ninth place).

At Schaumburg HS: Competed in the IHSA State Cross Country and Track and Field meet junior and senior years ... named team captain and most valuable in track and field senior year... finished 23rd at the cross country state meet and ran in the 3,200-meters at the state track and field meet senior year ... cross country team took third place at the state meet in 2006.

Personal: Born 6/17/89 ... son of Mike and Dina Roberts ... siblings are Ryan and Lauren ... major is business administration.