Jacob Cedertun
Jacob  Cedertun


Eksjo, Sweden

High School:
Sollentuna Lopargymnasiet


Middle Distance



2005 Cross Country: Finished 21st at the SLC Championships with a time of 26:52 over an 8,000-meter course at Natchitoches, La... ran an identical 26:52 at the North Texas/Mean Green Invitational in Denton. 2005 Outdoor: Earned all-SLC honors with a third-place finish in the 1,500-meters with a 3:53.80... finished fourth at the Rice Twilight with a 3:56.92... ran a personal-best 1:51.48 in the 800 meters for fourth place at the SLC Championships... won the 800 meters North Texas Invitational with a 1:51.53. 2005 Indoor: Earned all-SLC honors in the 800 meters and the mile run with third-place finishes in each race... in the mile run, ran a season-best 4:14.81 at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., and posted a 4:15.83 at the SLC Championships... won the Houston Indoor Opener with a 4:19.93... ran twice in the 800 meters during the indoor season, finishing second at the John Jacobs Invitational in Norman, Okla. (1:56.42) and third at the SLC Championships (1:55.17). 2004 Cross Country: Redshirted. 2004 Outdoor: Earned all-SLC honors with a third-place finish in the 800m (1:52.43)... scored points at the SLC Championships in the 1,500m (eighth/4:05.14) and 3,000-meter steeplechase (sixth/9:24.65)... competed with the 4x1,500-meter relay at the Texas Relay where Davis Tagi, Daniel Noah, Eric Petersson and Cedertun posted a time of 16:31.71... named to the Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll. 2004 Indoor: Finished in the top 10 in the SLC in both the 800m and mile... finished fourth in the mile (4:15.33) at the SLC Indoors... finished seventh in the SLC in the 800m (1:57.24)... ran a season-best 1:54.59 for fourth place at Leonard Hilton Invitational on Jan. 23. 2003 Cross Country: Placed 19th at the 2003 Southland Conference Cross Country Championship with a time of 27:04.5 over the 8,000-meter course in Huntsville, Texas, Nov. 3, 2003.. ran a season-best time of 26:48 over 8K for 54th place at the Texas A&M Invitational Sept. 20... took 14th with a 26:55 over five miles at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Invitational... finished 96th (32:08) over 10K at Tyson/Arkansas Invitational. 2003 Outdoor: Redshirted. 2003 Indoor: Slowed due to injuries... ran a 1:55.54 in the 800m at Oklahoma Indoor Jan. 18... ran 4:20.19 for second in mile run and a 9:00.90 for fifth in 3K at Red Raider Indoor Feb. 8. 2002 Outdoor: Finished 10th in the conference in the 1,500m with a time of 4:05.32... ran a 10:14.37 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the conference meet to finish 11th. 2002 Indoor: Did not run during the indoor season. 2001 Cross Country: Finished 16th at the UNT Invitational, helping team capture championship... finished 19th at the conference championships with a time of 26:52.4. High School: Finished first in the 800m at the Swedish Championships... finished third in the 1,500m at the Swedish Championships... won the 800m and the 400m relay at the 2000 Finnkampen Championships... set the Swedish record in the 1,500m steeplechase for 16-year-olds in 1998... has personal best times of 50.50 in the 400m, 1:52.00 in the 800m, 3:53.00 in the 1,500m and 8:39.00 in the 3,000m... also participated in soccer and ice hockey. Personal: Born May, 22, 1982, in Eksjo, Sweden... son of Greger and Margaretha Cedertun... major is business administration.


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