2007-08: (INDOOR) One of the team's top milers ... Posted one individual victory and recorded four top-10 performances in the event ... recorded a season-best clocking of 4:15.47 to capture fifth-place honors at the Patriot League Championship meet. (OUTDOOR) Competed in the 1,500-meter and 5,000-meter run events, registering four top-10 finishes ... produced the team's top time and a personal-best in the 1,500-meter run with a 3:49.87 clocking at the Patriot League Championship, good for an eighth-place finish ... the time qualified him for the IC4A Championship ... also added a 14th place effort in the 5,000 at the league meet. (CROSS COUNTRY) Saw action in seven races as a junior ... finished among the team's top-five runners four times ... landed among the top 10 runners in a pair of races.
2006-07: Competed in the 1,500-meter, mile, 3,000-meter, 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter run events, producing a victory in four of those five distances ... tallied 10 top-five performances on the year. (INDOOR) Recorded IC4A Championship qualifying marks in the mile (4:11.69) and 3,000-meter run (8:23.32) ... his season-best 3,000-meter run clocking at the Iowa State Classic was the fastest by a Navy runner on the year ... placed 26th at the IC4A Championship in the 3,000-meter run. (OUTDOOR) Scored points at the league's outdoor championship in the 10,000-meter run, finishing in fourth place (31:29.53). (CROSS COUNTRY) Earned his second letter, racing in seven meets and landing among the top-20 runners four times.
2005-06: (INDOOR) Completed the 3,000-meter run in the league championship with a 8:41.63 clocking, finishing 14th. (OUTDOOR) Placed seventh at the Patriot League Championship with a 31:48.44 showing in the 10,000-meter run ... second to cross the finish line against Army at the Star Meet, finishing in 14:46.31 ... ran the 1,500-meter run in 3:57.44, placing third at the Quaker Invitational. (CROSS COUNTRY) Competed in all eight meets with the cross country team ... landed among the top-20 runners in three races.
High School / Personal: A 2004 graduate of Oconee High School in Athens, Ga. ... attended Naval Academy Preparatory School ... while in high school, earned four letters in cross country and track ... named Northeast Georgia Runner of the Year ... set school record in the two-mile run with a time of 9:36 ... full name is Jonathan Andrew Grant ... Parents are Jake and Marisa Grant ... born July 3, 1985, in Athens, Ga. ... majoring in American politics & law ... named to the Commandant's List for the spring of 2008.
On Grant: "Andrew is sort of our utility infielder - you can slot him anywhere in our lineup. He possesses a quiet leadership, which is manifested in action and not always in words. He really came on at the end of the fall and we expect him to be a big part of our middle-distance and distance corps."