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

 

2013-14: Patriot League Outdoor Track Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... earned All-Patriot League Second Team honors in cross country and outdoor track ... Academic All-Patriot League Team selection in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track ... opened the cross country season with a runner-up finish at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals (15:32.79) ... posted a season-best mark of 25:03.21 to finish 14th at the Navy Invitational ... placed second at the Leopard Invitational with a time of 25:39.34 ... finished 10th in 25:36.49 at the Patriot League Cross Country Championships ... registered a time of 31:56 to place 70th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals ... ran a personal-best 14:56.31 to place second in the indoor 5,000 at the Navy Invitational II ... recorded a runner-up result in the 3,000 at the Terrapin Invitational (8:52.58) ... posted an IC4A mark of 8:26.42 in the 3,000 to place fourth at the Hoya Spiked Shoe Club Invitational ... tallied the eighth fastest time at American in the 5,000 with an IC4A and personal-best mark of 14:30.58 to place 11th at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... finished 15th in the 5,000 with a time of 15:09.50 at the Patriot League Indoor Championships ... opened the outdoor season with consecutive second place results in the 5,000 at the Navy Spring Invitational (14:42.94) and Maryland Invitational (14:40.48) ... posted an IC4A time of 30:45.44 in the 10,000 to finish fifth at the Colonial Relays ... placed second in the 10,000 in 31:35.38 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in the fall and spring.

2012-13: USTFCCCA All-Region ... named the Patriot League Male Runner of the Week after winning the Colgate Invitational in 20:03.00 ... earned a runner-up finish at the Navy Invitational, posting a time of 24:50.06 ... led the men’s team with his runner-up finish at the George Mason Invitational (25:03.6) ... finished third at the Leopard Invitational with a time of 25:10.15 ... came in 27th at the Patriot League Cross Country Championship (26:30.9) ... placed 16th with a time of 30:49.00 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals ... opened the indoor season placing seventh in the 1,500 meter run at the Navy Invitational with a personal best 4:03.24 ... set a personal best mark of 4:18.90 to finish sixth in the mile at the George Mason Patriot Games ... came in 11th in the 3,000 meter run at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (8:38.02) ... opened the outdoor season setting the ninth-fastest time at American in the 3,000 meter run, placing third at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a personal best time of 8:28.41 ... recorded a third place result in the 5,000 meter run at the Navy Invitational (14:41.96) ... earned a runner-up finish in the 1,500 at the Maryland Invitational ... registered the fourth-fastest mark at American in the 10,000 meter run, finishing fourth at the Colonial Relays with an IC4A time of 29:49.62 ... posted an IC4A time of 30:44.76 in the 10,000 meter run to place fifth at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honoree ... Capital One First Team Academic All-District ... Academic All-Patriot League selection in cross country, indoor and outdoor track ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in the fall and spring.

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

Cross Country
5K: 15:28.66
8K: 24:50.06
10K: 30:49

Track
Indoor 1500: 4:03.24
Indoor Mile: 4:18.90
Indoor 3000: 8:25.28
Indoor 5000: 14:30.58
Outdoor 1500: 3:54.74
Outdoor 3000: 8:28.41
Outdoor 5000: 14:39.17
Outdoor 10000: 29:49.62

John Pope