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Jake Champagne
Jake Champagne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Port Neches, Texas

High School:
Port Neches-Groves HS

Height:
5-4

Experience:
2L

Fall, 2004 (Sr.): Ran in all six cross country meets during the fall ... Was team's top finisher twice, along with four top 20 finishes ... Led Lamar to third-place at the SLC Championships with 13th-place finish ... Clocked a time of 25:22 on the 8,000-meter course ... Also led LU with a 59th-place showing at the NCAA South Central Regional with a 10,000-meter time of 32:48.

2003-04 (Jr.): Ran Lamar's top six 800-meter times during outdoor season ... Had five top 10 finishes, including victories at the Tom Tellez Invitational (1:53.05) and the Ty Terrell Relays (1:59.42) ... Earned all-conference honors after placing second at the SLC Championships with a season-best time of 1:52.10 ... Also ran LU's best 1,500-meter time of 4:00.83 at the Runsport/Rice Twilight Meet ... Placed first in the 1,500 at the Ty Terrell Relays (4:04.80) ... Ran the third leg for the fifth-place mile relay team at the SLC Outdoor Championships ... Top indoor 800-meter time was 1:57.48 for sixth place at the UH/RunSport All-Comers Meet ... Ran the lead leg of the eighth-place DMR team (10:36.08) at the SLC Indoor Championships ... Ran in all seven cross country meets during the fall ... Was LU's top finisher four times and earned two top 10 finishes ... Placed 21st at the SLC Meet with a 27:14.40 over the 8,000-meter course ... Placed 74th at the NCAA South Central Regional with a time of 33:47 over 10,000 meters.

2002-03 (So.): Did not compete during the 2003 outdoor season ... Placed 10th in the indoor 800 meters (1:58.98) at the LSU Purple Tiger Invitational ... Helped the distance medley to seventh-place (10:30.60) at the SLC Indoor Meet ... Ran in five of seven cross country meets during the fall ... Notched three top 10 finishes, including a pair of eighth place showings ... Placed 51st at SLC Championships.

2001-02 (Fr.): Recorded LU's third-best 800 time of the outdoor season with a 1:54.19 at the Texas A&M Invitational ... Placed sixth at TCU Invitational and ninth at Louisiana Classics ... Ran an indoor-best time of 1:58.19 in the prelims of the SLC Championships ... Top 800 finish was a seventh-place mark at the UH All-Comers Meet ... Did not compete during the 2001 cross country season.

High School: Competed for Coach Terry Cobb at Port Neches-Groves HS ... Was 4A state champion as a senior in the 800 meters ... District 20-4A record holder in the 800 ... Earned all-state honors twice in track ... Was a three-time state qualifier in cross country ... Beaumont Enterprise Track `Athlete of the Year' ... Personal bests of 49.8 in the 400, 1:53.08 in the 800, 4:01.60 in the 1,500, 4:23 in the 1,600 and 15:50 in the 5,000.

Personal: Major is marketing ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also recruited by Texas, Texas A&M and Adams State ... Born on October 18, 1982, in Nederland, Texas ... Son of Richard and Janet Champagne.

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