James Downs
James Downs
Year: So.
Hometown: Winchester, Mass.
High School: Winchester

Academic Honors

  • Spring 2019 NE10 Academic Honor Roll
  • Fall 2018 NE10 Academic Honor Roll

As a Freshman

  • Appeared in seven races
  • Best 8K time: 28:25.7 at NE10 Championship on Nov. 4
  • Best 10K time: 38:10.8 at NCAA East Regional Championship on Nov. 17
  • High placement: 15th at Vermont Intercollegiate Championship (31:46.6 8K) on Sept. 29

High School: Competed in two years of cross country and soccer, four years of indoor track & field, and three years of outdoor track & field at Winchester High School ... captain of cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field teams as a senior ... three-time state medalist in 4x800 relay ... National Honor Society member ... sports editor for school paper ... History Department Book Award winner.

Personal: James Anthony Downs ... son of John and Marianne Downs ... majoring in secondary education and history, and minoring in literature ... Dean's List student ... involved with Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) ... College tour guide.