Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Jesica Ejesleme
Jesica Ejesleme

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Garland Rowlett HS

Last College:
University of Oklahoma

I/O Eligibility:
JR/JR

AT ILLINOIS

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Earned Second-team All-America honors after placing 10th at the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles ... Qualified for the national meet in the 400m hurdles after placing 10th at the NCAA West Preliminary Round ... Scored points at the Big Ten Championships in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles ... Placed third in the 100m hurdles and runner-up in the 400m hurdles, setting a career-best time of 57.30 which ranks ninth best in school history at the conference meet ... Also competed in the 4x100m relay team which finished second at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Big Ten point scorer in the 60m hurdles, finishing fifth at the Big Ten Championships and setting a career-best time of 8.28 ... Recorded six top-five finishes, including runner-up in the 60m at the Illini Classic and Mark Colligan Memorial Invite ... Set personal bests in the 60m (7.78) at the Illini Open and 200m (24.17) at the Big Ten Championships.

High School: Claimed second in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2010 Texas 5A State Championships with a time of 13.85 and third in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 42.65 ... Finished second in both the 100-meter hurdles (13.94) and the 300-meter hurdles (42.23) at the 2010 Texas 5A Region II Championships ... Won both the 100 hurdles (13.96) and the 300 hurdles (43.77) at the 2010 District 10-5A Meet ... Named First Team HSGame Time's 2010 All-Area Track and Field.

Personal: Daughter of Sunday and Bridget Ejesieme ... Born May 20, 1992 ... Majoring in integrative biology.

Ejesieme's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100 H: 13.29 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
400 H: 57.30 - Big Ten Championships (5/13/12)

Indoor
60m: 7.78 - Illini Open (1/14/12)
60m H: 8.28 - Big Ten Championships (2/25/12)
200m: 24.17 - Big Ten Championships (2/24/12)

updated July 2012

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