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Jonathan Harper
Position: Distance
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Farwell, Mich.
High School: Clare HS

Career Bests (Following 2012-13 seasons)
Cross Country (8k): 
26:13.9
Indoor Mile: 
4:35.90
Indoor 3k: 9:08.32
Outdoor 1,500m: 4:07.91
Outdoor 5k: 15:53.31

2012-13 (Freshman)
One of the top cross country runners, finished second in four of the six events and was the top ORU finisher at the Richard Clark Invitational (Sept. 15) ... ran a season best 8k at the Southland Conference Championship (26:13.9) to finish 44th.

High School
Was a conference champion in the 800m and 1,600m events ... ran the 5th fastest mile in school history (4:26) and was an all-state selection in cross country (16:29), and as a member of the 4x400m relay team ... won a race as a junior and led the team to a 15-point perfect score team victory in cross country ... also elected as his senior class president and team captain ... led worship and was the treasurer for FCA at Clare High School.

Personal
Son of Scott and Lisa Harper ... majoring in communication arts education at ORU ... father, Scott, was an All-American at ORU, while mother, Lisa, is a marathon runner and founded the "Marathon Mission" charity ... sisters are both track stars as well ... chose ORU over Evangel University because it is a Spirit filled University and because his parents are alumni.

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