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Johnathan Epstein
Johnathan Epstein
Height: 6-0
Weight: 150
Year: So.
Hometown: Camden, Del.
High School: Caesar Rodney High School
Major: Physical Therapy

Career Honors

2017-18 USciences Male Rookie of the Year

2x CACC Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week (9/5/17; 9/11/17)

Winner - 2017 Cheyney University Running with the Wolves 5K

 

Collegiate Personal Record: 27:32.9 (8K) (Third in program history) | 36:54.80 (10K) (20th in program history)

CACC Championship Performances

2017 - 16th

2018 - 23rd

 

TFRRS Performance List 

 

2018:

  • Running in his first-ever collegiate 10K he made his way into the USciences record book, as his time of 36:54.80 put him 20th in program history (11/17)
  • Led University of the Sciences for the fifth time in fifth races, recording his second consecutive top-25 finish at the CACC Championship. A year after placing 16th, the sophomore crossed 23rd in the field of 88 with a time of 29:04.8 on the 8K course (10/28)
  • Led the Devils for the fourth race in a row at the Jack St. Clair Memorial, posting a time of 29:04.0 on the 8K course to place in the top-fourth of the field of 119 - which included open entries - in 27th (10/13)
  • Recorded a near top-third finish after placing 100th in the field of 292 at the Paul Short Run, with a season-best time of 28:45 (9/29)
  • Was more than a minute faster than the previous week, completing the 8K in 29:42.0 to lead the Devils with a 26th place finish in the field of 135 at the Philadelphia Metro Championship (9/8)
  • Earned a top-10 finish in the season-opening Wilmington Invitational, placing ninth with a respective time of 30:49.94 (9/1)

2017:

  • Finished just one second and one place out of All-CACC honors at CACC Championships. 16th place finish was the best in the program since Georgiy Polyak placed 12th at the 2010 Championships, and was the best by a freshman since Nick Deangelis crossed ninth in 2008. His time of 27:59.7 was the 23rd-fastest in program history (10/22)
  • Was the first freshmen to finish at the Jack Saint Clair Memorial Cross Country Championship. Placing eighth among the collegiate competitors with a time of 29:45.2 on the 8k course, he crossed nearly one minute and nine positions ahead of the next freshman to finish (10/7)
  • Ran the third fastest 8k in program history at the Paul Short Invitational and now only sits behind Mark Shaw in the record book, as his time of 27:33 was the fastest in the program since Shaw ran at the 1983 NAIA National Championship. Beat his previous collegiate personal record, set the previous Friday, by over 40 seconds to place 81st in the field of 283 (9/29)
  • Earned a spot on the CACC Honor Roll (9/25)
  • Placed sixth in the field of 77 at the Goldey-Beacom Fall Classic with a time of 29:16.2 on the 8k course to beat his old collegiate personal record by over a minute (9/22)
  • Won the first annual Cheyney University Running of the Wolves to win his first career individual title in just his second collegiate race. Navigated the 5K course in 17:12.3 to beat out the field of 28 by over 30 seconds (9/9)
  • Second freshman to cross in the Wilmington University Cross Country Invitational, finishing seventh out of 30 competitors in his first career collegiate race with a time of 30:30.22 (9/2)

Prior to USciences:

  • All-State Cross Country
  • Four-Time All Country Cross Country
  • Three-time All-Conference in both Cross Country and Track