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JESSICA NEWTON
  • Distance
  • Ind: Senior, Out: NA
  • Jacksonville, Fla. (Bishop Kenny HS)
  • BD: 4/25/81 (Jacksonville, FL)

CAREER VICTORIES: 1
PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

1000m: 3:01.03 - 2000 Penn State Qualifier, State College, Pa.
Mile: 5:10.55- 2000 Fast Times Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS
800m: 2:17.94 - 2000 Georgia Tech- Reebok Invitational, Atlanta, Ga.
1500m: 4:41.00 - 2000 SEC Championships, Baton Rouge, La.
3000m: 10:29.26 - 200 SEC Tri-Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m Steeplechase: 11:06.37 - 2003 SEC Championships, Knoxville, Tenn.
5000m: 18:01.55 - 2003 Florida Women's Track and Field Classic, Gainesville, Fla.

HONORS: (Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 2003 SEC Academic Honor Roll ; 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll; 2001 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2003 AS A SENIOR: Bests of 11:07.20 (3,000m), 11:0.37 (3,000m steeplechase), 18:01.55 (5,000m)...Competed in four meets (all outdoor)...Scored in the 3,000m steeplechase with an eighth place finish (11:06.37) and also competed in the 5,000m at the SEC Outdoor Championships...Finished third in the 5,000m at the Florida Women's Track and Field Classic in a career-best time of 18:01.55...Placed 12th at Penn Relays in the 3,000m (11:13.62)...Finished sixth in the 3,000m (11:07.20) at the Sun Angel Classic

2002 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in seven meets (all outdoors)... Finished ninth with a personal best of 11:15.39 in the steeplechase at the SEC Championships... 10th in the 1500m at he Auburn Bank Invitational...Finished 40th in the 1500m at the Sea Ray Relays...Third in the steeplechase and ninth in the 3000m at the Gatorade Classic...Finished 25th in the 1500m at the Florida Relays...Fifth in the 5000m at the FSU Relays.

2001 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 2:21.02 (800m), 4:45.70 (1,500m), 5:16.34 (Mile) and 11:17.83 (3,000m steeplechase)... Competed in eight meets (two indoors, six outdoors)... Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll distinction... Eighth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the SEC Championships, 11:17.82... Second in the 800m at the Florida Field Event Classic (2:21.02)... 12th with a seasonal best in the Gator Twi-Light 1,500m, 4:45.70... Fifth at the SEC Triangular 1,500m... Finished 21st in the mile at the Gator Invitational... 24th in the mile (5:30.34) at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2000 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 2:17.94 (800m), 3:01.03 (1000m), 4:41.80 (1500m), 5:10.55 (Mile), 10:29.26 (3000m) and 18:23.10 (5000m)... Competed in 13 meets (Six Indoors, Seven Outdoors)... 13th in the USATF Junior National Championships 1500m, 4:46.49... 21st in the SEC Outdoor Championships 5000m, 18:38.59; 11th in the prelims of the 1500m, 4:41.80... Ninth in the Florida Relays collegiate 1500m, 4:46.73. 2000 Wins (1): (o) SEC Quad (4/1) 5000m: 18:23.10.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Five time all-state award winner... Cross country all-state honoree in 1998 and 1999... Team won two consecutive cross country championships in 1998 and 1999

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