Jonathan George
Jonathan George
Height: 5'11"
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.
High School: Homeschool
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Computer Science

Honors:

  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference third team (2019)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Sportsmanship (2019)
  • (Track & Field) USA South All-Sportsmanship (2019)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference second team (2018)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference honorable mention (2017)

2019-20 (Junior): Ran in six cross country meets on the year... Earned a third straight All-USA South honor with a third team selection after placing 18th at the USA South Championships (Nov. 2) with a time of 27:02.6... Posted a personal record time in the 8k of 26:46.4 at the Louisville Classic (Oct. 5)... Also set a career-best in the 5k at 17:52.9 at the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 30)... Was Covenant's representative on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team for cross country... Competed in all three track meets on the year... Set a personal record in the indoor 800 meter with a time of 2:07.04 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 1)... Won the mile event at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational with a time of 4:39.40 (Feb. 14)... Had an outdoor season-best time of 2:01.66 at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 7)

2018-19 (Sophomore): Ran in all seven cross country meets during the year... Earned All-USA South second team honors after placing 13th with an 8k time of 28:09.0 at the conference meet (Oct. 26)... Set a personal record in the 8k with a time of 27:28.6 at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional (Nov. 10) that placed him 50th overall... Had three top 15 finishes on the year... Ran in all six outdoor meets and both indoor meets during track and field season... Set the outdoor program record in the 1500 meter with a time of 4:05.56 at the Emory Invitational... Posted a top-five time in the 800 meter with a mark of 1:58.91 at the Berry Field Day Invitational... Part of outdoor program record times in the 4x800 (7:59.82) and DMR (10:45.84)... Set a personal record in the outdoor 5,000 meter at 16:39.18 at the Hilltop Classic... Was Covenant's representative on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team for track and field

2017-18 (Freshman): Ran in seven meets in the fall cross country season… Earned USA South All-Conference honorable mention… Placed fifth or higher on the team in four meets… Ran a 28:50.1 8k in his collegiate debut at the Georgia Division III Invitational meet (Sept. 1), good for fourth on the team… Set an 8k personal record at the NCAA Regional meet (Nov. 11) with a time of 27:29.1... Placed seventh out of 61 runners at the Maryville Invitational (Sept. 30)... Ran in two events during the indoor track season... Set the school record in the mile with a time of 4:32.78 at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12), placing third overall... Set the school record in the DMR at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12) with Matthew Tueller, Tristan Dunlavy, and Caleb Aikens, placing second overall with a time of 11:08.17... Ran in three events during the outdoor track season... Set personal bests in the 800m, 1500m, and 4x400m with Tristan Dunlavy, Micaiah Allison, and William Wallace at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (Mar. 3), running times of 2:04.69, 4:19.07, and 3:42.87 respectively

High School: Was homeschooled and competed with Sovereign Grace... Helped team to a title in the 2016 Sharp Springs Invitational... Posted the eighth-best 5k time in program history at 17:23 as a sophomore

Personal: Favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5-6... Majoring in computer science

George's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 17:52.90 (Mountaintop Invitational, August 30, 2019)
8K: 26:46.4 (Louisville Classic, Sept. 5, 2019)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 1:58.91 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 12-13, 2019)
1500m: 4:05.56 (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)
5000m: 16:39.18 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2019)
4x400m: 3:35.23 - Le Mahieu, Bright, Cone (Victor Icebreaker Duals, Mar. 2, 2019)
4x800m: 7:59.82 - Le Mahieu, Gaffin, Yeager (Rhodes Invitational, Mar. 16, 2019)
DMR: 10:45.84 - Le Mahieu, Cone, Yeager (Emory Invitational, Mar. 23, 2019)

Indoor Track:
800m: 2:07.04 (Tiger Indoor Invitational; Feb. 1, 2020)
Mile: 4:32.78 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)
4x400: 3:44.95 - Tyson, Ferda, Yeager (Tiger Indoor Invitational; Feb. 1, 2020)
DMR: 10:53.10 - Le Mahieu, Wallace, Yeagar (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)

High School:
5K: 17:17
Mile: 4:43