Jonah Bird - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Jonah Bird

Architecture and the Built Environment

Class Senior
Hometown Signal Mountain, Tenn.
High School Signal Mountain
Major Architecture and the Built Environment
Bio

Career Results

Career Honors
• 2020 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2021-22)
Also finished fourth on the team and 108th overall (26:59.1) at the 8k Joe Piane Invitational (Oct. 1)
• Fifth on the team and 44th overall (26:09.2) at the 8k Commodore Classic (Sept. 17)
• Finished 39th overall and fifth on the team (19:15.7) at the 5k Mizzou Opener (Sept. 3)

As a Junior (2020-21)
• SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Competed in four meets and scored at all four
• Finished 51st overall and second on the team (26:54.7) at FSU Winter Classic (Feb. 5)
• Fourth on team and 67th overall (25:17.87) at Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
• Fifth on the team and 22nd overall (25:20.9) at Gans Creek Classic (Oct. 3)
• Fourth on the team and 18th overall to lead Vanderbilt to third-place finish at Commodore Classic (Sept. 19)

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
• Scored at five of six meets
• Sixth on the team and 114th overall (33:11.0) at NCAA Regionals (Nov. 15)
• Fifth on the team and 89th overall (25:20.7) at SEC Championships (Nov. 1)
• Vanderbilt finished 10th with its lowest point total at the conference meet since 1980
• Fifth on the team and 97th overall (27:07.6) at Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19)
• Fourth on the team and 135th overall (25:16.5) at the Louisville Classic (Oct. 5)
• Fourth on the team and 110th overall (27:04.2) at the Commodore Classic (Sept. 14)
• Third on the team and 20th overall (16:14.2) at the Belmont Opener (Aug. 30)

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• Fifth in 5,000m (15:56.97) at Music City Distance Carnival
• Eighth in 3,000m (9:01.94) at UAB Vulcan Invitational
• 40th in 3,000m (8:58.99) at Music City Challenge
• 41st in 3,000m (9:02.62) at Vanderbilt Invitational

The Bird File
• Prepped at Signal Mountain (Tenn.)
• Won 1600m, 3200m, and 4x800m state titles at 2018 TSSAA D1 Small State Championship
• Ran high school PR’s of 4:29.20 (mile), 9:47.12 (2-mile), and 2:04.56 (800m)