J.P. Hackney
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Kell

Height:
5-9

Position:
Distance

2012: Outdoor - Took 16th in the 10,000-meter run (32:20.05) and 23rd in the 5000 (15:19.56) at his final SEC Championships...Was 15th in the 10,000 (30:37.18) at the Drake Relays...Won the 5000 in his final race on the UGA track after finishing in 15:26.36 at the Spec Towns Invite...Managed an eighth-place finish in the 5000 after registering a time of 14:49.27 at the Florida Relays...Earned runner-up honors in the 5000 (14:55.46) at the Georgia Relays.

2011: Cross Country - Finished in the top 10 at the Georgia Invitational after clocking a 25:28.10 for ninth place...Was third at the Georgia State Invitational with a time of 25:46...Took 26th at his final SEC Championships after clocking a 25:04.84...Was 45th at the NCAA South Regionals...Concluded his cross career after taking 239th (32:26.7) at the NCAA Championships.

2011: Outdoor - Sped to a career-best time of 31:27.46 to finish eighth in the 10,000 at the SEC Championships...Took eighth in the 10,000 (30:39.06) at the Drake Relays...Had the top collegiate finish (second overall) in the 5000 at the War Eagle Invite with a personal-best time of 14:43.75.

2011: Indoor - Redshirted for the Bulldogs.

2010: Cross Country - Finished third at the season-opening 8K Georgia Cross Country Invitational with a time of 24:43.53...Scored again for the Bulldogs after taking fourth (25:41.13) at the UGA-GT Dual Meet...Was Georgia's fourth finisher (81st overall) at the Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 24:57.89...Finished 141st (25:19.4) to score for the Bulldogs at the NCAA Pre-Nationals...Had a career-best finish of 30th at the SEC Championships after clocking a 25:22.63...Was the fifth finisher for the Bulldogs (42nd overall) after clocking a 10k time of 31:48.89 at the NCAA South Regionals.

2010: Outdoor - Finished third in the 3000-meter run at the Georgia Invitational...was the top collegiate finisher (second overall) in the 5000 after clocking a 14:55.94 at the Spec Towns Invitational.

2009 Outdoor: Took sixth in the 5000-meter run (15:28.54) at the Georgia Relays.

2008: Cross Country:Ran in his first meet for Georgia and finished 19th (20:36) at the 6200-meter Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet...Broke into the top 10 at the 8K Catamount Classic after taking seventh place (25:53.62)...Clocked a 25:12.52 to take 94th at the 8K Tiger Invitational...Led the Bulldogs for the first time in his career with a 191st-place finish (25:39.5) at the NCAA Pre-Nationals...Was the Bulldogs' final scorer after taking 54th (25:46.12) at the 8K SEC Championships...Finished second for Georgia at the 10K NCAA South Regionals after taking 62nd overall (33:45.84).

High School:
 Finished second at the 2007 GHSA AAAAA state cross country meet...Named MVP of Kell's distance program 2005-07...Hold school records in the 1600-meter run, 3200, 5000, distance medley relay, 4x1600 relay and 4x800 relay...Named captain of both the cross country and track and field teams and to the Atlanta Track Club and Foot Locker Cross Country - Team Georgia 2006-07...Graduated with a 4.27 GPA...Ranked 17th of 459 in senior class...Served as the Student Government class president 2006-07...Member of National Honors Society and Beta Club...Earned a Georgia Certificate of Merit...Named an A.P. Scholar of Distinction in 2007. 



Personal:Born March 9, 1989...Son of Bill and Catherine Hackney...Majoring in History with a minor in Native American Studies.

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