Jack DesRoches - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Jack DesRoches Season 2023-24

Class Freshman
Hometown New Orleans, La.
High School Jesuit
Major Undeclared

Career Results

Student-Athlete Features
Vanderbilt Hustler — Grit: retracing the steps of Jack DesRoches

Student-Athlete Highlights 
• Competed at the 2023 NCAA DI South Region Cross Country Championships
• SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week (Oct. 3)

As a Freshman (2023-24)
• SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week (Oct. 3)
• Competed in and scored at four meets, top Vanderbilt finisher at two
• Competed at the 10K NCAA South Region Championships
• 93rd overall (25:54.2) at the 8K SEC Championships
• Second freshman and 18th overall (24:45.7) in the Gold 5M at the Joe Piane Invitational
• First freshman and eighth overall (24:35.4) at the 7.8K Mountain Dew Invitational

The DesRoches File
Jack DesRoches prepped at Jesuit, where he recorded prep bests of 4:16.03 in the mile and 9:08.70 in the 3,200 meters. As a senior in high school, he was the LHSAA cross country state champion, runner-up in the 1,600 meters at the LHSAA State Outdoor Track and Field Championships and placed top 10 in two events at the Nike Indoor Nationals. He is a three-time state champion in track and field (4x800m relay and 3,200 meters). DesRoches was the runner-up at the state cross country championships as a junior and placed fourth as a sophomore.