Cal Track & Field BIO
Collin Jarvis
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Collin Jarvis 1251129
Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Vista, Calif.
High School: Rancho Buena HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Collin Jarvis’ TFRRS Profile (for top performances and meet results)

  • 2012 Pac-12 champion in the 3000m steeplechase
  • Ranks among Cal's all-time top 10 in the 3000m, 5000m and 3000m steeplechase
  • A second-team All-Pac-12 and All-West Region choice in cross country in 2011

2015: Returned to action for the first time since 2013 at the MPSF Championships in Seattle during the indoor season, clocking a 4:16.86 mile in an inspirational performance, following his health scare with ulcerative colitis ... Made his outdoor season debut at the California Outdoor Opener with a ninth place finish in the 1500-meters (3:57.53) ... Won the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Big Meet at Stanford (9:19.08) ... Ran the 5000-meters at the Payton Jordan Invitational in 14:48.35 at Stanford ... Ran his best steeple time of the year at the Pac-12 Championships in Los Angeles, placing 12th (9:04.1).

2014: Did not compete in 2014.

2013: Set a new PR in the mile during the indoor season at the MPSF Indoor Championships (4:02.98) and finished 10th ... Also finished third in the 5000-meters with a time of 13:56.09 ... In the outdoor season, won the 5000-meters at the Tri-Meet vs. Michigan and Virginia with a mark of 14:02.60 ... Won the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Big Meet at Stanford on 4/20 with a time of 8:53.32 ... Set a new PR in the 3000-meter steeplechase (8:47.82) in the Pac-12 Championships, where he placed second .. Finished 34th at the NCAA West Qualifiers in the steeple with a time of 9:07.56.

2012: Captured the Pac-12 title in the 3000m steeplechase with a then-PR 8:48.08, joining Steve Sodaro as the only Cal runners to win the event at the conference meet ... also paced the Bears in the 3000m (8:05.88) and 5000m (13:42.31) ... placed 17th in the steeple at the NCAA West Preliminary meet ... indoors, placed fourth in the 3000m (7:53.43) in the 3000m at the MPSF Championships ... ranks among Cal's all-time top 10 performers in three events: 3000m (2nd, 7:53.43i), 5000m (4th, 13:42.31) and 3000m steeplechase (7th, 8:48.05).

2011: Redshirted outdoors ... during the indoor season, ran leadoff on Cal's distance medley relay ... took eighth in the 3000m at the MPSF meet (8:06.08).

2010: Moved into Cal's all-time top 10 in the 3000m with a time of 8:14.63 ... finished 13th in the 3000 steeplechase at the Pac-10 meet in 9:26.49 ... best time in the event came at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (9:08.26).

Cross Country: Redshirted in 2012 ... the Bears' top cross country runner in the fall of 2011, leading the squad in all five of his races ... finished 11th at the Pac-12 Championships and 12th at the NCAA West Regional meet ... in 2010, paced the Bears at the Sac State Jamboree by finishing fourth overall ... also 22nd at the Pac-10 meet and 30th at NCAA regionals ... Cal's No. 3 runner at the NCAA Championships (130th) ... a key member of Cal's cross country team as a freshman in 2009 ... led the Bears with a runner-up finish at the USF Invitational ... placed second among Cal runners at the Stanford Invitational (17th overall) and the Pre-NCAA meet (84th) ... also took 55th at Pac-10's.

High School: Posted a time of 4:12.02 in the mile, which was the fourth-fasted mark among California high school runners in 2009 ... claimed state runner-up status in the 3200m with a time of 8:53.78 as a senior ... helped his high school cross country team to a pair of CIF titles ... named his school's scholar-athlete of the year.

Personal: Born Aug. 11, 1991, in San Diego, Calif. ... Parents are Doug and Rebecca Jarvis ... Enjoys surfing, spear fishing and rock climbing ... Media studies major.

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