Jonathan Wright

ClassJr
PositionSprints
Height6-0
Weight180
HometownGrand Junction, Colo.
Prev. SchoolGrand Junction HS

Notes:

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

May 14, 2013Ford and Wright Lead Six Mountain Lions on RMAC All-Academic TeamsAlan Ford and Jonathan Wright led six University of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes on the 2013 RMAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic Teams announced this afternoon.
May 12, 2013Aberle Runs Provisional Time for Fourth Time This SeasonCarson Aberle ran a provisional qualifying time for the fourth time this season to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the Colorado Mines Mother's Day Last Chance Meet today at the Stermole Track and Field Complex.
May 7, 2013Aberle Wins 800-Meter TitleCarson Aberle set the Stermole Track Complex record with 1 minute, 51.70 seconds in the 800-meter run to win the conference championship to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs on the final day of the 2013 RMAC Track and Field Championships.
April 27, 2013UCCS Wins Three Events at Mines Pre-Conference MeetThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's outdoor track and field won three events at the Colorado School of Mines Pre-Conference Meet earlier today at the Stermole Track and Field Complex.
April 20, 2013Buchanan Lowers Own Program Record at Beach InviteRyan Buchanan broke his own program record in the 400-meter hurdles to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the Beach Invitational today, hosted by Long Beach State at Cerritos College.
April 19, 2013Young Runs Fastest 100, Anchors Fastest 4x1 of SeasonAndre Young ran the fastest 100-meter time for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's track and field team and anchored the fastest 4x100-meter relay team of the season as the Mountain Lions competed in the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific.
April 13, 2013Davis Leads Mountain Lions at Colorado InviteAnthony Davis finished as the first Division II runner and ran the second-fastest time in the RMAC this season for the 400-meter dash to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the Colorado Invitational today at CU-Boulder's Potts Field.
April 6, 2013Aberle Provisionally Qualifies in 800-Meter RunCarson Aberle ran the third-fastest time in University of Colorado Colorado Springs history with an altitude-adjusted time of 1:51.70 to provisionally qualify in the 800-meter run at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational today at the University of New Mexico.
April 2, 2013Wright Named to RMAC All-Academic First Team
March 30, 2013UCCS Wins Five Events at Front Range InvitationalThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's outdoor track and field won five events in the first Colorado Mines Division II Front Range Invitational today at the Stermole Track and Field Complex.
March 16, 20134x4 Team Opens with Win at Quiller ClassicThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's outdoor track and field team won the 4x400-meter relay as the Mountain Lions opened the 2013 outdoor season today at the Jerry Quiller Classic at the University of Colorado Boulder.
February 26, 2013Mountain Lions No. 10 in Final Regional IndexThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's indoor track and field team finished the 2012-13 regular season in No. 10 in the final U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Central Regional Team Index released this morning.
February 20, 2013Mountain Lions Remain Ninth in Regional IndexTwo program records last weekend in the distance medley relay and the 3,000-meter run led to an increase of five points in the computer-based rankings as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's indoor track and field team came in at ninth in the new U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Central Regional Team Index.
February 16, 2013Trujillo Breaks 3K Record, Qualifies for Nationals at Davies OpenEmilio Trujillo ran a program record time and provisionally qualified in the 3,000-meter run for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs on the second day of the Joe Davies Open at Colorado School of Mines.
January 26, 2013Wright, 4x400 Team Turn in RMAC's Top TimeJonathan Wright, Travis Whitman, Sam Marsh and Nathan Weeks ran 3 minutes and 19.72 seconds in the 4x400-meter relay to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs performances on the second day of the New Mexico Invitational today at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The relay team's adjusted time of 3:20.16 leads the RMAC performance lists.
January 19, 2013Men's Track Opens Season at BoulderThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's indoor track and field team will open its 2012-13 season this afternoon when 12 Mountain Lions compete at the University of Colorado Boulder Potts Invitational. The first events featuring Mountain Lion runners will begin at 2 p.m. at Balch Fieldhouse.
January 19, 2013Ford, 4x400 Team Claim Wins in BoulderAlan Ford won the 600-yard run with one minute, 15.83 seconds and the fourth-fastest time in University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s indoor track and field history to lead the individual performances for the Mountain Lions today at the University of Colorado Boulder Potts Invitational. The 4x400-meter relay teams also finished first and second, ahead of the two teams from Colorado Mines.
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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