OU Track and Field BIO
Jacob Burcham
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Jacob Burcham 1748922
Position: Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Barboursville, W.Va.
High School: Cabell Midland HS
Major: Engineering Physics

• 2017 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (1,500-Meter Run)
• 2017 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (1,000-Meter Run, Distance Medley Relay)
• 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (1,500-Meter Run, 5,000-Meter Run)
• 2016 NCAA Indoor Second Team All-American (Mile)
• 2016 Big 12 Indoor Champion (Distance Medley Relay)
• 2016 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Mile)
• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (1,500-Meter Run)
• 2015 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (1,500-Meter Run, Mile Run)
• 2014 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (1,000-Meter Run)

OU Indoor Collegiate Bests
800-Meter Run: 1:51.03, 2016
1,000-Meter Run: 2:24.38, 2014
Mile: 3:57.46, 2016
3,000-Meter Run: 8:14.13, 2015

OU Outdoor Collegiate Bests 

800-Meter Run: 1:51.64, 2014
Mile: 4:03.93, 2014
1,500-Meter Run: 3:43.55, 2016
5,000-Meter Run: 14:28.29, 2016

2017
(Outdoor)
Finished 21st in the 5,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 15:13.11... Finished third in the 1,500-meter run at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 4:10.69... Ran the first leg of the college distance medley relay at the Penn Relays that won with a time of 9:46.52... Finished second in the 1,500-meter run at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 3:48.60... Placed 22nd (19th among college competitors) in his section of the 5,000-meter run at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 14:43.69... Finished runner-up in the 1,500-meter run at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 3:47.05. (Indoor) Ran the last leg of the distance medley relay that finished sixth at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with a time of 10:02.03... Finished eighth in the 1,000-meter run at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with a time of 2:25.32... Finished 26th in the mile run at the Husky Classic with a time of 4:04.90... Finished fourth in the 1,000-meter run at the Armory Track Invitational with a time of 2:26.54... Finished fourth in the mile run at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 4:11.09... Finished second in the mile run at the Sooner Opener with a time of 4:20.24.

2016
(Outdoor)
 Placed 23rd in the 1,500 meter at the NCAA West Prelim with a time of 3:45.96... Finished as the runner-up in the 1,500-meter run at the Big 12 Championship with a personal best time of 3:43.55... Placed eighth in the 5,000-meter race at the Big 12 Championship with a time a personal best time of 14:28.29... Placed ninth in his section of the 1,500-meter run at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a time of 3:45.78... Won the mile run at the John Jacobs Invitational as unattached with a time of 4:06.74. (Indoor) Finished 10th at the NCAA Championships in the mile race with a time of 4:10.26... Ran the last leg of the distance medley at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships that won with a time of 9:40.15... Finished third in the mile run at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 4:12.22... Finished second in the mile run at the Husky Classic with a career best time of 3:57.46... Ran the last leg of the distance medley at the Razorback Invitational that placed fifth with a time of 9:37.28... Finished fourth in the mile run at the Razorback Invitational with a personal best time of 4:00.43... Finished third in the 800-meter run at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a time of 1:51.03... Ran the third leg of the distance medley that won at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a time of 9:58.28.

2015
(Outdoor) Qualified for NCAA West prelims in the 1,500-meter run and finished with a time of 3:49.90... Placed seventh in the 1,500-meter run at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 4:08.65... Ran second leg of the 4xMile Relay that placed seventh at the Penn Relays with a time of 16:24.62... Finished third in the 1,500-meter run at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 3:44.23... Won the 1,500-meter run at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 3:44.13. (Indoor) Finished third in the mile run at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 4:10.22... Finished fourth in the 1,000-meter run at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a time of 2:27.84... Finished in 13th in the mile run at the Husky Classic with a new best of 4:01.52... Runner-up in the mile run at the Razorback Invitational with a new personal best of 4:02.45... Placed second in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:14.13 at the Texas A&M Quadrangular.

2014
(Outdoor) Ran the mile in 4:03.93 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational en route to a fourth place finish...Finished third in the 800-meter run at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 1:51.64... Crossed the finish line in 3:48.94 in the 1,500-meter run for third place at the Stanford Invitational... Finished fourth in the 1,500-meter run in his outdoor debut at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 3:46.21. (Indoor) Finished fourth in the 1,000-meter run at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a time of 2:24.38... Placed second in the mile run at the Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 4:09.63... Placed third in the mile run at the Razorback Invitational after crossing the finish line in 4:08.59... Finished first in his first collegiate race with a time of 2:28.57 in the 1,000-meter run at the J.D. Martin Invitational.

High School
Three-time cross country state champion as a sophomore, junior and senior... 12-time state champion in track and field... Gatorade player of the year in both cross country and track as a sophomore, junior and senior... Was national champion in the mile as a junior... Finished seventh at the Youth World Championships in the 1,500... Led cross country team to three strait championships as a sophomore, junior and senior... Led track team to an 11th place finish at the Track National Championships in the 4x800.

Personal
Son of Mike and Renee' Burcham... Has one sister, Jessica... Majoring in engineering physics.

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