Jackson

Skelley

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Mid-Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: North Andover, Mass.
High School: St. Johnís Prep

Bio

Career Honors:
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2017-2018, 2018-2019).

2019-2020 (Senior): 

  • Member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2019 Outdoor (Junior):

  • Had a personal best in the 1,500, running a 4:16.12, at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).
  • Had a personal best at the Holy Cross Invitational in the 5,000, running a 16:03.53 (4/20).

2018-2019 Indoor (Junior):

  • Had a personal best in the 3,000, running a 9:18.08, at the URI Tribute (2/9).

2017-2018 (Sophomore):

  • Ran the 800, 1,500 and 3,000m for the Crusaders.
  • Was a member of the 4x800m relay team.
  • Posted a personal-best time (2:10.68) in the 800m at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
  • Recorded a season-best time (4:28.30) in the 1,500m at the Holy Cross Invitational.
  • Set a career-high time (9:24.92) in the 3,000m at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic.

2016-2017 (Freshman):

  • Competed in the 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs.
  • Reached the finals at every meet.
  • Posted personal-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.

 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).
  • Majoring in economics.

Skelley's Top Performances

Year Event Time Meet (Date)
2019 1500m (outdoor) 4:16.12 Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/23)
2019 5000m (outdoor) 16:03.53 Holy Cross Invitational (4/20)
2019 3000m (indoor) 9:18.08 URI Tribute to Bill Falk (2/9)
2018 800m 2:10.68 Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/24)
2017 1,500m 4:26.25 Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24)
2018 3,000m 9:24.30 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/26)
2017 5,000m 16:05.51 Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
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