Black Knights competing for one of two automatic bids to the NCAA Championships.
2011: Earned All-Patriot League second-team honors after finishing 14th of 81 at the conference championships ... completed Lehigh's 8K course in 25:38.00 for Army's top time ... ran in all seven of the Black Knights' meets ... finished in Army's top four in five races ... crossed the line fourth overall at the Army Open on Sept. 2 ... was the third Black Knight to finish at the Iona Meet of Champions on Sept. 17 ... was 25th overlal with an 8K time of 26:05.07 ... finished ninth of 23 in the Army-Navy Star Meet ... completed the 8K West Point course in 25:03.50 ... wrapped up the season at the NCAA Regionals ... finished 111th of 240 with a 10K time of 33:36.7.
2010: Ran in seven of Army's eight meets, placing within the Black Knights' top-seven in five races ... opened the season with a seventh-place finish among 75 competitors at the Army Open on Sept. 3 ... finished 18th of 40 in dual meet against Cornell, earning Army's seventh-best time with a 26:21.70 8K ... was the fourth Black Knight to cross the line at the Paul Short Run, placing 214th of 387 overall ... finished 24th of 85 at the Patriot League Championships with an 8K time of 25:50 ... concluded the season with Army's fifth-best finish at the NCAA Regionals, placing 147th of 229 overall with a 10K time of 32:55.2.
2009: Competed in three races last season ... was one of four Black Knights to finish in the top 40 at the IC4A Championships, crossing the line 38 of 204 ... finished 20 of 51 at the Army Open and 31 of 42 at the Cornell Dual Meet.
Personal: Son of Lynn and Barbara Jester ... sisters Emily and Andrea, brother Gregory ... all-state honoree at Alpharetta ... school record holder in two-mile ... two-time team captain ... unique talent is juggling ... likes to read, watch movies and play video games in his free time.