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Ta’ Frias

Head Track & Field Coach Coaching Specialty: Field events • First year at JMU • 10th year in coaching profession • USA Track and Field Level II certified in the sprints and jumps • Former assistant coach at Stephen F. Austin State University and University of Richmond Athletes she coached at Stephen F. Austin accomplished the following: • 13 Southland Conference individual champions • 77 All-Southland Conference individual honors • 25 school records • Four NCAA all-region honors • Four NCAA qualifiers • One USA Olympic Trials qualifier • One Team USA participant in the 2006 Under-23 NACAC Games • Stephen F. Austin won four Southland Conference Championships (women outdoor 2002, 03, 05; men indoor 2005 As an athlete • At North Carolina, three-time All Atlantic Coast Conference in heptathlon and member of eight ACC champion teams • Inducted into Collegiate High School Athletic Hall of Fame in Richmond, Va. (2008)

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Dave Rinker Head Cross Country Coach Assistant Track & Field Coach Coaching Specialty: Distance, middle distance • 11th year at JMU • 26th collegiate coaching season • Coach, U.S. Senior Men, IAAF World Cross Country Championships (2003) • Coach, U.S. Men’s Junior World Cross Country Team (1998) • Four CAA team championships (women 1999-02; men 1999) • ECAC (2001) and IC4A (2003) team championships • ECAC (2001) and IC4A (2006) individual champions • Seven CAA individual champions • Seven CAA Runners of the Year • Seven NCAA national cross country qualifiers • 13 NCAA national track and field qualifiers • Three NCAA cross country AllAmericas • Two NCAA cross country AllAmericas • 119 NJCAA Cross Country/ Track & Field All-Americas Coach of the Year • CAA (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004) • NJCAA national men’s (1987, 1990) • NJCAA national men’s outdoor track and field (1999)

Bill Walton Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Coaching Specialty: Sprints, hurdles, horizontal jumps • 26th year at JMU • Mid-Atlantic Region outdoor track and field Coach of the Year (1990) • CAA cross country Coach of the Year (1987, 92) • 31 NCAA All-Americas • 42 ECAC/IC4A champions • 56 NCAA qualifiers • IC4A president (1998-99)

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Athletes Erin Harrison Sr., B urke, Va. Event: Pole vault Accounting major A JMU personal best is 11’5 1/4” in pole vault • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award three times • Patriot District pole vault runner-up indoors and third place outdoors at Lake Braddock S.S. “The best thing about JMU is the students because everyone is so nice and it makes it a great campus.”

Jessica Wade Sr., C hesapeake, Va. Events: Wt. throw, hammer, shot Quantitative finance major JMU personal bests include school record 48’11 3/4” in the shot put, 51’5 3/4” in the weight throw • CAA shot put runner-up 2007 and 2008 • Three-time ECAC shot put qualifier • 22nd in shot put at 2007 NCAA East Region Championships

Lynne Colombo Sr., Malborough, Conn. Events: 800, Distance Kinesiology (physical therapy) major with a minor in biology JMU personal bests include 3:03.53 in 1,000m, 4:39.43 in 1,500m, 10:09.20 in 3,000m, 17:54.41 in 5,000m, 23:42 in 6K cross country • All-East in distance medley relay after a sixth-place finish at 2008 ECAC Championships • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award four times • Twice state runner-up 3,200m relay at RHAM H.S. “The best view on campus is from the track. It encompasses the beautiful scenery along with all the different unique characteristics that make up JMU and ‘the Burg.’”

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• State shot put runner-up indoors and outdoors at Deep Creek H.S. “Being a college athlete has meant this to me: live, laugh, love every moment of your life.”


Tina Forgach Sr., Long Branch, N.J. Events: Distance • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award • Alumna of Red Bank Catholic H.S. “My favorite place on campus is D-Hall because it’s all you can eat and we always meet there as a team to eat.”

Ashley Leberfinger Sr., Danville, Pa. Events: Distance Biology (pre-medicine) major A JMU personal best is 12:36.29 in 3,000m steeplechase

Holly Fredericksen Sr., Yorktown, Va. Events: Distance English major with minors in secondary education and coaching

• CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award six times • Ran on four District IV champion cross country teams at Danville Area H.S. “My dream job is a plastic surgeon.”

JMU personal bests include 10:37.63 in 3,000m, 17:54.22 in 5,000m, 36:49.33 in 10,000m, 22:27 in 6K cross country • 12th in 10,000 at 2009 ECAC Championships • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award six times • State meet qualifier in cross country and 3,200m as a senior at Tabb H.S. • Three-time all-state in cross country and placed fourth in state 3,200m three times at Ocean Springs (Miss.) H.S. “I chose may major because I am a bookworm -- I love to read! English class was always my favorite, and I’m sure I will enjoy teaching it as well

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Athletes Brittany Lussier Sr., S tafford, Va. Events: Distance International affairs major JMU personal bests include 4:47.15 in 1,500m, 19:16 in 5K cross country, 23:27 in 6K cross country • Northwest Region outdoor 1,600m champion and indoor 3,200m relay champion at North Stafford H.S. “The accomplishment of which I am proudest is getting a scholarship to run at the collegiate level.”

Lana McGowan Sr., H ampton, Va. Events: 400, 800 Personal bests include 57.6 in 400m and 2:17 in 800m

Amber Lussier Sr., S tafford, Va. Events: Distance Psychology major Personal bests include 5:08.40 in 1,500m, 10:49.58 in 3,000m, 11:08.70 in 3,200m, 18:34.93 in 5,000m, 39:03.26 in 10,000m, 23:06.2 in 6K cross country • All-state in indoor 1,600m and outdoor 3,200m and Northwest Region indoor 3,200m relay champion at North Stafford H.S. “I chose to come to JMU because of the running program and how much I loved the campus along with its good reputation.”

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• All-East in distance medley relay after a sixth-place finish at 2008 ECAC Championships • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two times • Two-time state champion indoor 1,600m relay champion and third in state outdoor 800m at Kecoughtan H.S. “My favorite thing about track and field is it is my outlet. When things get hard in school and personally, I know I can use track practice as not only of my way of staying in shape and using my talent, but also as my time to just forget about everything else that is going on and just focus on running.”


