Cross Country 2013 – Player Profile

Jesus Amezquita

Jesus Amezquita – 

Year: Sophomore

Major: Business Management

Height: 5-8

Position: 

High School: Mountain View

Hometown: Stafford, Va.

Awards: 2013: CACC Fall All-Academic; All-East Region (12th); All-CACC (2nd); CACC Runner of the Week (10/7; 10/21); 2012: CACC Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Year; All-CACC (8th); CACC Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week (9/5, 9/12; 10/2; 10/11)


Biography

2012: CACC Rookie of the Year (eighth at the CACC Championship) -  All-CACC – CACC Rookie of the Week on September 5 and 12; and October 2 and 11 – Ran in eight meets over the course of the season – included the DVC Invite, WUXC Invite, RiverHawks, Philly Metro, Don Cathcart, GBC Fall Classic, CACC Conference Meet, and the East Regional meet – his best place came in the GBS Fall Classic, where he placed fifth – his best time took place at the Don Cathcart meet with a time of 26:18 in the 8K.

High School: Earned six varsity letters in cross country and track at Mountain View High School – named All-District for cross country as a junior and senior – named to All-District and All-Region in the indoor 3,200 meter event  as a junior and a senior – also helped the 4x8 meter relay team to All-District, All-Region and All-State for indoor as a senior – helped lead the 4x400 meter relay to a district and region championship – named All-District and All-region in the 1,600 meter, 3,200 meter, 4x400 and 4x800 meter relays as a senior

Personal: Jesus Amezquita – son of Luis and Lidia Amezquita – has two brothers, Luis Antonia Amezquita and Jonathan Amezquita – majoring in business management at Wilmington University – from Stafford, Va. His favorite athlete is the runner, Galen Rupp.