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 John Clopeck
John Clopeck
Position:
Track and Field, Cross-Country

John Clopeck '87

- The first Boston College athlete to achieve All-America honors in cross-country.

- His record-setting performances on the 10,000-meter (30:44) and 5-mile (24:06) courses boosted the Eagles to the 1984 Greater Boston and New England Championships. This team was the first Boston College cross-country squad to qualify for the NCAA Championship Meet.

- As a senior co-captain of cross-country in 1985, he became BC's first BIG EAST individual champion, earning All- Conference, All-New England, and All-East honors.

- In indoor track, he established Boston College records in four events: 1500-meters (3:47), 3000-meters (8:05), 2-mile (8:46.3), and 5000 meters (14:11.3). He was also a member of the record-setting 4x1 mile relay team (17:15).

- In outdoor track, he set a school record in the 5,000-meter run (13:53), earning All-East and All-America honors in this event as well.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994.