Jessica O’Brien Sr., Joppa, Md. Event: High jump Interdisciplinary liberal studies major with a minor in Spanish A JMU personal best is school-record 5’8 3/4” in the high jump • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award three times • All-East in high jump after a fifth-place finish at 2007 ECAC Championships • AAU state champion and two-time IAAM champion at John Carroll H.S. “My favorite track and field memory is competing in ECAC’s freshman year.”

Alison Parris Sr., Saint Leonard, Md. Events: Distance

Kate Otstot Sr., R ichmond, Va. Events: Distance Health sciences (physical therapy) major with a minor in theatre A JMU personal best 12:59.58 in 3,000m steeplechase • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award • Four-time All-Colonial District in cross country and seven-time (four indoor, three outdoor) all-region in 3,200m relay at Godwin H.S. “My favorite place on campus is Taylor Down Under because of the peaceful atmosphere. It’s a great place to hang out.”

Interpersonal communications major with a minor in human resource development and coaching JMU personal bests include 2:10.58 in 800m, 2:53.71 in 1,000m, 4:34.62 in 1,500m, 4:54.91 in mile, 18:14 in 5K cross country, 21:16 in 6K cross country • All-region and All-CAA in cross country 2008 • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two times • All-East in distance medley relay after a sixth-place finish at 2008 ECAC Championships • State 2A runner-up and East Region 2A champion in cross country at Patuxent H.S. “My favorite JMU track memory from last season is running relays with the underclassmen and watching them take delight in setting new personal records for themselves.”

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Athletes Jessica Propst Sr., H arrisonburg, Va. Events: Distance Kinesiology (exercise science) major with a minor in coaching Personal bests include 3:09.64 in 1,000m, 4:40.32 in 1,500m, 5:01.25 in mile, 9:57.86 in 3,000m, 17:23.41 in 5,000m, 18:10 in 5K cross country, 21:37 in 6K cross country • All-East in distance medley relay after a sixthplace finish at 2008 ECAC Championships • All-CAA in cross country after a third-place finish at 2007 CAA Championships • Valley District cross country runner-up and allstate in 3,200m relay at Harrisonburg H.S. “JMU cross country/track has been the force that has propelled me to believe in my ability to do anything I really set my mind to.”

Mariah Hagadone Kelly Jemison Jr., Alexandria, Va. Events: Distance Economics and international affairs major JMU personal bests include 2:21.17 in 800m, 3:00.42 in 1,000m, 4:50.18 in 1,500m, 11:22.88 in 3,000m steeplechase, 22:45 in 6K cross country • ECAC qualifier in 3,200m relay indoors and outdoors in 2008 and 2009 • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award four times • District 1,600m and 3,200m relay champion and sixth in state in 1,600m at West Potomac H.S. “My favorite JMU track memory from last season is when our 4x8 ran super-awesome at indoor ECACs and qualified for the outdoor ECAC Championships.”

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Jr., Mount Solon, Va. Events: Distance Biology major JMU personal bests include 4:58.91 in 1,500m and 19:18 in 5K cross country • State cross country champion and threetime 800m and four-time 1,600m region champion at Buffalo Gap H.S. “The best reason someone should come to JMU to participate in track and field/cross country is because the athletes and coaches are great.”


Carole Spoth Jr., Middletown, N.J. Events: Distance Health sciences major

Jasmine Craighead

JMU personal bests include 1:19.69 in 500m, 1:39.42 in 600m, 2:17.64 in 800m, 3:12.03 in 1,000m

A JMU personal best is 5’3” in high jump

• ECAC qualifier in four relays (two indoors, two outdoors) in 2008 and in two relays in 2009

“The teammate I admire the most is Jessica Wade because from the first day she was ready to help me and give me encouraging words.’”

So., M anakin-Sabot, Va. Events: High jump • School-record 5’6” in high jump at district champion Goochland H.S.

• CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two times • All-Monmouth County in 400m at Middletown South (N.J.) H.S. “I chose my major because a career in the health-care field will be fulfilling, knowing I can make even the smallest difference in the life of a child or adult who has delayed or lost motor skills necessary for independent living.”

Virginia Ginn So., R ichmond, Va. Events: Heptathlon Psychology major JMU personal bests include 5’1” in high jump, 14’5 1/4” in long jump, 30.53 in 200m • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award • Four-time (two indoor, two outdoor) state high jump champion at St. Catherine’s H.S. “On road trips with the team I always bring the book ‘Mind Gym.’t It’s a sports psychology book that always gets me focused on my personal goals for track.”

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Athletes Kelnesha Hinnant So., Virginia B each, Va. Events: 200, 400 Personal bests include 25.30 in 200m, 56.40 in 400m, 1:15.08 in 500m • 11th in 1,600m relay at 2009 ECAC Championships • Alumna of Landstown H.S.

Brenna Johnston So., C ovesville, Va. Events: 100, 200, long jump Kinesiology (exercise science) major Personal bests include 13.27 in 100m, 15’5 1/2” in long jump “The best view on campus is from the Potomac Hall fifth-floor lounge. You can see the entire campus, and it’s the perfect place to be when you want to see the sunset. It’s amazing.”

Heather Lambert So., S tafford, Va. Events: Distance Biology major A JMU personal best is 2:18.17 in 800m • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two times • School records in 800m, 1,000m and 1,600m at Mountain View H.S. “The JMU cross country and track and field team is motivated and supportive of each other.”

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Christine Scherrer So., San Antonio, Texas Events: Pole vault Media arts and design major A JMU personal best is 10’4” in pole vault • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award • District pole vault champion at Alamo Heights H.S. ”My favorite track memory is when I finally cleared 11 feet at our home high school track meet.”

Aubrie McAlpine So., Douglasville, Pa. Events: 100, 200, 400 Justice studies major Personal bests include 7.81 in 60m, 12.24 in 100m, 25.11 in 200m

Jaclyn Smith

• JMU record in 800m relay (1:38.72) in 2009

So., Arlington, Va. Events: 100, long jump, triple jump Social work major

• School records in 100m, 200m and 400m relay at Daniel Boone H.S.

