Jimmy Cannon
Jimmy Cannon
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Quincy, Mass.
High School: North Quincy
Event: Distance

2018-19 SEASON BESTS (INDOOR) 

3000M Run: 9:29.33 (Reggie Poyau Memorial Invite)

5000M Run: 16:11.68 (7thAnnual UMass Boston Indoor Open)

2019 SEASON BESTS (OUTDOOR)

1500M Run: 4:25.10 (2019 Springfield College Classic)

5000M Run: 16:51.51 (Carla Coffey Invite)

10000M Run: 33:47.95 (UMass Dartmouth Corsairs Classic)

NOTABLES

  • Earned a first-place finish in the 5000M Run at the Carla Coffey Invite on April 6
  • Took home a second place finish in the 10,000M run at the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs Classic 
  • Posted a top-20 finish in the 1500M Run at the Springfield College Classic
  • Had his second-best 5000M run in the 2019 Little East Conference Championship with a time of 16:47.75
  • Also post his second-best 10,000M run time at the Little East Conference Outdoor Championship 
  • Named to the LEC All-Academic Team in his sophomore season

2017-18 SEASON BESTS (INDOOR)

3000M: 9:25.01 (February 10, Little East Conference Championship Meet) 

One Mile: 4:43.42 (January 20, Springfield College Maroon & White Classic) 

2018 SEASON BESTS (OUTDOOR)

1500M: 4:18.61 (April 28, Little East Conference Championship Meet) 

5000M: 16:26.69 (April 14, Mount Holyoke Spring Fling Classic) 

10000M: 33:16.11 (April 21, MIT Sean Collier Invitational) 

NOTABLES 

  • Established himself as the Beacons' top long-distance runner during the spring season 
  • Posted the fastest times in the 1,500M, 5,000M and 10,000M during the Outdoor Track & Field season 
  • Named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week on April 17
  • Won the 5,000M Run (16:26.69) at the Mount Holyoke Spring Fling Classic on April 14
  • Placed first in the 10,000M (33:16.11) at the MIT Sean Collier Invite
  • Finished 10th at the NCAA Outdoor Regional Championship Meet in the 10,000M (33:38.23)  

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from North Quincy High School in 2017 where he was a two-sport athlete (cross country, track and field) … Was named a Team MVP and two Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic honoree … Received Patriot League All-Star honors and was a D1 State Championship meet qualifier … Was an Patriot League All-Star selection with the track and field teams … Received the Patriot League Scholar Athlete Award … Born on March 19, 1999 … Son of Susan and James Cannon … Has one brother, Robert … Currently majoring in Exercise Health Science, with a minor in Spanish Language ... Member of the UMass Boston Honors College and cross country team.