Jackson

Skelley

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: North Andover, Mass.
High School: St. Johnís Prep

Bio

2017:

  • Competed in the 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs
  • Reached the finals at every meet
  • Posted season-best times in the 1,500-meter run (4:26.25) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24), the 3,000-meter run (9:33.62) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4) and the 5,000-meter run (16:05.51) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Finished 12th in the 5,000-meter run (16:42.50) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016:

  • Posted season-best 8k time of 27:14 at the Shriner Invitational on Sept. 17
  • Also ran the 8k in 28:20 at the Nassaney Invitational, 28:33 at the Paul Short Invitational, 28:34.61 at the New England Championship and 30:11 at the IC4A Championship
  • Ran the 5k in 17:32 versus New Hampshire and Providence

 Before Holy Cross:

  • Ran two years of varsity cross country at St John’s Prep under head coach John Boyle, serving as team captain during his senior year
  • Named 2015 Catholic Conference All-Star, recording a personal-best time of 16:53 in the 5K
  • Selected as Salem Evening News Honorable Mention (2015)
  • Also ran two years of indoor and outdoor track under head coaches Ray Carey and Zach Lankow
  • Earned Indoor Track Coach’s Award
  • Additionally selected as Salem Evening News Honorable Mention (2016) for outdoor track
  • Named 2016 Conference All-Star
  • Ran the two-mile in 9:56 to earn 2016 Two-Mile Conference Champion recognition
  • Team was Eastern Mass. Division I outdoor track runner-ups in 2016
  • Recorded personal-best time of 4:44 in the one-mile
  • A member of the National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Son of Bob and Kristin Skelley
  • Has one brother (Jamison) and one sister (Mikaela)
  • Has not yet declared a major

Skelley's Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:26.25 Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24)
3,000m 9:33.62 Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4)
5,000m 16:05.51 Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
8,000m 27:14 Shriner Invitational (9/17)
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