Personal bests include 25.86 in 200m, 56.62 in 400m, 39’1 1/4” in triple jump

“My dream job is to be a lawyer in a big city.”

• 14th in 1,600m relay team at 2009 ECAC Championships

• ECAC qualifier in 400m relay in 2009

• National District champion in high jump, triple jump, 400m, 500m and 1,600m relay at Yorktown H.S. • Northern Region champion in triple jump “The teammates I admire the most are all the upperclassmen because they are hilarious and so much fun.”

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Athletes Daisy Van Ness So., Doylestown, Pa. Events: 400, 400 hurdles, 800 Interdisciplinary liberal studies major Personal bests include 26.84 in 200m, 1:00.32 in 400m • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award • State 3,200m relay champion at Central Bucks East H.S.

Christine Toepfer

”I chose to come to JMU because I love the atmosphere on campus.”

So., Newton, Pa. Events: Distance Health sciences (public health) major • State 3,200m relay runner-up at Council Rock H.S. “My favorite JMU track and cross country memory from last season is going to the meets and experiencing college competition for the first time.”

Brittany Wilhelm So., S tafford, Va. Events: Distance Mathematics (secondary education) major with a minor in coaching JMU personal bests include 1:38.42 in 600m, 2:22.54 in 800m, 3:09.43 in 1,000m • 17th in 3,200m relay indoors and 18th outdoors at 2009 ECAC Championships • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two times • Three-time Northwest Region 3,200m relay champion at Brooke Point H.S. “The teammate I admire the most is Carole Spoth because she took me under her wing last year and taught me all that I need to know about being on the JMU cross country/track team. She also always tries her hardest no matter the circumstances.”

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Jessica Zozos So., Glenshaw, Pa. Events: Distance Kinesiology and pre-physician assistant major with a minor in biology JMU personal bests include 10:40.81 in 3,000m, 17:41.18 in 5,000m, 38:25.75 in 10,000m, 22:35 in 6K cross country • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award two times • School record in 3,000m and two cross country course records at Shaler Area H.S. “On road trips with the team I always bring the newest Runner’s World magazine. It gets me in the zone.”

Megan Barnes Fr., S terling, Va. Events: Distance • Alumna of Park View H.S.

Mary Cerasa Fr., Shrewsbury, N.J. Events: Distance • All-Monmouth County on state sectional runner-up cross country team at Red Bank Regional H.S. • Fifth-best time in history of Red Bank Regional’s Holmdel Park course “I came to JMU because I love the atmosphere and all of the people here are so friendly.”

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Athletes Marlena Daly Fr., Osaka, Japan Events: Long jump, triple jump, high jump Biology major • Region runner-up in high jump on Deep Run H.S.’s state runner-up team • Sixth in sprint medley relay at Indoor Nationals “The accomplishment of which I am proudest is making it to states in all three jumps by mark and not by place.”

Mikaela Davis Fr., Elkt on, Va. Events: Distance

Jacki Ferrance Fr., M echanicsville, Va. Events: Distance Psychology and pre-medicine major • Capital District champion in 3,200m relay at Lee-Davis H.S. • Member of eight district champion teams (one cross country, three indoor, four outdoor)

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• Massanutten District indoor 1,600m and indoor pole vault champion at Spotswood H.S. • Member of four outdoor district champion teams and an outdoor region champion team at Spotswood • School record in indoor mile and indoor pole vault “My favorite thing about track and field is that everyone cheers for you, regardless of what team you are on.”


Katie Gorman Fr., Lafayette Hill, Pa. Events: Distance Media arts and design major • Two-time Suburban One League cross country, 1,600m, 3,200m and 3,200m relay champion at Plymouth-Whitemarsh H.S. • Norristown Times-Herald cross country Runner of the Year as a junior and senior “My favorite track and field/cross country memory is getting my coach to speak in a fake Southern accent at outdoor states.”

Kelly Jones Katie Harman Fr., Clarksville, Md. Events: Distance Health sciences (occupational therapy) major • State cross country champion at two-time state team champion River Hills H.S. • State outdoor 1,600m and 3,200m champion and two-time state indoor 3,200m champion

Fr., R eston, Va. Events: Distance Nursing major • Concorde District 3,200m relay champion at Oakton H.S. • Member of Oakton’s 2007 district champion and state runner-up cross country team “My favorite cross country memory is when both the Oakton girls’ and guys’ cross country teams won districts in 2007. It was awesome to achieve that success together and truly celebrate as a team.”

• Baltimore Sun All-Metro outdoor track Performer of the Year as senior “Something about me that would surprise people is I have a twin sister.”

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Athletes

Danyelle Kent-Robinson Fr., Honolulu, Hawaii Events: High jump, 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles Sociology major • Two-time state high jump champion at state champion Brentsville (Va.) H.S. • Also won state championships in 55m hurdles and 100m hurdles

Jaime Lott Fr., F redericksburg, Va. Events: 200, 400, long jump • District champion in 200m (twice), long jump and 500m at state champion Courtland H.S. • Member of four state champion 1,600m relay teams at Courtland “My parents are an inspiration to me because they encourage me to do my best and my mother comes to every meet even if it’s just a dual.”

“The accomplishment of which I am proudest is breaking the indoor AA state hurdles record.”

JaQuonna Lott Fr., F redericksburg, Va. Events: 200, 400, 800 Sociology major • District champion in 55m (twice) and triple jump at state champion Courtland H.S. • Member of 1,600m relay team that broke the state record “I chose to come to JMU because I loved the campus and the ladies I met on the track team.”

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Maria McDonald Fr., Harrisburg, Pa. Events: 100, 200, 400 Nursing major • Fourth in state and PIAA and Mid-Penn 400m relay champion at Central Dauphin East H.S. • Ran in 400m relay at Nike Outdoor Nationals “The accomplishment of which I am proudest is becoming track and field Athlete of the Meet in the Keystone State Games.”

