AZ 2014 Track and Field Watch List - Jacob McCrory



Keep checking back to see who makes the Arizona Milesplit 'Watch List" in Track and Field.


Journal Questions:


Name:  Jacob McCrory  (Jacob's Milepslit Profile)


High School:   Vista Grande


Year of Graduation: 2014


Track and Field PR's:

Shot Put:  48'3"

Discus:  151'6"


When did you first get involved with track and field?  How long have you been running:

Since the 6th grade


What is a typical training week like for you?

I throw for about an hour then I power lift for two hours.


What are your goals for the upcoming track season?

To get as many medals as I can before I graduate.


How do you prepare yourself mentally for a race?  Do you have any superstitions?

I never touch my disk or shot an hour before I throw.


What does your season look like and will you be competing in any out of state track meets during the season or post high school season?

My season looks like it will be competitive.


What message would you tell younger runners who aspire to be at the top?

To always keep your cool and throwers take advice from any veterans who want to help


If you had to attribute your success to one thing, what would it be?

My focus


Do you have role models or mentors in track and field?

 My coach is really my mentor.


How many events do you compete in and which event is your favorite?

Only shot and disc, and my favorite.


Best thing your coach ever said to you?

“If it don’t mind, it don’t matter.”



Quick 6:


Favorite Pre-race Meal?

Pancakes (wheat), no butter, no syrup, egg whites and tomato.


Favorite Winter Olympic Sport?

Bobsledding, the Skeleton

Favorite Meet?



Cross Country or Track and Field?

Track and Field


Perfect temperature to compete in?

85 degrees with low wind


Favorite song at the moment?

“Can't be touched" by Roy Jones Jr.