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Christian Van Cleave

Arvada, Colo.
Previous School
Jefferson Academy HS
Honors and Awards

-2020 NAIA Indoor National Qualifier (4x400 alternate)
-2019 NAIA Outdoor All-American (4x800m relay; 4x400m qualifier)
-2019 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (4x800m relay-2nd, 1,500m)
-2019 NAIA Indoor All-American (4x800m relay)
-2019 GPAC Indoor All-Conference (800m)
-2018 NAIA Outdoor National Qualifier (4x800m relay)
-2018 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (4x800m relay)
-2018 GPAC Indoor All-Conference (800m run)

Christian Van Cleave

Senior, 6-0

Eligibility: Senior Indoor / Junior Outdoor

High School
Prepped at Jefferson Academy High School (Colo.) for coaches Ben Hershelman, Terry Witkowski and Eric Thimsen … lettered all four years … named Team MVP for track in 2015 … Heart of the Jaguar Award … won two conference titles in the 4x800 meter relay, one in the 4x400 meter relay and one in the 1,600 meter run … placed third at state in the 800 meters in 2017 and fifth in the state in same event in 2016 … finished eighth at the 2017 cross country state championships … earned four awards for Academic Excellence.

Born in Jamestown, N.D., on January 18, 1999 … son of Keith and Jennifer Van Cleave … has a younger brother Peter … runs own T-shirt business ( … enjoys cool sunglasses, cars, playing piano, electronic music composition, painting and graphic design.

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