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     Jorge Espinosa
    Jorge Espinosa

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lane Tech

    Last College:
    Morton College

    Event:
    Middle Distance


    2007-08 Highlights: Ran a season-best 2:02.38 in the 800-meter run at the Chicagoland Championships on Feb. 16...during the outdoor season, recorded a top time of 2:01.95 in the 800-meter run at the Iowa Invitational on April 19.

    Prior to UIC: Competed at Morton College for one season...captured the 2006 cross country Skyway Conference championship and regional championship...guided Morton to place 15th nationally in the NJCAA tournament...all-conference and all-regional selection.

    Prep/Personal: Three-year letterwinner in both track & field and cross country at Lane Tech...helped the Indians capture the Chicago Public League conference championship in track and field in 2004 and 2005 and in cross country in 2005 and 2006...member of the state qualifying 4x800 and 4x400-meter relay team as a senior...three-time all-conference selection in track and field and a two-time all-conference selection in cross country...led Lane Tech with a personal-best time of 1:26.5 in the 600-meter run...born April 7, 1988...son of Jorge and Anna Espinosa...majoring in architecture.

    Career-Best Indoor Times
    800-Meter Run: 2:02.38 (2/16/08)
    

    Career-Best Outdoor Times 800-Meter Run: 2:01.95 (4/19/08)