Jakob McConnell earned a runner-up finish at last year's Western Reserve Conference Championship with his time of 16:09.50. This performance led his Kenston squad to the team title - they collected 24 points. Then a junior, McConnell only trailed current NC State University athlete, Nate Kawalec in the individual standings.
MileSplit spoke with Jakob following his second place effort at the 2017 WRC Championship.
2017 WRC Results -
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Jakob's impressive season has not gone unnoticed with other media outlets, as well. Our friends over at the NE Ohio News-Herald recently named him one of their Players of the Week.