Marissa McDonald Fr., Harrisburg, Pa. Events: 100, 200, long jump, triple jump Engineering major • Third in state in long jump at Central Dauphin East H.S. • School-record 18’ 8 1/2” in long jump and 37’10” in triple jump

Jennifer Monk Fr., Bloomington, Ill. Events: 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles Mathematics major • State runner-up in 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles at state champion Central Catholic H.S. (2009) and at Jesuit H.S. (2008) in Oregon • School 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles records at both Central Catholic and Jesuit “My favorite track memory is winning the state championship my senior year. The state title was decided by my 4x400m relay team’s finish in the final race of the meet.”

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Athletes Christianna Moss Fr., M ontpelier, Va. Events: Discus, wt. throw, hammer Biology major • State discus champion at Central Region runnerup Patrick Henry H.S. • School records of 140’9” in discus, 37’8” in outdoor shot put and 35’8” in indoor shot put “A person who is an inspiration to me is my dad, because he’s always trying to help anyone he can, and he’s the most selfless person I know.”

Stacey Nobles Fr., Virginia B each, Va. Events: Distance • State cross country champion as a senior at four-time Beach District champion Ocean Lakes H.S.

Gabrielle Poore Fr., Wyomissing, Pa. Events: 100, 200, 400 International business major • Berks County champion in 100m, 200m, 400m relay and 1,600m relay at Wilson H.S. • Reading Eagle and Berks County Coaches Association track and field Athlete of the Year as a senior “A quote that inspires/motivates me is ‘To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.’ -- Steve Prefontaine.”

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2009 JMU Women’s Soccer

Anne Reiner Fr., Virginia B each, Va. Events: Distance • State indoor 3,200m relay champion at four-time Beach District cross country champion Ocean Lakes H.S. • Eastern Region indoor 1,000m, outdoor 1,600m, and indoor 3,200m relay champion

Michelle Savarese Fr., Middletown, N.J. Events: Distance • School records in 2,000m steeplechase, 3,200m relay and 6,400m relay at Red Bank Catholic H.S. • Her cross country team was two-time state-runner-up and two-time Monmouth County champion “I came to JMU because I loved how friendly and school-spirited everyone seemed to be.”

Whitney Staton Fr., F redericksburg, Va. Events: Long jump, triple jump, 100, 200, 400 Exercise science major • Battlefield District triple jump and long jump champion at district champion Chancellor H.S. • School records of 18’2” in long jump and 37’3” in triple jump, along with school records in 200m, 300m and 1,600m relay “The accomplishment of which I am proudest is finally after all four years of high school I was named an all-area athlete.”

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History Olympians Juli Henner ‘92 Post-JMU • First JMU U.S. Olympian, 1,500m, Atlanta 1996 • U.S. Olympic Trials 1,500m runner-up 1996 • JMU Athletics Hall of Fame 2002

JMU • First female athlete to earn Division I All-America honors in track • NCAA Outdoor Championships 1992 (10th in 1,500m) • All-East, 1,500m 1991, 1992; indoor mile 1991, 1992; cross country 1992 • CAA champion, 800m 1991; 1,500m 1991, 1992 • ECAC champion, 1,500m 1992 • CAA Track & Field Championships Athlete of the Meet 1991 • All-CAA cross country 1990, 1991, 1992

Tiombé Hurd ‘95 Triple Jump Post-JMU • Athens Olympics 2004 • American record-holder (47’5”) 2004-present • IAAF World Indoor Championships bronze medal 2001 • U.S. Olympic Trials champion 2004, bronze medal 2000 • U.S. Outdoor Championships gold medal 2001, silver medal 1999 • U.S. Indoor gold medal 2000, 2001 • JMU Athletics Hall of Fame 2005

JMU • Only JMU athlete to be named an All-America five times • NCAA Outdoor Championships, 1993, 1994, 1995 • NCAA Indoor Championships, 1993, 1995 • CAA champion four times • School record 44’4 1/4” outdoors and 42’9” indoors

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History All-Americas LeAnn Buntrock ‘83 All-America cross country 1981 • First JMU female cross country runner to earn AllAmerica honors • AIAW National Cross Country Championships, 24th 1981 • All-AIAW Region II cross country 1981 (ninth place)

Samantha Bates ‘98 All-America mile 1997; distance medley relay 1997 • NCAA Indoor National Championships 1997 (8th in mile & distance medley relay) • NCAA Outdoor National Championships 1997 (1,500m) • CAA champion, 800m and 1,500m 1997 • Current school records in indoor mile and outdoor 1,500m & two relays

Mollie DeFrancesco ‘03 All-America cross country 2002; 3,000m steeplechase 2002; 5,000m 2002 • Third-ranked American in 3,000m steeplechase 2002

Sara Carpenter ‘99 All-America distance medley relay 1997 • NCAA Indoor National Championships 1997 (8th in distance medley relay) • All-East, indoor 800m and distance medley relay 1998 • All-East, indoor and outdoor 3,200-meter relay 1996 • School record in indoor sprint medley relay

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• Only JMU athlete to earn three AllAmerica honors in the same calendar year • NCAA National Championships 2002 (4th in steeplechase, 6th in indoor 5,000m, 30th in cross country) • Mondo/U.S. Track Coaches Association Southeast Region Athlete of the Year 2002 • CAA cross country Runner of the Year 2001, 2002, track and field Athlete of the Year 2002 • Current school records in steeplechase, outdoor 3,000m, indoor and outdoor 5,000m • CAA Silver Anniversary Team

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History All-Americas Suzi Shreckhise Slater ‘83 All-America 400m hurdles 1981, 1982 • U.S. Olympic Trials, 1984 • U.S. Outdoor Championships, 1983 • AIAW Outdoor National Championships 1981 (5th in 400m hurdles, 1982 (6th in 400m hurdles, 11th in mile relay) • NCAA National Championships 1983 (10th in indoor 600m, 30th in 400m hurdles) • Current school record in 400m hurdles • JMU Athletics Hall of Fame 2003 (first track and field athlete inducted)

