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Bucknell Men's Track and Field BIO
 Jacob Ashkettle

Career: All-Patriot League selection (2014, I/4x4m), All-East (2017, O/4x1m) leaves with the ninth-fastest time in the 500m (1:04.92).

2016-17 (Senior): [Indoor]: Earned first-place finishes in the 500m and as a member of a 4x400 relay team en route to earning MVP honors at the Gulden Invitational ... won the 500m at the YSU National Invite ... won the 400m at the Bucknell Tune-Up ... scored in the 500m and 4x4 relay at the indoor championships ... IC4A qualifier ... [Outdoor]: Competed at seven meets ... helped a 4x4m relay team score at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... scored in the 400m and 4x4m relay at the PL Championships ... earned All-East honors in the 4x1m relay at the IC4A Championships.

2015-16 (Junior): [Indoor]: Was the runner-up in four events … won the 400m title at the Bucknell Tune-Up … ran a personal-best in the 500m while helping a 4x400 relay squad score at the PL Indoor Championships … IC4A-qualifier … [Outdoor]: Scored at the Colonial Relays in the 4x400 relay … won the 400m title at the Maroon and Gold Invite … helped a 4x400 relay team win the bronze at the PL Outdoor Championships.

2014-15 (Sophomore): [Indoor] Just missed All-Patriot League honors with a third-place finish in the 4x400 relay at the conference championships ... won the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:06.24 at the Bison Opener ... ran personal best time of 1:05.81 in the 500m while taking sixth at the Penn State National Invite ... runner-up in the 400-meter dash at the Gulden Invitational ... [Outdoor] Scored points in the Patriot League Championships with a fifth-place finish in the 4x400 relay ... also competed in the 400-meter dash and took 13th ... took third in the 200-meter dash at the Bloomsburg Invitational.

2013-14 (Freshman): [Indoor] Competed primarily in the 400 and 500 and was an IC4A qualifier in the 500 ... placed fifth in the 500 at the Patriot League Championships ... won the 500 at the Bucknell Mini Meet ... ran season-best 1:06.05 in runner-up finish in 500 at the Youngstown State Invitational … [Outdoor] Solid 400 runner and also competed some in the high jump late in the year ... won the 400 at the UMBC Invitational in a career-best time of 49.99 ... ran lead leg of 4x400 relay that finished third at Patriot League Championships ... Personal: Majoring in Economics 

-       200m (23.03)
-       300m (36.03)
-       400m (49.86)
-       500m (1:04.42) *top-10 program mark*
-       200m (22.88)
-       400m (49.02)

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Warfordsburg, Pa.
High School: Southern Fulton
Graduating Year: 2017
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