Kansas Jayhawks

Asher J Molina

Position Distance
Height 6'0"
Class Freshman
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Shawnee Mission North

Initially aspired to be a basketball player, but was turned into a full-timer runner by Shawnee Mission North’s head cross country and track & field coach, Aaron Davidson … Won a total of eight letters between cross country and track & field for the Indians … Academically, compiled a 4.7 GPA while in high school … Scored a 33 on his ACT … A two-time cross country Academic All-State team member … Also an AP Scholar.

Team Conference, District or State Championships Won:
2015 cross country – Sunflower League Champions
2015 and 2017 cross country – Regional Champions
2015 track & field – State Champions
2017 track & field – Regional runner-up

Track & Field PRs:

800 meters – 1:59
1,600 meters – 4:21
3,200 meters – 9:23

Athletic Honors & Awards Won:
2018 track & field – 1,600 meter League, Regional and State Champion
2018-19 track & field – 3,200 meters State runner-up
2018 cross country – League, Regional and State Champion
2018 cross country – All-State First Team

Son of Marc and Jill Molina … Has two older siblings, Abby and Andrew … Relatives Grace Schloegel, Will Schoegel and Mia Schloegel all attended the University of Kansas as well … Uncle, Dave Schloegel, played collegiate basketball for Benedictine … Micah Schloegel, his aunt, was a Wichita State volleyball team member … Plans to major in mechanical engineering … Post-school ambitions include continuing to run with a community team, attend graduate school to get a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering and research alternative energy solutions.