Jacob Capek  
Jacob Capek

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
John Marshall HS

Position:
Jumps/Sprints


2013 Season- Indoor: Ran the 400 meters at the Big Ten Champioships finishing fifth with a time of 47:17• At the Northwestern Open ran the 600 meter finishing first with a time of 1:20.89. Outdoor: Competed in the 400 meters at the Big Ten Championships finishing in the prelims with a time of 47:21• Also ran the 400 meters at the Stanford Invitational and John McDonnel Invitational where he took fourth and second place• Earned Second Team All-America honors.

2012 Season - Indoor: Ran the first leg for the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third with the fifth-fastest time in school history at the Big Ten Championships (3:09.52) • also led off the 4x400m team that won the Bill Bergan Invite (3:09.93), Holiday Inn Invitational (3:12.13), and Jack Johnson Classic (3:15.30) • finished fifth in the 200 meters at the Bill Bergan Invite (22.18) • placed second at the Snowshoe Open in the 200m (22.20) • finished second in the 400m at the Jack Johnson Classic (48.78) • placed fourth in the 400 meters at the Holiday Inn Invitational (49.00). Outdoor: NCAA Championships competitor in the 4x400-meter relay • qualified for NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 4x100m relay • placed eighth in the 400 meters at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 47.54 • also led off the 4x100m team that finished fifth (40.73) • won the 400m at the Tom Cat Twilight with a time of 47.88 • led off the 4x100m team that set the fifth-fastest time in school history at the Drake Relays (40.26) • also led off fourth-place 4x400m relay team (3:08.18) • finished second at the Iowa Musco Twilight (48.05) • 4x100m team also took second at both the Iowa Musco Twilight (40.82) and the ASU Invite (40.87) • 4x400 meter relay team placed second at the ASU Invite (3:11.53) • ran the 200m at the ASU Invite (21.92) • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season - Indoor: competed in the 200 meters at Jack Johnson Classic ran a 22.93 • finished third in the 400 meters in the ISU Classic with a time of 48.99 • ran a 49.55 at the Big Ten Championships •took second at the Snowshoe Open with a time of 49.68 • ran a 50.16 at the Jack Johnson ClassicOutdoor:won the 400 meter dash at the St. Thomas Quad with a time of 48.01 •picked up another win in the 400 at the UWRF Falcon Invitational (48.49) • ran a 48.52 at the Big Ten Championships • won the TomCat Open after running a 48.66 All-American.

High School: A 2009 graduate of John Marshall High School in Rochester, Minn. • high school coach was Sean Allen • the Minnesota Class AA champion in the 200-meter dash • ran best time of 21.79 seconds in state prelims • lettered in football and track.

Personal: Born June 10, 1990 • intends to major in chemistry • parents are Bruce and Vivian Capek • has other siblings James, Amy and Sarah • hobbies include snowboarding and video games.