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  Jay DeGroot
Jay DeGroot

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Gilbert, Ariz.

High School:
Gilbert HS



Arizona State: Recorded the fourth-fastest indoor 800m time in school history (1:52.12) in his only race of 2004... 2004 XC: Did not compete...selected to the Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team list... 2004 Outdoor: Ran the fastest 800m on the season for the team, clocking in at 1:49.87 at the Pac-10 Championships...finished ninth at the conference meet...took 11th place in the region...recorded five Top 5 finishes in eight races...just missed a place on the all-time lists as his personal best is just 0.81 off the 10th-fastest mark... 2004 Indoor: Clocked a personal-best time of 1:52.12 at the Pac-10 Invitational, his lone race of the indoor season...that mark ranks him fourth on the all-time ASU lists... 2003 XC: Ran in two races on the season, once unattached...finished 37th overall at the Canyon West Classic...earned Academic All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention... 2003 Outdoor: Ran the 800m four times, placing in the Top 10 all four finish was fifth at the Arizona State Invitational...recorded his best time of 1:55.94 at the Double Dual, finishing ninth in the contest...led the team academically as a second team Pac-10 All-Academic selection... 2003 Indoor: Did not compete... 2002 XC: Did not compete... 2002 Outdoor: Did not compete...earned Maroon and Gold Scholar-Athlete awards in both track and cross country... 2002 Indoor: Did not compete... 2001 XC: Did not compete... 2001 Track: Redshirted... 2000 XC: Redshirted.

High School: A 2000 graduate of Gilbert High School (Gilbert, Ariz.)...earned four letters in cross country and three in track...two-time all-region a junior placed fourth in the 800m at the state meet with personal best of 1:55...distance medley relay team placed fourth at Arcadia Invitational in 1999.

Personal: Majoring in bioengineering...parents are James DeGroot and Pam Carter...has three siblings: Nikki, Lindsay and Daniel...father played point guard for the basketball team at Calvin College...born Feb. 15, 1982, in Grand Rapids, Mich....full name is James Michael DeGroot.

Personal Bests
800: 1:49.87

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