CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Senior Jordan Horwitz (Evanston, Ill.), of the University of New Hampshire track and field team, was named the 2008 America East Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete, as announced by the league Tuesday afternoon.

Horwitz’s extensive list of accomplishments was topped this year when he was selected as the 2008 America East Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Most Outstanding Track Performer after winning the conference crown in the 10,000-meters by finishing in an America East-record time of 30 minutes, 41.69 seconds. Also at the America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Horwitz, who won the Coaches Award for Most Points Compiled with a total of 18, finished second in the 5,000m in an IC4A championship-qualifying time of 14:32.54.
Senior Jordan Horwitz (right)

Horwitz ran to a second-place finish in the 10,000-meters and fourth in the 5,000-meters at the 2007 America East outdoor championships. Additionally, he earned third in the 10,000m and fourth in the 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase at the 2006 America East outdoor championships.    

On the indoor track, Horwitz finished first in an IC4A championship qualifying time of 14:42.09 during the 2008 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships. The captain then went on to garner third in the 3,000m at both the America East and New England indoor championships.

At the 2007 America East indoor championships, Horwitz placed first in 5000-meters with a time of 14:24.14 and second in 3000-meters with a time of 8:25.68.

Horwtiz’s decorated list of achievements in the classroom is just as impressive. The three-time UNH Dean’s list member graduated with a degree in business management, holding a gpa of 3.2. He was most recently selected to both the indoor and outdoor 2008 America East Track and Field All-Academic Teams. In both 2006 and 2007, Horwitz was named to the America East Cross Country All-Academic Team and was a four-time America East Honor Roll recipient.  
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