Bethany Eigel ‘00 All-America distance medley relay 1997; 5,000m 1997; 3,000m 1998, 2000 • Only JMU female runner to be named an AllAmerica four times • NCAA Indoor National Championships, 1997 (8th in distance medley relay), 1998 (8th in 3,000m) • NCAA Outdoor National Championships 1997 (9th in 5,000m), 2000 (12th in 3,000m) • CAA cross country Runner of the Year 1996 • CAA champion, 3,000m 1997 • Current school records in indoor 3,000m & outdoor distance medley relay • CAA Silver Anniversary Team • JMU Athletics Hall of Fame 2009

Tamarra Stewart ‘97 All-America distance medley relay 1997 • NCAA Indoor National Championships 1997 (8th in distance medley relay) • Current school records in two relays • Former school record in indoor 500m and currently holds JMU’s second-best 500m time • As a senior ran on five record-setting relay teams

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Cindy Slagle ‘84 All-America 1,500m 1982 • AIAW Outdoor National Championships 1981 (6th in 1,500m, 3,200m relay competitor, 3,000m qualifier), 1982 (6th in 1,500m, 3,200m relay competitor, 3,000m qualifier) • Virginia AIAW champion, 1,500m 1981, 1982 • Virginia AIAW champion, 3,200m relay, 1982

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2009 JMU Women’s Soccer

History ECAC Champions Cindy Dunham ‘04 ECAC champion cross country 2001 • USA Track & Field National Championships 2001 (27th in steeplechase) • All-NCAA Southeast Region cross country 2001 • All-CAA cross country 2001, 2002 • CAA Silver Anniversary Team

Tracey Livengood ‘98 ECAC champion indoor 5,000m 1998 • NCAA Indoor National Championships 1998 (14th in 5,000m) • All- NCAA Southeast Region cross country 1995, 1997 • All-CAA cross country 1994, 1995, 1997 • CAA cross country Rookie of the Year 1994

Leslie Anderson ‘09 ECAC champion 400m 2007 • NCAA East Region Championships2006 (24th in 400m)

JMU athletes have won 10 individual titles at the prestigious Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships.

• USA Track & Field Junior National Championships 2006 (13th in 400m) • CAA champion, 400m 2006 • School record outdoor 400m

Shannon Saunders ‘06 ECAC champion 10,000m 2004; 5,000m 2005

Other ECAC champions include

• NCAA Outdoor National Championships 10,000m 2004 (16th), 2005 (20th), 2006 (19th)

• Juli Speights (featured on page 22), 1,500m 1992

• NCAA Cross Country National Championships 2004, 2005

• Samantha Bates (page 23), indoor 1,000m 1994

• All-NCAA Southeast Region cross country 2004, 2005 • CAA cross country Runner of the Year 2004, 2005 • CAA cross country champion 2004, 2005

• Mollie DeFrancesco (page 23), indoor 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase 2002; indoor 5,000m 2003

• All-CAA cross country 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 • School record 10,000m • CAA Silver Anniversary Team

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History CAA Champions

Cathy Beck

Patricia Ritter

100m 1990, 1991

10,000m 1992

200m 1991

Keisha Banks

1,600m relay 1990

Zakiya Haley

800m 2000

400m 1998

Sarah Burkett 1,500m 2002

Davida Walker 100m hurdles 1990, 1992

Diana Gillam

Waynitra Thomas 800m 2002

3,000m 1996

Kelly Baker

Tiffany Hall

10,000m 2001

400m hurdles 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Adrienne Mayo

1,600m relay 2001, 2002

triple jump 2006

Other individual champions Leslie Anderson, 400m 2006 • Samantha Bates, 800m 1997; 1,500m 1996, 1997 • Bethany Eigel, 3,000m 1997 • Mollie DeFrancesco, 3,000m steeplechase 2001, 2002; cross country 2001, 2002 • Tiombé Hurd, triple jump 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 • Shannon Saunders, 5,000m 2004, 2005; cross country 2004, 2005; 10,000m 2006 • Juli Speights 800m 1990, 1991; 1,500m 1991, 1992

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Seun Augustus long jump 2000

Danielle Legendre high jump 1990

Jill Baumgartner 800m 1994 1,600m relay 1993, 1994

Erica Bates

Maria Thomas

400m 1991 1,600m relay 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

400m 2001 1,600m relay 2001, 2002

Dena Spickard

Tanique Carter

cross country 2006, 10,000m 2005

Susan Ferrel discus 1991, 1992

200m 2009

JMU Athletes Selected to CAA Silver Anniversary Team

Nelly Anderson 1,500m 2006 3,000m steeplechase 2004, 2005, 2006

Team cross country 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Other 1,600m relay champions Lynsie Battle 2001 • Melanie Bryant 2001, 2002 • Shelby Brown 1991, 1992 • Princess Hicks 1990 • Janai Hill 1993 • Tiombé Hurd, 1992, 1993, 1994 • Fatima Joyner 1994 • Sarah Kirtland 2002 • Kiersten Murray 1994 • Kim Schlemmer 1991 • Kim Williams, 1990, 1991, 1992

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Cross Country Mollie DeFrancesco Bethany Eigel Cindy Dunham Heather Hanscom Shannon Saunders Dena Spickard Track and Field Not announced at press time

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Top Performances Sprints & Hurdles

60m indoors

7.50 Tanique Carter, 2009 7.54* Cathy Beck, 1990 7.66* Princess Hicks, 1990 7.69* Rhonda Mason, 1984 7.79 Shaunah Saint Cyr, 1998 7.81 Candace Nelms, 2008 Leslie Anderson, 2008 7.92 7.96 Ashley Woods, 2004 Jessica Bernstein, 1999 7.98 8.04 Marie Abbott, 1997 *converted from 55m distance

200m indoors Shaunah Saint Cyr

23.98 25.06 25.10 25.17 25.24 25.25 25.27 25.47 25.48 25.64

Tanique Carter, 2009 Rhonda Mason, 1985 Leslie Anderson, 2008 Tiffany Hall, 2004 Rashonda Roberson, 2008 Shaunah Saint Cyr, 1998 Zakiya Haley, 1998 Patricia Mebane, 1985 Janai Hill, 1994 Seun Augustus, 2000

