Ashwin Jood made history for Goldey-Beacom Athletics by becoming the program's first All-America, finishing seventh in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Championships.

By the Numbers
  • Jood closed the 400-meter dash in 47.38 seconds, securing his spot as All-America.
  • Jood sprinted 46.665 seconds in the qualifying race and won the runoff in 46.75 seconds to reach the final.
  • He previously ended sixth in the same event at the NCAA Championships for Carson-Newman University.
  • Jood held the nation's fourth-best time in the 400-meter dash at 46.04 seconds and ranked 23rd in the 200-meter dash with a time of 20.96 seconds.
  • This season, Jood won 11 times, including two victories at the CACC Championships.
Yes, But

Despite Jood's impressive performance, there were faster competitors like Joshua Page from Tiffin who won the national championship in 45.71 seconds.

State of Play
  • Jood's success marked a significant milestone for Goldey-Beacom Athletics, showcasing the program's growth and competitiveness in its fifth season.
  • His achievements contributed significantly to the team's performance, helping Goldey-Beacom secure its best finish at the CACC Championships.
  • Goldey-Beacom Athletics had a successful 2023-24 campaign across various sports, including Men's Golf, Men's Cross Country, and Baseball competing at NCAA Regionals.
What's Next

Jood's historic achievement and strong performances indicate promising prospects for his future in track and field, with potential for further successes at higher levels of competition.

Bottom Line

Ashwin Jood's groundbreaking moment as Goldey-Beacom Athletics' first All-America highlights the program's rise and sets a high standard for future athletes, underscoring the team's competitive spirit and potential for continued success on the national stage.