Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Jennifer DeBellis
Jennifer DeBellis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Vancouver, Wash.

High School:
Columbia River HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
09/12/1994

I/0 Eligibility:
JR/JR

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

04/20/2013

Six Illini Finish in Top-Five at LSU

Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday

04/06/2013

Ashley Spencer Wins Two Events at ASU

Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events

04/03/2013

#16 Illini Face Loaded Field at Sun Angel Track Classic

Illini will bring full squad to meet in Tempe, Ariz.

03/23/2013

Illini Rack up Three Titles in Outdoor Season Opener

Spencer, Akinosun and Richartz place first

05/13/2013

2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Photos from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships.

01/15/2013

Illini Open

Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed 16th at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a season-best mark of 3.85m to place second at the ASU Invitational ... Placed fourth at the Illinois Twilight ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships and placed 11th with the second-best mark in school history (3.95m) ... Recorded four top-five finishes in the pole vault during the regular season ... Placed first at the Orange & Blue Open.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Prelim Championships after setting a lifetime best mark of 12-10 1/4 (3.92m) at the Big Ten Championships ... The mark at the conference meet was the third best in school history and scored points for the Illini to earn sixth place ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Part of the Big Ten squad, setting an indoor season best of 3.70m ... PR mark ranks eighth best in school history ... Won the Illini Open.

High School
Two time state pole vault champion ... Earned first team All-league four times throughout career ... Earned eight varsity letters, four in track and field and four in gymnastics.

Personal
Full name is Jennifer Lynn DeBellis ... Born Spet. 12, 1994 ... Parents are David and Kathy DeBellis ... Her hobbies include playing guitar/piano/cello, working with photo shop- graphic design ... Favorite athlete is Jenn Suhr ... Majoring in engineering.

DeBellis' Personal Best
Outdoor
Pole Vault: 12-10 1/4 (3.92m) - Big Ten Championships (5/11/13)

Indoor
Pole Vault: 12-11 ½ (3.95m) - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)

updated July 2014

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