Jared Hoffman | Mid Distance
Hometown: Griswold, Iowa
Previous School: Griswold
Major: Elementary Education
800m - 1:56.56
600m - 1:29.39
1000m - 2:34.87
1500m - 4:37.88
Mile - 4:31.67
2011 Indoor All-American 4x800m relay, 4th
2011 Indoor Qualifier Distance Medley Relay
2010 Indoor All-American Distance Medley Relay, 5th
Great Plains Athletic Conference
2011 Indoor All-Conference 800m & 4x800m relay, 3rd &1st
2011 Indoor Qualifier 1000m
2010 Indoor All-Conference in the 600m, 4th
2010 Outdoor Qualifier in the 800m and 4x800m relay
2010 Outdoor All-Conference in the 4x800m relay, 4th
Cross Country: Jared had a successful season ... At every meet he placed in the top fifty percent ... His fastest 8k of the season was 28:04.00 at the Briar Cliff Invite. Indoor: Jared ran a variety of races this season ... He ran the 800m and ran his personal best time of 1:56.56 at the GPAC championships placing third ... He also ran the 1000m in a time of 2:34.87 this season ... This time was fast enough to qualify him for the GPAC championships ... Also at the GPAC championships Jared ran on the 4x800m relay and placed first earing Conference Champion honors ... He also ran on the 4x800m relay at the NAIA championships ... Here the relay earned All-Amereican placing fourth with a time of 7:41.72.
Indoor: Jared had a very successful season ... In the 600m his fastest time was ran at the Scott Nisely Memorial meet ... He also ran the 800m and qualified for the GPAC Championships where he placed fourth ... The 1000m was another event Jared tried and ran a time of 2:35.52 at the Husker Invite ... Jared competed on the Distance Medley Relay at the NAIA National Championships and was All-American with a relay time of 10:11.60 and placed fifth. Outdoor: Jared displayed consistency throughout his freshmen outdoor season…He ran the 800 meter and 4x800 meter relay races…In the 800 meter race, his best time occurred at the Concordia Invite with a time of 1:57.92…His team’s best time in the 4x800 meter relay was 7:50.35 at the GPAC Outdoor Championships…This time earned the team fourth place and All-Conference Honors.
Prepped at Griswold High School in Griswold, Iowa, under coach Gary Bergstrom for four years ... Earned four varsity letters ... All-conference and all-state ... Also participated in football, basketball and baseball for four years ... Was in the National Honor Society and on the academic honor roll.
Born May 23 in Griswold, Iowa ... Son of Rex and Marian Hoffman ... Has three older sisters.