Sharnet Rowlan

500m indoors

400m indoors 55.65 55.82 56.60 57.35 57.39 57.45 57.57 58.04 58.04 58.10

Melanie Bryant

Leslie Anderson, 2008 Zakiya Haley, 1998 Shontya’ Bready, 1998 Tiffany Hall, 2005 Tamarra Stewart, 1997 Lynsie Battle, 2002 Rashonda Roberson, 2008 Rhonda Mason, 1984 Erica Bates, 1990 Shaunah Saint Cyr, 1999

Rhonda Mason

1:14.45 1:14.51 1:14.80 1:14.94 1:15.51 1:15.85 1:15.92 1:16.12 1:16.35 1:16.47

60m hurdles indoors

8.62* Davida Walker, 1992 8.80 Seun Augustus, 2000 8.81* Katrina Allen, 1992 8.92 Katelyn Guerriere, 2008 9.00 Marissa Biggins, 2006 9.06 Danna Frink, 2007 9.12 Christine Nicewonger, 2008 9.42 Megan Forbes, 2005 9.44 Jamie Roberts, 1998 9.47 Karrie Shelton, 1998 *converted from 55m distance

Patricia Mebane

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Shontya’ Bready

Shontya’ Bready, 2000 Tamarra Stewart, 1994 Erica Bates, 1993 Tiffany Hall, 2005 Lynsie Battle, 2002 Zakiya Haley, 1997 Robin Harlfinger, 1985 Maria Thomas, 2002 Ellen Holmes, 1984 C.J. Wilkerson, 1998


100m outdoors 11.64w 11.72w 11.94 11.96 12.00w 12.14 12.15 12.28w

Tanique Carter, 2009 Cathy Beck, 1990 Rhonda Mason, 1984 Patricia Mebane, 1986 Shaunah Saint Cyr, 1999 Kaystyle Madden, 1992 Candace Nelms, 2007 Jessica Bernstein, 1999

200m outdoors 23.69w 23.83w 24.20 24.42 24.62 24.69 24.78 24.91 25.17

Tanique Carter, 2008 & 2009 Rhonda Mason, 1984 Patricia Mebane, 1984 TiombĂŠ Hurd, 1994 Cathy Beck, 1991 Leslie Anderson, 2007 Shaunah Saint Cyr, 1999 Zakiya Haley, 1997 Rashonda Roberson, 2008

Jessica Bernstein Princess Hicks

400m outdoors 54.96 55.21 55.26 55.34 55.64 55.72 55.95 55.99 56.73 56.88

Leslie Anderson, 2008 Erica Bates, 1991 Zakiya Haley, 1998 Rhonda Mason, 1983 Tiffany Hall, 2004 Shaunah Saint Cyr, 1999 Shontya’ Bready, 2000 Rashonda Roberson, 2008 Tamarra Stewart, 1997 Maria Thomas, 2001

100m hurdles outdoors 13.75 13.99 14.14 14.32w 14.49 14.73 14.77 14.80

Marie Abbott

Davida Walker, 1992 Katelyn Guerriere, 2008 Sharnet Rowlan, 1985 Seun Augustus, 1999 Marisa Biggins, 2007 Tiffany Hall, 2002 Danna Frink, 2007 Christine Nicewonger, 2007

400m hurdles outdoors 59.44 59.82 1:01.74 1:02.23 1:02.98 1:02.99 1:03.96 1:04.33 1:06.00 1:06.31

Suzi Shreckhise, 1983 Tiffany Hall, 2004 Carolyn Holgerson, 1988 LaVonne Ellerbe, 2006 C.J. Wilkerson, 1999 Lori Gauer, 2002 Christine Nicewonger, 2007 Marisa Biggins, 2007 Kendall Childress, 1997 Melanie Bryant, 2001

Lynsie Battle

Jaime Roberts C.J. Wilkerson

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Top Performances

Middle Distance & Distance

800m indoors 2:08.11 2:09.51 2:10.42 2:10.82 2:10.84 1997 2:11.79 2:13.31 2:13.31 2:14.24 2:14.44

Diana Gillam, 1996 Keisha Banks, 2001 Sarah Burkett, 1999 Sara Carpenter, 1998 Samantha Bates, Juli Speights, 1991 Alisha Lewis, 2002 Sarah Matthes, 1998 Suzi Shreckhise, 1982 Ellen Holmes, 1985

Aspen Foster

Sarah Matthes Alisha Lewis

3,000m indoors 9:24.87 9:30.85 9:40.10 9:43.43 9:44.66 9:44.83 9:47.82 9:48.30 9:49.03 9:49.46

Suzie Hutchins

1,000m indoors

2:50.90 2:52.31 2:52.32 2001 2:53.09 2:53.21 2:53.44 2:53.71 2:54.11 2:54.18 2:54.90

Keisha Banks, 1999 Suzie Hutchins, 2001 Sarah Burkett,

Jennifer Lapetoda

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5,000m indoors

Jackie Lynch, 1992 Sarah Matthes, 1998 Diana Gillam, 1996 Alison Parris, 2009 Samantha Bates, 1994 Catherine Seguin, 2004 Alisha Lewis, 2001

Mile indoors

4:40.50 Samantha Bates, 1997 4:47.90 Keisha Banks, 2000 4:48.17 Juli Speights, 1992 4:51.65* Cindy Slagle, 1983 4:53.02 Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 4:53.31 Sarah Burkett, 1999 4:54.91 Alison Parris, 2009 4:56.37 Jackie Lynch, 1992 4:57.44 Diana Gillam, 1996 4:57.76 Nelly Anderson, 2005 *converted from 1,500m distance

Bethany Eigel, 1998 Shannon Saunders, 2005 Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 Patricia Ritter, 1992 Cindy Dunham, 2002 Jennifer Lapetoda, 2004 Tracey Livengood, 1998 Dena Spickard, 2007 Lauren Burawski, 2002 Bridget Quenzer, 2001

