John Pope
John Pope
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Carlisle, Pa.
High School: Carlisle

2011-12: All-Patriot League Second Team for cross country … finished third at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals in a time of 15:28.66 … recorded a ninth place finish at the Patriot League Cross Country Championship with a time of 25:31.10 … placed 46th with a time of 31:48.7 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals … posted a personal-best time of 4:19.59 in the indoor mile at the Navy Invitational … won the indoor 3,000 meter run at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 8:35.53 … tallied a personal-best 8:25.18 in the indoor 3,000 meter run at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … registered a personal-best 14:39.17 in the outdoor 5,000 meter run at the Bison Outdoor Classic … placed 12th in the 5,000 meter run at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship … set a personal-best time of 3:54.74 in the outdoor 1,500 meter run at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet … received the 2011-12 Patriot League Male Sportsmanship Award … Academic All-Patriot League team selection for cross country, indoor track and outdoor track … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.

2010-11: Ran a season-best 8k time of 26:15.31 for 28th place at the George Mason Invitational … placed 12th at the Leopard Invitational with a 26:26.50 … ran a 26:17.00 for 37th place at the Patriot League Championships … placed sixth at the Coastal Carolina University Invitational, running a season best outdoor 3000 meter time of 8:49.20 … finished 11th at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships with a 4:01.75 in the 1500 meter … ran a season-best outdoor 1500 meter (4:00.97) at the Swarthmore Twilight Last Chance Meet … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters.

High School: Ran a 15:54 5k at Carlisle Invitational in 2009 and  9:29 in the 3200 at Mid Penn Conference Championship in 2010 … earned four varsity letters cross country, four in indoor/outdoor track, and one in swimming … was captain of cross country team for three years and indoor/outdoor track teams for three years.

Personal Records

Indoor Mile: 4:19.59
Indoor 3000: 8:25.28
Indoor 5000: 15:44.55
Outdoor 1500: 3:54.74
Outdoor 3000: 8:49.20
Outdoor 5000: 14:39.17

Cross Country
8k: 25:31.10