Updated Aug. 31, 2010
2009-10: NCAA Regionals qualifier and all-Missouri Valley Conference performer in the 3000m steeplechase...Won the mile race at the McDonald's Invitational, finishing with a time of 4:16.47...Nearly broke the sub-nine minute mark at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:00.84, which broke his previous personal best...Steeplechase time ranks eighth all-time in Saluki record books.
2008-09: All-MVC performer at the cross country championship finishing eighth...Won the 3000m steeplechase at the 2009 MVC Outdoor Championship running 9:03.92 placing him 10th on the SIU All-Time list...Finished 18th at the NCAA Midwest outdoor Regional...Ran his personal best in 3000m 8:35.40 at the MVC Indoor Championships placing seventh...Placed eighth in the indoor 5,000m run at the MVC Championship...Ran 30:28.64 for 10,000m at the Sea Ray Relays.
2007-08:MVC Scholar-Athlete in cross country and track...Placed third at the MVC Championship in the 3k Steeplechase with a personal best time 9:14.20...Best indoor finish was second in the mile at the McDonald's Invitational...Ran career-best 4:21.81 in the indoor mile at the SASF Invitational.
2006-07:Finished first in the 3000m steeplechase at the Vanderbilt Invitational...Participated in all seven of SIU's cross country meets in 2006...Finished in the Top 20 in four meets, including 19th at the MVC Championships.
High School:Four-time all-Ohio honoree at Holgate High School...Placed second in the state 3200m...Finished among the top six at the state cross country meet all four years...Ran personal bests of 9:28 in the 3200m and 4:24 in the 1600m...Was Valedictorian of his class and received the prestigious Chancellor's scholarship.
Personal:Full name is Jason Douglas Ordway...Majors in physiology...Born Oct. 28, 1987...Son of Doug and Teri Ordway...His sister, Jessica, ran cross country at SIU.