Jack Joyce

  • Jack
  • Joyce

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Briar Woods
  • Hometown
    Ashburn, Va.

Updated: February 8, 2018

2017: Earned a letter in cross country for the second straight year … Finished 163rd at the NCAA Championships (10K) with a time of 31:14.76 … Was 37th at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet (10K) with a time of 30:19.0 … Came in 27th at the ACC Championships, running the 8K course in a time of 24:06.1 - the best time of his career at this distance … Was 66th at the Adidas Pre-National Invitational (8K) with a time of 24:13.5 … Finished 38th at the Louisville Sports Commission Classic (8K) with a time of 24:24.98 … Came in eighth at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite (8K) in his first race of the season with a time of 25:11.8.

2016: Came in 56th at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet with a time of 30:49.1 … Finished 38th at the ACC Championships with a time of 24:18.9 … Was 32nd at the Penn State National Open with a time of 25:42 … Came in 18th at the Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 24:42.40 … Ran unattached at the VT Alumni Invite and came in 20th with a time of 25:22.50 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite and finished 11th with a time of 18:57.60.

High school: Captain of the cross country team … Holds the school record in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter events … Earned All-Class 5A honors in both events as a senior … Honorable mention All-Met selection as a senior by The Washington Post … Finished third in the 3,200 at the Group 5A state meet his senior season (9:23.94) … Came in 12th in the 1,600 at the Group 5A state meet as a senior (4:36.74) … Won the Class 5A North Region title in the 1,600 his senior season … Was the Conference 14 champion in the 1,600 and the 3,200 as a senior … … Holds a personal best of 9:23 in the 3,200 and 4:19 in the mile.

Personal: Born April 16, 1997 … Son of Sean and Julianne Joyce … Has an older sister, Jessica, and a younger sister, Jenna … Spent his first semester of college at William and Mary … Majoring in economics, with plans to have a career in law.

Jack Joyce's XC Career Bests

6K: 18:57.60, Hokie Invite (2016)

8K: 24:06.1, ACC Championships (2017)

10K: 30:19.0, NCAA Southeast Regional (2017)