Jack Kiely
Jack Kiely
Year: 2018
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Severna Park
Events: Distance/Mid-Dist.


Indoor Highlights: Placed second in the 800 meters (1:59.39) in the season-opening meet with MIT and Colby.... Led all competitors with a time of 2:32.31 in the 1,000 meters and helped Bates finish second in the 4x800 relay at the Bates Invitational.... Helped Bates finish first in the distance medley relay race with a time of 10:00.74 in the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University.... Won the mile (4:16.68) and placed second in the 800 meters (1:56.77) to help Bates win the Maine State Men's Indoor Championship.... Helped the Bobcats achieve a record-breaking performance in the DMR at Boston University's David Hemery Valentine Invitational, with a time of 9:49.74, the sixth-fastest DMR ever run by a Division III team.... Helped Bates place fourth in the 4x800 relay with a time of 7:49.15 at Open New Englands.... Helped Bates finish in 10th place with a time of 10:08.21 in the DMR at the NCAA Championships.

Outdoor Highlights: Finished second (2:00.33) in the 800-meters and won the 1,500 meters in 4:01.56 against runners from MIT, Tufts and RPI.... Took second place out of 25 men in the 1,500 meters (3:58.32) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.... Helped Bates take second in the 4x800 relay and placed fourth in the 1,500 meters at the NESCAC Championships.... Won the 1,500-meter run in a time of 3:51.43 at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships, which bested runner-up David Folsom of Williams by 0.67 seconds.... It was Kiely's career-best time by a difference of 2.72 seconds.... Kiely moved from fifth place on Bates' all-time performance list in the event into third place, moving ahead of Nick Barron '13 and Noah Graboys '13.... Helped Bates place seventh in the 4x800 relay at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships.... Placed 19th in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:58.00 at the NCAA Championships.


Indoor Highlights:
Open New Englands: Broke team 4x800 relay record (7:42.43)…. Maine State Meet: State champion in 1,000 meters (2:34.30) and 4x800 relay (7:58.27).

Outdoor Highlights: Open New Englands: Sixth place in 1,500 meters in personal-record 3:57.23.... New England DIII Championships: Second in 4x800 relay…. NESCAC Championships: Third place (All-NESCAC) in 4x800 relay…. Maine State Meet: Fourth place in 1,500 meters.