Jenae Strader

16:22.64 16:40.30 16:50.19 16:52.23 16:56.09 16:57.40 16:57.43 16:59.06 17:05.04 17:07.87

Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 Tracey Livengood, 1998 Shannon Saunders, 2005 Heather Hanscom, 2001 Bethany Eigel, 1998 Lauren Burawski, 2002 Bridget Quenzer, 1998 Cindy Dunham, 2002 Barb Sabitus, 1980 Jennifer Lapetoda, 2004

Amy Taylor


800m outdoors 2:07.98 2:08.97 2:10.56 2:10.58 2:10.58 2:11.07 2:11.33 2:11.82 2:11.94 2:12.18

Keisha Banks, 1999 Juli Speights, 1991 Ellen Holmes, 1985 Alison Parris, 2009 Samantha Bates, 1997 Erica Bates, 1993 Alisha Lewis, 2000 Diana Gillam, 1996 Sara Carpenter, 1998 Kiersten Murray, 1994

1,500m outdoors 4:17.82 4:18.81 4:20.53 4:25.33 4:25.69 4:27.29 4:27.32 4:27.41 4:29.94 4:31.10

Samantha Bates, 1997 Diana Gillam, 1996 Juli Speights, 1992 Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 Keisha Banks, 1999 Bethany Eigel, 1997 Sarah Burkett, 1999 Sara Carpenter, 1998 Jackie Lynch, 1992 Cindy Slagle, 1982

Lauren Burawski

3,000m outdoors 9:24.08 9:27.80 9:37.29 9:41.76 9:45.12 9:45.59 9:46.06 9:47.50 9:48.34 9:48.59

Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 Bethany Eigel, 2000 Samantha Bates, 1997 Diana Gillam, 1996 Lauren Burawski, 2002 Juli Speights, 1991 Keisha Banks, 2000 Shannon Saunders, 2004 Bridget Quenzer, 2001 Amy Taylor, 1993

36:17.96 Cristi Ferran, 1995 36:33.45 Kelly Baker, 2002

5k cross country

3,000m steeplechase outdoors 9:56.07 Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 10:18.97 Nelly Anderson, 2006 10:45.95 Cindy Dunham, 2001 10:47.85 Aspen Foster, 2009 11:22.88 Kelly Jemison, 2008 11:27.47 Sarah Burkett, 2002

Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 Bethany Eigel, 1997 Shannon Saunders, 2006 Lauren Burawski, 2002 Bridget Quenzer, 1998 Tracey Livengood, 1998 Cindy Dunham, 2003 Suzie Hutchins, 2002 Jennifer Lapetoda, 2002 Heather Hanscom, 2000

17:08.1 17:10.0 17:20.2 17:24.0 17:26.0 17:33.3 17:35.0 17:38.0 17:43.3 17:45.0

Heather Hanscom, 1999 Bethany Eigel, 1996 Jennifer Lapetoda, 2002 Chanley Bregman, 1981 Samantha Bates, 1996 Juli Speights, 1991 Jenae Strader, 1997 Amy Taylor, 1992 Keisha Banks, 1998 Mollie DeFrancesco, 2001

6k cross country

5,000m outdoors 16:03.97 16:17.31 16:38.74 16:47.26 16:55.01 16:59.10 17:04.27 17:07.43 17:11.83 17:12.54

Bridget Quenzer

Jackie Lynch

20:17.0 Mollie DeFrancesco, 2002 20:29:3 Shannon Saunders, 2004 21:04.9 Dena Spickard, 2006 21:06.8 Nelly Anderson, 2005 21:12.4 Cindy Dunham, 2001 21:16.0 Alison Parris, 2008 21:18.9 Michelle Smith, 2000 21:20.9 Keisha Banks, 2000 21:30.9 Lauren Burawski, 2001 21:37.0 Jessica Propst, 2008 21:39.0 Suzanne Hutchins, 2001

Kiersten Murray

10,000m outdoors 33:54.56 34:18.45 34:31.54 34:48.64 35:07.14 35:12.61 35:13.06 35:16.94

Shannon Saunders, 2005 Lauren Burawski, 2002 Barb Sabitus, 1980 Heather Hanscom, 2001 Stephanie Herbert, 1992 Jennifer Lapetoda, 2004 Bridget Quenzer, 2001 Tracey Livengood, 1998

Ellen Holmes

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Top Performances Relays

1,600m relay indoors

Felicia DeBerry

3:47.69 3:48.61 3:48.75 3:49.35 3:49.50 3:49.81 3:50.48 3:50.72 3:50.84 3:51.01

Hall, Bryant, Battle, Chitty, 2003 L. Anderson, Carter, McGowan, Roberson, 2008 Bready, Haley, Saint Cyr, Stewart, 1997 Kirtland, Bryant, Hall, Battle, 2004 L. Anderson, Biggins, Roberson, Lott, 2008 `, Haley, Banks, Saint Cyr, 1998 Mason, DeVance, Ni. Deskins, Mebane, 1986 Bready, A. Lewis, Saint Cyr, Bernstein, 1999 L. Anderson, Hinnant, Lott, McGowan, 2009 Rowlan, Holmes, Mebane, Mason, 1985

3,200m relay indoors

Kendall Childress

8:56.61 9:00.30 9:01.47 9:03.45 9:05.61 9:07.02 9:07.92 9:08.33 9:09.84 9:10.31

Banks, W. Thomas, Burkett, A. Lewis, 2001 S. Bates, Powers, Torreele, Hanscom, 1998 Burkett, M. Thomas, Donohue, A. Lewis, 1999 Banks, A. Lewis, W. Thomas, Burkett, 2000 Burkett, A. Lewis, Bready, Banks, 2000 W. Thomas, A. Lewis, Burkett, Dunham, 2002 W. Thomas, A. Lewis, Donohue, M. Thomas, 1999 A. Lewis, Bready, M. Thomas, Burkett, 2000 Powers, Carpenter, Matthes, Murray., 1996 Burkett, M. Thomas, W. Thomas, A. Lewis, 2001

Distance medley relay (4,000 meters) indoors 11:22.06 11:24.55 11:25.73 11:28.50 11:29.31 11:30.34 11:34.55 11:41.09 11:44.70 11:45.34

