Jim Pancoast
Jim Pancoast

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stevensville, Mich.

High School:
Lakeshore

Event:
Distance


2007 (Outdoor): Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Crossed the finish line with a time of 3:48.88 at the NCAA Mideast Regional in the 1,500m run ... Placed seventh at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m (3:50.35) ... Posted a NCAA-provisional qualifying time of 3:46.18 in the 1,500m at the EMU Invitational with a sixth-place finish ... Recorded a season-best time of 1:51.63 in the 800m at the Hillsdale Relays ... Earned a first-place finish at the Auburn Springtime Invitational in the 1,500m (3:53.23).

2007 (Indoor): Ran a 4:10.57 at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the mile ... Recorded a third-place finish at the Meyo Invitational (2:26.66) in the 1,000m ... Finished sixth at the Iowa State Classic (4:05.78) in the mile ... Was a member of the distance medley relay team that posted a NCAA-provisional qualifying mark of 9:40.02, second-fastest time in school history, at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

2006 (Cross Country): Finished 39th at the Big Ten Championships (25:40) ... Placed 67th at the Great Lakes Regional (32:45.49).

2006 (Outdoor): Had a sixth-place performance in the 1500m at the Big Ten Championships (3:49.54) ... Finished first and ran a personal-best at the Spartan Invitational in the 800m run (1:53.61) ... Placed first at the Bulldog Invitational in the 1500m run (3:48.16) ... Placed second and ran a personal-best at the Hillsdale Relays in the 1500m (3:47.90).

2006 (Indoor): Placed seventh in the mile at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran a team-best indoor time in the 1000m with a 2:23.70 in the prelims at the Meyo Invitational ... Placed second in the finals of the same event ... Also ran MSU's top time of the season in the mile with a 4:07.61 at the Iowa State Classic to finish fifth.

2005 (Cross Country): Placed sixth at the 5K Jeff Drenth Memorial (15:48) ... Took 15th at the 8K Spartan Invitational (25:23) ... Finished second for MSU and 58th overall at the Pre-NCAA meet (8K - 24:46) ... Placed 35th at the Big Ten Championships (8K - 25:31.98) ... Led MSU with a 23rd-place performance at the Great Lakes Regional (10K - 31:55).

2005 (Outdoor): Competed in the 1500m ... Placed first at the Central Michigan Invite (3:56.75) ... Finished fifth at the EMU Twilight (3:50.39) ... Took third at the Hillsdale Relays (3:52.2) ... Placed 13th at the Big Ten Championships (3:52.40) ... Turned in a fifth-place finish at the Len Paddock Invitational (3:49.19).

2005 (Indoor): Took second in the Notre Dame Invite in the mile (4:12.22) ... Placed third at the Meyo Invite in the 1000m (2:25.11) ... Was a member of the distance medley relay team that set a school record and placed second at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 9:39.64.

2004 (Cross Country): Finished 20th at the 5K Jeff Drenth Memorial (16:14.1) ... Placed 45th at the 8K Spartan Invitational (26:31.0) ... Posted season-best 8K time of 25:38.0 at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2004 (Outdoor): Took first place at the Notre Dame Opener in the 800m (1:58) ... Had a fourth-place finish in the 3000m steeplechase at the Notre Dame Invitational (9:46.27).

2004 (Indoor): Redshirted.

2003 (Cross Country): Redshirted.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track ... A member of the 2001 4x800m relay team that captured the Indiana State Championship and was national runner-up during the indoor season ... Part of the All-American 4x1600m relay team in 2001 ... Michigan Division II 800m state champion in 2002 ... As a senior, captured Michigan DII 1600m state champion and repeated as Michigan DII 800m state champion ... Two-time all-state honoree in cross country (2001, 02) ... Placed seventh at outdoor nationals in 2K steeplechase in 2003 ... Set Michigan record in the 2000m steeplechase (6:12.59).

Personal: Son of Bob and Pam Pancoast ... Majoring in geography/geographic information science ... Born October 28, 1984.