Track & Field

Jessica Ehlen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Burlington, Wis.

High School:
Burlington

Event:
Throws

Experience:
SR

Jessica Ehlen

2008-09: Finished fifth in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship... At the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships finished fifth in the discus and sixth in the hammer... Competed in the 2009 NCAA Regional meet in both discus and hammer... Finished 10th in the hammer throw.

2007-08: Did not compete in the indoor season...Set BIG EAST Outdoor Championship qualifying distances in both the hammer throw and discus in each of her first four meets...Finished third in the hammer throw at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a distance of 173-10...At the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational, earned two second place finishes with a hammer throw of 163-10 and a discus throw of 140-5...Threw for second place in the hammer throw with a distance of 172-4 at the Marquette Twilight Meet...Recorded a new personal-best, and set the fifth best distance in outdoor discus at Marquette with a throw of 150-4, good for a fifth place finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships...At the University of Wisconsin Twilight Meet, finished second in the hammer throw (174-1) and fourth in the discus (143-4)...Finished first in both events competed at the DePaul Relays, with a 171-11 distance in the hammer throw and a 145-1 discus throw distance...Won the Augustana Twilight meet with a 169-11 hammer throw.

2006-07: Finished second with a indoor season-best distance of 43-1.75 in the shot put at the Dick Pond Invitational...finished 19th at the Big East Championships... Finished third with a personal-best distance of 57-11.25 in the weight throw at the Big East Championships...did not compete in the outdoor season.

2005-06: Finished fifth in the weight throw with an indoor personal-best toss of 55-11 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... Registered an indoor season-best shot put mark of 43-5 at Pepsi Challenge and threw 41-4.5 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... Captured a second-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational (52-1/75) ... Threw 135-0 in first collegiate indoor discus toss at the Akron Open ... Placed fifth in the hammer throw with an outdoor personal-best distance of 175-9 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship ... Also registered an outdoor personal-best toss of 145-9 in the discus at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship ... Tallied an outdoor personal-best shot put toss of 42-2 and finished in second place with a discus throw of 174-6 at the Iowa Musco Twilight ... Recorded eight top-five finishes.

2004-05: Competed in both the indoor and outdoor C-USA championships ... Captured first place in the shot put at the Carthage Invite with a distance of 44-01.50 ... Also notched second place twice at the Pepsi Challenge and the Panther Tune-Up in Shot Put ... Obtained five finishes in the top six in weight throw ... Captured second at the Carthage Invite with a distance of 48-00.50 ... Competed in Discus, Hammer Throw and Shot Put in the outdoor season ... Captured three first place titles in Discus throw, a season best at Redbird Invitational with 140-08.00 ... Recorded a second place finish at the USA Jaguar Premier in Hammer Throw ... Finished the season at the Conference Championships 41-03.00 Shot Put.

High School: State champion in the Discus as a senior with a school record throw of 137-9 ... Also the school record holder in the shot put with a personal best of 42-7.25 ...Finished third in state in the Discus as a junior ... All-Conference in Shot Put and Discus as a junior and senior ... Coached as a Demon by Rick Koceja ... Also lettered in volleyball and basketball.

Personal: Youngest of Lawrence and Michelle's four children ... Has two sisters, Tricia and Kasey and brother Lawrence ... Tricia competed at Wis.-La Crosse in Track and Field and Cross Country and Kasey competed in Track and Field at Tri-State University ... Born on June 20, 1986.

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