Jackie Rivard
Position: Distance/XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ubly, Mich.
High School: Ubly HS
Jackie Rivard
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Release: 09/14/2006
College— 2008: Did not compete due to injury. 2007: Slowed by injury and limited to just four cross country meets ... best finish was 13th in the 4K at the Michigan Intercollegiates ... scored in two events at the MAC Outdoor Championships, finishing fifth in the 10,000m (37:46.46) and eighth in the 5000m (17:49.26) ... placed fourth in the 3000m at the Jack Shaw Classic at Western Michigan (10:27.02) ... returned from injury to compete at the MAC Indoor Championships, finishing 10th in the 5000m (17:53.23). 2006: Second team All-MAC with a ninth-place finish (21:00) at the MAC Cross Country Championships ... was in CMU’s top three in all seven meets ... placed fourth at both the Mel Brodt Invitational and the Michigan Intercollegiates ... Academic All-MAC in cross country ... scored at the MAC Outdoor Championships with a seventh-place finish in the 10,000m (36:55.62) ... took second in the 3000m at both the CMU Triangular (10:37.18) and the Toledo Rocket Open (10:31.95) ... notched a third-place finish in the 10,000m at the prestigious Sea Ray Relays (37:34.44) ... placed second in the 5000m at the Michigan Intercollegiates (18:00.80). 2005: Anchored the cross country squad, finishing as the team’s fastest runner in all seven meets ... notched four top-10 finishes, including a season-best fourth-place showing at the George Dales Invitational (18:12) ... took fifth at the Jeff Drenth in first college meet (18:40), ninth in the 4K at the Michigan Intercollegiates (14:34) and 10th at the Falcon Invitational ... placed 20th at the MAC Championships (18:28) and 48th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (22:35). High School— Earned 10 letters in cross country (four), track (four) and volleyball (two) ... state runner-up in cross country as a senior and junior ... state runner-up in track in both the 3200m and as a member of the 4x800m relay team ... won regional championship in a regional-record time ... named all-state in both track and cross country (three times) ... served as vice president of student council and as treasurer of the National Honor Society. Career Bests— Cross Country 5K (18:12); 3000m (10:26.75); 5000m (17:36.74); 10,000m (36:55.62). Personal— Parents are Larry and Pam Rivard ... carries a 3.92 grade point average while majoring in business administration ... member of the CMU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.