Olivia Jacobs
Olivia Jacobs


Kannapolis, N.C.

High School:
South Rowan

Last College:



Men's and Women's Cross Country Place Sixth at SoCon Championships

Mara Smith named to the All-SoCon Second Team; Breaks her own school record in the 5K.


Cross Country Teams Travel to SoCon Championships

The men's and women's cross country teams head to Charleston, S.C. for the 2011 Southern Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships held at the Trophy Lakes course.


Cross Country's Mara Smith Runs School Record in 5000m

Men's and women's teams finish in the top six.

2009 Cross Country Results:

Date Event Time (Finish)
09/14 WCU Invitational 12:32.36 (13)
09/19 Winthrop/Asics Invite 20:04.09 (34)
10/02 Charlotte Invitational 19:00.09 (42)
10/16 Blue Ridge Open 19:45.55 (66)
10/31 SoCon Championships 20:58.55 (82)
11/14 NCAA Regionals 24:42.34 (202)

Prior to Western Carolina:
Broke the school record in Cross Country at Catawba College with a personal best 18:22... Was named to the all-conference first team and all-freshman team... Also collected all-region honors.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at South Rowan High School... Earned all-county and all-conference honors during her freshman campaign in cross country... Participated in the North Carolina state cross country meet as a freshman... Broke the school record in the 4x800, earning all-county and all-conference accolades in 2005... Selected to the all-region team in cross country and track... Finished her career as the school's record holder in the 4X800... Selected as the Piedmont Conferene's Runner of the Year in 2007... Earned all-state honors in the indoor mile run during her senior year.

Personal: Full name is Olivia Danielle Jacobs ... Daughter of Chuck Jacobs and Marca Hamm ... Has an older sister, Alexa.

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