Jeffrey Love ’19 Selected for NCAA Division III 5000 Meter Championship

Jeffrey Love ’19 qualified for the 2022 Indoor NCAA Division III Championships for the second time in his collegiate career at Connecticut College and will race in the 5,000-meter run. Jeffrey posted a career-best mark of 14:36.34 in the 5,000 at the Tufts final qualifying meet in Medford, Massachusetts on March 5, 2022. He is seeded 17th overall in the event, scheduled for the weekend of March 11-12, 2022 at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Jeffrey’s success for the 2021-2022 season also landed him a spot on the 2022 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field All-Region team awarded by the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Now a junior at Connecticut College, Jeffrey was a George School four-year-letter athlete in Cross Country and Track & Field and served as team captain of both sports in his senior year. He was the 2019 PAISAA State Champion in the 2-Mile, two-time New Balance Indoor Nationals qualifier in the 2-Mile as well as a 2x Friends Schools League champion in Cross Country and the 2-Mile.

He is double majoring in Botany and Economics and works in the Arboretum at Connecticut College and helps as a monitor in the fitness center. Jeffrey plans to become a botanist or a portfolio manager after graduation.

Update: Jeffrey placed 16th in the 5,000-meter race with a time of 14:39.91 on Friday, March 11, 2022. To watch the full race, visit the NCAA website. The men’s 5000-meter race begins at 03:45.


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