Jonathan Wright

HometownGrand Junction, Colo.
Prev. SchoolGrand Junction HS


2010-11: Track: Member of outdoor second team All-Conference 4x400 meter relay … placed eighth in the 400 meter with a time of 49.10 at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship … placed fourth in the 400 meter at the CU Invitational … 2011 RMAC Indoor Conference Champion in the 400 meter with a time of 50.39 … first team indoor All-RMAC in the 400 meter … member of indoor second team All-Conference 4x400 meter relay team … indoor season bests/60 meter-7.23, 300 meter-36.89, 200 meter-22.39, 400 meter-48.51 … outdoor season bests/400 meter-48.38, 100 meter-11.15, 200 meter-22.04

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: placed 8th in the 400 meter a the Colorado Class 5A State Championship with a time of 49.88 ... 2010 Southwest League Champion in the 400 meter with a time of 49.89 ... 4-year high school varsity letterman ... hig school bests/400 meter-49.80, 200 meter-22.60, 100 meter-11.31, long jump-17'10.75"

Personal Notes:

Personal:Major, Mechanical Engineering ... parents Jeff and laura Wright ... siblings, Josiah, Jordan, Jayden ... graduated from Grand Juction H.S. with a 3.8 gpa ... life ambition is to be a mechanical engineer and then a mechanical engineering teacher ... enjoys math and working out

Stories featuring Jonathan Wright

August 6, 2012Men Pick Up USTFCCCA All-Academic Team AwardNEW ORLEANS – University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams were one of five RMAC teams and one of 41 NCAA Division II teams to earn All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Mountain Lions earned the award after a team cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or greater.
August 1, 2012Four Mountain Lion Men Earn Scholar-Athlete HonorsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - UC-Colorado Springs student-athletes Matt Cameron, Mike English, Alan Ford and Jonathan Wright earned Scholar-Athlete honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association late last week. The Mountain Lion quartet were among the 164 NCAA Division II student-athletes to earn the honor.
May 16, 2012Four Mountain Lions named to the 2012 DII USTFCCCA Outdoor Track & Field All-Region TeamsColorado Springs, CO: The USTFCCCA Outdoor Track & Field 2012 All-Region Teams were announced today and that included four Mountain Lions receiving five honors. The RMAC Champion men's 4x400 team were named All-Region and those individuals included Anthony Davis, Mark Hensley, Travis Whitman, and Jonathan Wright. Jonathan Wright also received All-Region honors for his individual effort in the 400 meter dash. Women's Pole Vaulter Alex Colvin, who will be competing next week at the NCAA Division II National Championships in Pueblo, CO, was also named All-Region.
February 26, 2012Mountain Lions Wrap Up Indoor Track Season with Solid Competition at the RMAC ChampionshipsThe UCCS Mountain Lions performed admirably this last weekend at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships setting four NCAA qualifying marks, producing 10 All-RMAC honors, three school records and one RMAC Champion. In the team scores UCCS finished 6th on both the men’s and women’s sides equaling the 6th place finishes by both programs at last year’s championships.
May 19, 2011Nine Mountain Lions earn USTFCCCA all-region honorsNine University of Colorado Colorado Springs track & field athletes were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Central Region team, which was released Tuesday.Alan Ford, Marc Hensley, Travis Whitman and Jonathan Wright were all named all-region as members of the UCCS 4 X 400-relay team, while Anthony Cardinale earned the honor in the long jump. On the women's side, honorees were Ashley Benfield (400-meter hurdles), Lauren Graham (pole vault), Chelsie Overocker (triple jump) and Alexa Urban (800-meter run).
May 15, 2011Benfield wins 400 hurdles as track season ends for all but one Mountain LionGOLDEN - Ashley Benfield won the 400-meter hurdles as the outdoor track & field season ended Sunday for all but one University of Colorado at Colorado Springs athlete at the Colorado Mines Last Chance Qualifier at Stermole Track & Field Complex.
May 11, 2011Twelve UCCS track & field athletes named All-RMACThe University of Colorado-Colorado Springs had 12 athletes from nine events gain All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honors during the RMAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship on May 8-10 in Golden.
May 10, 2011Graham wins pole vault as UCCS completes RMAC championshipsGOLDEN, Colo. – Lauren Graham won the pole vault Tuesday during the final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. In doing so, she set new records in the event for the RMAC, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the Stermole Track & Field Complex.
April 24, 2011Graham punches ticket to nationals, two other UCCS records fallFORT COLLINS, Colo. – Lauren Graham earned an automatic qualifying mark for nationals and, along with two other Mountain Lions, set a new school record as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field team competed at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, which was hosted by Colorado State University.
April 18, 2011Track Team Returns from California Trip with School Records, Personal BestsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track team was California dreamin' this past weekend and woke up with another national qualifying mark, four school records and 21 personal bests.
April 9, 2011Cardinale Sets National Qualifying Mark, Four UCCS Records FallBOULDER – Anthony Cardinale earned a provisional qualifying mark for nationals in the long jump Saturday as he and his University of Colorado at Colorado Springs teammates competed at the CU Invitational at Potts Field.
March 26, 2011CSU-Pueblo Open Gives Mountain Lions Track Team Chance to ShinePUEBLO – Kaitlin Frier’s second-place finish in the women’s 10,000-meter run highlighted the efforts of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field team at the CSU-Pueblo Open, which was held Saturday at the Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl.
February 5, 2011Graham, Mountain Lions Fare Well at Division I-Dominated New Mexico ClassicALBUQUERQUE – Lauren Graham matched her season best with a mark of 3.90 meters in the pole vault and three school records fell as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs competed at the New Mexico Classic, which concluded Saturday.
January 23, 2011Mountain Lions add two more national qualifying marks at Potts InvitationalIn the world of track & field, three plus 20+ divided by three equals the value of X. For the rest of us, that’s three national qualifying marks plus over 20 school records over the course up just three meets so far in the indoor season.
January 15, 2011Graham Earns Trip to Nationals, Five UCCS Records Fall at Air Force MeetCOLORADO SPRINGS – It took only two meets for Lauren Graham to punch her ticket to the 2011 indoor nationals and for the Mountain Lions to set five new school records.
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