Jake Schlessinger
Jake Schlessinger
Height: 5-10
Weight: 130
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Syosset, NY
High School: Syosset
Position: Distance
Major: Business & Chemistry
Minor: Spanish
Parents: David & Donna

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

2:03.46 800m Run 2/3/2017 Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational
9:08.45 3000m Run 12/5/2014 Pather Indoor Invitational
16:16.28 5000m Run 1/16/2015 ETSU Track & Field Invitational
4:25.68 1 Mile Run 2/27/2016 UAA Championships

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

1:59.96 800m Run 4/9/2016 Berry Field Day Invitational
4:04.77 1500m Run 4/23/2016 UAA Championships
15:50.40 5000m Run 3/25/2016 Emory Classic
4:32.80 1 Mile Run 4/21/2014 Blue Shoes Collegiate Meet

Prior to Emory:

Earned a total of six letters in cross country and track and field ... Was coached by Bart Sessa ... Top 5k time was a 16:41 his senior season ... Registered a 4:31 in the 1600 meters his senior year ... All-America performer oo the 4x800 relay team ... All-state his senior year in the 4x800 as a senior and was a two time all-county performer in the event ... Helped SHS to county outdoor championships (2012 and 2013) and was a member of the 2012 cross country county champs.


Born April 28th... Also a member of the Emory Cross Country team... Worked as a lifeguard over the summer.

Why he chose Emory?

"I chose Emory for the great balance of academics and athletics."