Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Kandie Bloch-Jones
Kandie Bloch-Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Argenta-Oreana, Ill.

High School:
Argenta-Oreana HS

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
04/21/1995

I/O Eligibility:
SO/SO

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round and placed 19th ... Finished runner-up at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the Illinois Twilight with the eighth-best mark in school history (1.77m) ... Placed third at the Billy Hayes Invitational.

Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the high jump and earned second-team All-America honors with a 14th-place finished ... Big Ten Champion in the high jump ... Placed in the top-three at every meet during the regular season ... Placed first at the Illini Open and Orange & Blue Open ... Set the fourth-best high jump mark in school history (1.82m) to place second at the Tyson Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-time state-placer in the high jump ... 2012 Class 1A high jump state champion ... Placed second at state in 2013, fourth in 2011, and third in 2010 ... Placed fifth in the triple jump at 2013 state championships ... School record holder in high jump ... 2013 News Gazette Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Katie Bloch ... Born April 21, 1995 ... Has one brother, Trevor ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends and family, shopping, and playing games ... Majoring in early childhood education.

Bloch-Jones' Personal Bests
Outdoor
High Jump: 5-9 ¾ (1.77m) - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
High Jump: 5-11 ½ (1.82m) - Tyson Invitational (2/15/14)

Updated July 2014

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