Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Class of 1990

Sport(s): Cross Country | Track

Year Inducted: 2007

Roberts’ resume in his cross country and track career at Bennett is punctuated with team championships, individual records ,All-Highs, All-WNY and even a state championship. Rob was an All-High cross country runner for 3 years, Section VI, Class “B” individual champion once, and individual N.Y.State Class “B” Champion in 1 989. Rob led Bennett’s Cross Country team to the 1 ranking in W.N.Y. in 1989, unprecidented for a city school in cross country.

The story in track is very much the same. Three undefeated “Scalp & Blade” championship squads. Rob was a three time All-High in the 1600 meter run, setting a league record of 4:20 sec., as well as a member of the All-High 1600 meter and 3200 meter relay teams. In the sunner of 1989, Rob was the Empire State Games 1500 meter champion of the scholastic division.

NOTE – unfortunately, although a fairly recent graduate, we couldn’t trace Rob beyond college in Rochester, N.Y. Our committee would welcome any information about Rob’s whereabouts since he left college.