Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Jesica Ejesieme
Jesica Ejesieme

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Garland Rowlett HS

Last College:
University of Oklahoma

Birthdate:
05/20/1992

I/O Eligibility:
SR/SR

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

04/17/2013

#18 Illinois Athletes Head to Three Meets This Weekend

Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC

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.

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: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles and earned second-team All-America honors after placing 15th ... Clocked the 10th-fastest 400m hurdles time in school history (57.21) at the NCAA West Prelims ... Also qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 100m hurdles ... Placed fifth in the 100m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Placed sixth in the 400m hurdles to add points ... Placed fourth in both the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles at the prestigious Drake Relays ... Won the 100m hurdles at the ASU Invitational, Illinois Twilight and Billy Hayes Invitational ... USTFCCCA second-team All-American ... Academic All-Big Ten ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Placed fourth in the 60m hurdles with a season-best time of 8.30 at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships ... Competed in two events at the Illini Classic, placing second in the 60m hurdles and fourth in the 400m.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 100m H and 400m H ... Scored points in two events at the Big Ten Championships, finishing third in the 400m hurdles and eighth in the 100m hurdles ... Set a season best 400m hurdles time at the Drake Relays (58.49) ... Recorded a season best 100m hurdles time at the Texas State Elite Meet (13.58) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles and 200m at the Big Ten Championships, finishing third in the 60m hurdles and setting the ninth fastest time in school history in the prelims (8.25) ... Set a season best 60m time of 7.81 in the prelims of the Illini Classic ... Was part of the winning 4x400m relay team at the SPIRE Invitational ... Won the 60m H title at the Illini Classic.

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 Bridget and Sunday Ejesieme ... Born May 20, 1992 ... Majoring in Integrative Biology.

Ejesieme's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100 H: 13.29 - Arizona State Invitational (3/29/14)

400 H: 57.21 - NCAA West Prelims (5/30/14)

Indoor
60m: 7.78 - Illini Open (1/14/12)
60m H: 8.25 - Big Ten Championships (2/22/13)
200m: 24.17 - Big Ten Championships (2/24/12) 400m: 56.68 - Meyo Invitational (2/8/14)

updated July 2014

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