Burkett, M. Thomas, A. Lewis, Banks, 2001 Eigel, Stewart, Powers, S. Bates, 1997 S. Bates, Stewart, Carpenter, Eigel, 1997 Burkett, Bready, A. Lewis, Banks, 1999 A. Lewis, Dunham, Battle, Burkett, 2002 Powers, Haley, S. Bates, Gillam, 1996 Carpenter, Haley, Banks, Eigel., 1998 Burkett, Bready, Carpenter, Banks, 1999 Burkett, Battle, A. Lewis, Dunham, 2002 Carpenter, Haley, S. Bates, Gillam, 1996

Marissa Biggins

Candace Nelms

400m relay outdoors 46.13 46.33 46.78 46.84 46.86 46.86 46.87 46.88 47.02 47.06

800m relay outdoors 1:38.72 1:38.92 1:39.50 1:39.98 1:40.21 1:40.28 1:40.32 1:40.41 1:40.53 1:40.63

Renee Lott

Nelms, Carter, Roberson, L. Anderson, 2008 Da. Walker, Hicks, DeBerry, Beck, 1990 Nelms, Tyree, Mayo, L. Anderson, 2007 Diggs, Mason, Mebane, Rowlan, 1984 Da. Walker, Allen, Hill, Beck, 1991 DeVance, Mason, Ni. Deskins, Mebane, 1986 Bernstein, Saint Cyr, DeGennaro, Augustus, 1999 Haley, Saint Cyr, Abbott, Stewart, 1997 Haley, Saint Cyr, Abbott, Augustus, 1998 Haley, Saint Cyr, Abbott, Roberts, 1998

Lott, Carter, McAlpine, L. Anderson, 2009 Biggins, Carter, Roberson, L. Anderson, 2008 Nelms, Roberson, L. Anderson, Lott, 2008 Mayo, Kirtland, Hall, Bryant, 2004 Da. Walker, Hill, Hurd, Allen, 1992 DeVance, Ni. Deskins, De. Walker, Mason, 1986 Lott, Biggins, Tyree, L. Anderson, 2006 Hall, Chitty, Bryant, Clarke, 2003 Biggins, Tyree, Roberson, L. Anderson, 2007 Hicks, Da. Walker, E. Bates, Beck, 1990

1,600m relay outdoors

Katrina Allen Shehara Chitty

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3:41.98 3:44.66 3:45.04 3:45.09 3:45.24 3:45.56 3:45.76 3:46.05 3:46.07 3:46.33

Haley, Saint Cyr, Stewart, Bready, 1997 Bready, Saint Cyr, M. Thomas, Wilkerson, 1999 Mason, DeVance, Ni. Deskins, Mebane, 1986 Haley, Roberts, Saint Cyr, Wilkerson, 1998 Bready, Haley, Roberts, Saint Cyr, 1998 Roberson, McGowan, L. Anderson, Lott, 2008 Mason, DeVance, Ni.Deskins, Mebane, 1986 M. Thomas, Battle, Bryan, Hall, 2001 Hall, Chitty, Bryant, Kirtland, 2003 Clarke, Bryant, Battle, Hall, 2001


Sprint medley relay (1,600 meters) outdoors 3:58.93 3:59.20 3:59.34 3:59.79 4:01.06 4:03.81 4:04.34 4:04.75 4:05.84 4:06.33

Augustus, Moore, Bready, Banks, 2000 Haley, Saint Cyr, Bready, Burkett, 1998 Allen, Hill, E. Bates, Speights, 1992 Haley, Saint Cyr, Bready, Stewart, 1997 Haley, Hurd, Stewart, E. Bates, 1995 Augustus, Moore, Bready, A. Lewis, 2000 Haley, Saint Cyr, Wilkerson, Bready, 1998 Hall, Chitty, Bryant, M. Thomas, 2002 Hurd, Joyner, Hill, Baumgartner, 1994 Bryant, Clarke, M. Thomas, W. Thomas, 2001

6,000m relay outdoors 18:15.03 18:29.43 18:30.12 18:42.59 18:45.08 18:45.58 19:03.66 19:07.77 19:10.45 19:12.67

J. Lynch, Speights, Ritter, Taylor, 1992 Lapetoda, DeFrancesco, Hutchins, Burkett, 2002 Strader, Eigel, Hanscom, S. Bates, 1997 DeFrancesco, Burkett, Hutchins, A. Lewis, 2002 Carpenter, Banks, Matthes, Torreele, 1998 Burkett, DeFrancesco, A. Lewis, Hutchins, 2001 Donohue, Burkett, Quenzer, Carpenter, 1999 Jemison, Foster, Parris, Hagadone, 2009 Colombo, Parris, Presley, Jemison, 2008 N. Anderson, Dunbar, Je. Chapman, Ward, 2006

Nicole Deskins

Fatima Joyner

Lesa Diggs Michelle Tyree

3,200m relay outdoors 8:47.28 8:47.34 8:49.75 8:49.97 8:52.14 8:57.61 8:58.03 8:59.25 9:00.02 9:01.20

S. Bates, Banks, Bready, Burkett, 1998 A. Lewis, Banks, W. Thomas, Burkett, 2001 W. Thomas, Burkett, Gauer, A. Lewis, 2002 Banks, Carpenter, S. Bates, Matthes, 1998 Banks, M. Thomas, A. Lewis, Burkett, 1999 S. Bates, Eigel, Powers, Stewart, 1997 Matthes, Bready, Powers, Burkett, 1998 Burkett, W. Thomas, A. Lewis, Hutchins, 2001 Carpenter, Eigel, Powers, S. Bates, 1997 W. Thomas, A. Lewis, Hutchins, Burkett, 2002

Cristel Clarke

Distance medley relay (4,000 meters) outdoors 11:18.51 11:20.51 11:20.90 11:24.40 11:27.66 11:31.29 11:37.81 11:38.82 11:38.94 11:44.67

S. Bates, Stewart, Powers, Eigel, 1997 Banks, Bready, W. Thomas, