Jacob Chapman
Jacob Chapman

Hometown:
Olive Branch, Miss.

High School:
Olive Branch HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
04/15/1989


2010 Outdoor: Earned points on two occasions for the Tigers...finished fourth with a personal-best 9:10.60 mark in the 3000m run at the Memphis Tigers Invitational...was eighth eat the Ole Miss Open with a 16:12.13 5000m run.

2010 Indoor: Strong distance runner in the 3000m run...set a personal-best at the Rod McCravy Invitational with a 9:15.11 mark.

2009 Cross Country: Memphis' top finisher in four of the five meets in which the distance runners competed in the 2009 cross country season...His best finish of the season came at the Rhodes Invitational in which he finished fifth.

2009 Outdoor: Participated in four meets during the outdoor season...Recorded a personal-best time of 9:11.85 in the 3000m run at the Memphis Tiger Invitational...In the 10,000m run, he posted a personal-best time of 32:34.92 at the Rhodes Open...Finished 10th in the 10,000m at the C-USA Championships.

2009 Indoor: Competed in two meets during the indoor season...Posted a personal-best time of 16:11.43 in the 3000m run at the EIU Mega Meet.

2008 Cross Country: Competed in all six meets that the Tiger cross country team participated in during the 2008 season...Registered four top-15 finishes in 2008 with a season best 8k time of 26:27.90 at the UALR Invitational where he finished in 11th place...At the C-USA Cross Country Championships, he finished in 25th place with a time of 26:29.00.

2008 Outdoor: Competed in three meets during the outdoor season...Notched two top-10 finishes...At SEMOtion Relays, he grabbed a season-best 5000m run time of 15:47.49 finishing in seventh place...As an unattached participant at the Ole Miss May Invite, he ran a 15:58.42 and finished in 10th place.

2008 Indoor: Competed in two meets during the indoor season...At Arkansas State Kickoff, he ran a 9:34.07 time and placed ninth in the 3000m run...At the SIU McDonald's Meet, he set a season-best for the 3000m run with a time of 9:30.02 and finished in 17th place...Also set a personal-best mile time of 4:42.64 and finished in 17th place.

2007: Cross Country: Competed in all but one meet for the Tigers...Ran a season-best time of 26:09.68 at the University of Evansville Invitational...At the C-USA Championships crossed the line second for the Tigers in a time of 28:42.1.

Prep: Attended Olive Branch High School lettering in track and field for four years and cross country for three years under coach Eric Rombough...Specialized in distance...Earned All-State accolades all three years in cross country.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Andrew Chapman...Born on April 15, 1989 in Memphis, Tenn., to Lisa and Randy Chapman...Has two siblings...Was a member of the National Honor Society and FCA.

Chapman's Best Cross Country Performance
Event Mark Meet/Date
Cross Country 26:27.90 UALR Invite 9/27/08
Chapman's Best Indoor Performances
Event Mark Meet/Date
Mile Run 4:42.64 SIU McDonald's 2/9/08
3000m Run 9:15.11 Rod McCravy 1/30/10
5000m Run 16:11.43 EIU Mega Meet 1/24/09
Chapman's Best Outdoor Performances
Event Mark Meet/Date
3000m Run 9:10.60 Mem. Tiger Inv. 4/17/10
5000m Run 15:47.49 SEMO Invite 4/5/08
10000m Run 32:34.92 Rhodes Open 3/21/09

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