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BCLUW grad Garber gains Academic All-Big 12

Jack Garber

IRVING, Texas — The Big 12 Conference announced its 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. In total, 71 Iowa State freshmen earned a spot on the list, including BCLUW High School graduate Jack Garber.

Garber, a member of the Cyclone men’s track and field team, competed in seven indoor meets for Iowa State in the fall season. He posted season-best times of 8.55 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles and 24.04 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the Texas Tech Invitational, and he finished 15th in the 60-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championships.

Student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team must have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial coursework and achieved a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0.

Garber was a Class 1A state track champion for BCLUW, winning the 110-meter high hurdles and finishing second in the 400 hurdles as well as with the Comets’ shuttle hurdle relay team in 2019. He was the Drake Relays runner-up in the 110 highs and a nine-time state meet medalwinner.

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