Michael Jorgensen

Cross Country Running
Class Sophomore Height 6' 2"
Hometown Brooline, Mass.
High School Brookline
Major Math-Physics,
Art (photography)


Sophomore season (2011) - Placed ninth at season-opening Whitman Invitational, finishing just behind teammate Oliver Wood, in 28:01.91.

Freshman season (2010) - Ran sixth for Whitman at NWC Championships, placing 54th overall ... Ran fifth for Whitman at NCAA DIII West Region race, finishing 68th.

Prep - Helped cross country team place first in league and third at state as senior, placing 64th at state championship meet ... Also ran indoor and outdoor track as senior, running 4:44 indoor mile (with one shoe) and 4:41 outdoors ... Ran 9:48 two-mile for 12th place at Emass Division I outdoor state championship meet.

Academics - Plans to double major in math-physics and art (photography concentration) ... Possible career interest in teaching ... Stephen Penrose Scholar at Whitman ... Taking Spanish at 300 level.

Personal - Son of Adam Jaffe and Pam Jorgensen ... Has older sister Sonia Jaffe ... Volunteers with Whitman Mentor program ... Hobbies include white-water kayaking, rock climbing, trail running, Crossfit, running barefoot, weight lifting, photography, physics/math puzzles, ultimate san cleats.

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