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Jacob Onifer

Class: R-Junior
Position: Mid-distance
Height: 5-11

Previous School: Woodridge HS

Hometown: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
800 - 1:54.63
1,000 - 2:32.71 (Indoor)
1,500 - 4:01.26
Mile - 4:24.01 (Indoor)
3K - 8:57.19 (Indoor)

2014 Cross Country (R-Jr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Came in fourth in the Big South 800-meter final
• Dropped his 800 personal best to 1:54.63 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier
• Ran the 4 x 800 at the IC4A, Texas Relays and Penn Relays

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Led off for the Flames' 4 x 800 quartet which ran a program-record time of 7:29.15 in the IC4A prelims and placed sixth in the final
• Placed 11th in the heats of the Big South 800-meter run in an indoor-best 1:55.65
• Posted a personal-best mile clocking of 4:24.01 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup

2013 Cross Country (R-So.)
• Placed a career-best 38th at the Big South Championship
• Clocked a personal-best 8K time of 25:58.1 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted
• Competing unattached, clocked 1:55.33 for fifth place in the Liberty Twilight Qualifier 800

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2012 Cross Country (R-Fr.)
• Placed 46th at the Big South Championship, including ninth among the conference champion Flames
• Clocked a season-best 8K time of 26:37.7 at the Royal Cross Country Challenge

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Made the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Ran a season-best 1,500 time of 4:01.26 at the Raleigh Relays
• Placed 16th in the Big South at 1,500 meters
• Season-best 800-meter clocking (1:57.51) happened at the Shamrock Invitational

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Recorded a pair of runner-up finishes on his home track
• Came in second in the 3K at the Liberty Kickoff, in 8:57.19
• A 1,000-meter time of 2:32.71 netted second place at the Liberty Quad

2011 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from Woodridge High School
• Helped his cross country team win three straight Ohio Division II state titles, as a sophomore, junior and senior
• His 4 x 800 relay team won the state title at the 2011 Ohio Division II Track & Field Championships, in a state record time of 7:37.43
• His split was clocked at 1:53.9 on that relay
• Three-time Academic All-Ohio honoree, who graduated as salutatorian of his class

Personal
• Son of Matt and Cindy Onifer
• Graduated with a bachelor's degree in business management in May 2014
• Pursuing an MBA in international business
• Birthday is on March 9