Jacob Bowman
Jacob  Bowman

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Marlette, Mich.

High School:
Marlette

Event:
Distance

Major:
Environmental Science


07/31/2017

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES TRACK AND FIELD EARNS ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS FROM USTFCCCA

Both the men’s and women’s team, plus four individuals received accolades

06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

05/28/2017

STROEDE BECOMES SECOND NCAA NATIONAL QUALIFIER IN SCHOOL HISTORY

Bryce Stroede places 12th in 5000m becoming second student-athlete to qualify for NCAA National Championships since Jason Bigelow in 2010

05/24/2017

SIX STUDENT-ATHLETES TRAVEL TO NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY ROUND

Competition begins Thursday, May 25 through Saturday, May 27 in Lexington, Ky. on ESPN3

05/18/2017

OAKLAND HAS PROGRAM BEST SIX STUDENT-ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR NCAA TRACK AND FIELD EAST PRELIMINARY ROUND

Stroede, Vitella, J. Bowman, O'Connor, Burr and Haas will compete in Lexington, Ky.

05/07/2017

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3 Photos by Trevor Parks - YSU SID

02/26/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2 Photos by Jose Juarez

02/25/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 1

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 1 Photos by: Jose Juarez

04/16/2016

Golden Grizzly Invite - Photos by Jose Juarez

4-16-16 #OaklandTF Golden Grizzly Invite Photos by Jose Juarez

02/28/2016

2016 Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships

The Oakland Women's Track & Field team wins first Horizon League Championship in program history. Men's team finishes 3rd

2017 Indoor:
 Placed first in the 3000m (8:39.24) at the Mastadon Opener (Dec. 3)
 Recorded a third-place finish in the 5000m (14:38.66) at the YSU National Invite (Feb. 3) 
 Captured the individual 5000m title (14:32.59) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships (Feb. 25-26)

2017 Outdoor:
 Placed 29th in the 5000m (14:41.26) at the NCAA Division 1 East Preliminary Round (May 25-27)
 
Placed 1st in the 5000m (13:58.75) with a PR at Hillsdale “Last-Chance” Classic (May 10-11)
 Place 2nd in the 1500m (3:56.87) and 3rd in the 5000m (14:48.88) at Horizon League Outdoor Championship (May 5-7)
 Placing 5th in the 800m (1:54.37) along with a PR at the Golden Grizzly Invite


2016 Outdoor:
▪ Made the podium finishing fourth at the Horizon League Championships in the 1500m run with PR time of 3:54.37
▪ Made the podium finishing sixth at the Horizon League Championships in the 5000m run with a time of 14:58.39
▪ Ran a 5000m PR time of 14:56.87 at the Golden Grizzly Invite

2016 Indoor:
▪ Made the podium finishing fourth in the mile at the Horizon League Championship with a PR time of 4:08.80
▪ Placed second in the 3000m Run at the SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational with a PR time of 8:21.89
▪ Placed third in the mile at the EMU Triangular with a time of 4:18.72

2015 Outdoor: 
▪ Set 1500m PR (3:59.39) at the Raleigh Relays (March 27).

2015 Indoor: 
▪ Placed sixth with 3000m PR (8:28.74) and ran fourth leg on the third place DMR team (10:04.53) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships (March 1).
▪ Finished second in the 3000m (8:48.26) at the Mastodon Opener (Dec. 6) and third (8:35.85) at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 14).
▪Took third in the mile at the Jack Skoog Dual (Jan. 16).

2014 Outdoor:
▪ Redshirted

2014 Indoor:
• Earned a runner-up finish at the Horizon League Championship in the 3000m with a mark of 8:34.46 (March 2).
• Part of the third-place distance medley relay at the league championship with a mark of 10:09.16.
• Season-best 3000m was at the SPIRE Midwest Open (8:29.57, Feb. 1).
• Best mile time of 4:12.92 was at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 14).

ACADEMIC HONORS
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2014)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2016)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

PERSONAL:
Full Name: Jacob Christian Bowman 
Date of Birth: March 7, 1994
Parents: Daniel and Celina 
Siblings: Twin brother, Andrew (also on Track & Field and XC Team), Sisters Abby and Alyssa 
Major: Environmental Science



Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
Mile 4:08.80 (Horizon League Championship, Feb. 27, 2016)
3000m 8:14.17 (SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational -Jan. 27, 2017)
Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
800m 1:54.37 (Oakland University Golden Grizzly Invite - April 14, 2017)
1500m 3:54.37 (Horizon League Championships - May 6, 2016)
5000m 13:58.75 (Hillsdale "Last-Chance" Classic - May 10, 2017)

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