Jacob Stephens paces the Bobcats in a time of 32:13
2013: Helped his team race to a fourth-place finish at the Mid-American Conference Championship by recording an 8k time of 26:01.50... Won the Ohio Invitational in a 5k mark of 15:43.69... Recorded an 8k time of 26:14.16 to help the team place fourth at the Wake Forest Invitational... Ran an 8k mark of 28:17.00 to help the team finish seventh of 23 teams at the Notre Dame Invitational... Notched a season-best 8k time of 25:25.31 at Pre-Nationals to guide the team to a first-place finish of 20 teams... Recorded a 10k mark of 33:05.00 to help the team place 14th at the Great Lakes Regional.
2012: Placed fifth at the Ohio Invitational, clocking in a performance of 26:19.66... Recorded a time of 26:54.2 at Pre-Nationals.
Personal: Born Sept. 8, 1993... Son of Steve Gentile and Beth VanMatre... Has two younger brothers... Enjoys playing NBA 2k14... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant... Favorite team is Los Angeles Lakers... Is majoring in Accounting.