Jarkko Jarvenpaa
Jarkko Jarvenpaa
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tampere, Finland
Position: Distance


2009-10: Cross Country: Ran a season best 8k at the MSSU Stampede with a time of 24:50.88, good for 25th place... was an All-MIAA performer at the MIAA Conference Championship placing 9th and helping the Lions to their 8th Championship in 10 years... helped the Lions to their 2nd South Central Regional title in 3 years with 14th place and All-Regional honors, covering the 10k course in a season best 32:10.22... at the NCAA DII National Championships helped the Lions to an 11th place team finish, placing 86th individually.; Indoor: Did not compete.; Outdoor: Only competed in the second half of the season... placed 2nd in the 1500m run at the MSSU Bob Laptad/Bill Williams Invite... at the MIAA Championships placed 6th in the 1500m (3:57.50) and 2nd in the 5k behind teammate Aki Nummela for a 1-2 sweep (14:51.15), earning All-MIAA status.

2008-09: Cross Country: Was a top runner for the Lions... ran to 8th place at the MSSU Stampede with a time of 25:23 for the 8k course, and the first runner for the Lions... gained Honorable Mention MIAA status at the conference championship placing 12th... again the top runner for the Lions at the DII South Central Regional Championship placing 10th for the 10k (31:56) for All-Regional honors and to help pace the team to a 2nd place finish and a birth to the NCAA DII National Championships in Slippery Rock, Pa... placed 117th at the NCAA DII National Championships.; Indoor: Ran a season best of 14:50.63 in the 5k at the U of A Razorback Invite, placing 2nd... placed 2nd in the 3k at the MSSU Radioshack Invite with 8:41.12... at the Indoor MIAA Championships place 7th in the 5k and 22nd in the 3k, also a member of the All-MIAA DMR 3rd place relay.; Outdoor: Finished 17th in the 5k run at the U of A John McDonnell Invite... All-MIAA at the Outdoor Championships in the 10k run (31:35.41) with a 3rd place finish. Also competed in the 5k run.

2007-08:  In indoor season ran in 3000m run finishing with his best time of 8:48.07 ... during outdoor season had a time of 8:50.47 in 3000m Steeplechase ... had best time in 5000m run at MIAA Championships with a time of 15:15.17 ... also ran in 1500m run with a time of 4:01.38

In High School: Finished second at Nordic Junior Championships in 5000m … set school records in 800m, 1500m and 5000m … graduated from Sammon Kesnuschukio High School

Personal: Undecided on major … born August 22, 1986 in Tampere, Finland …son of Keiso and Marjut Jarvenpaa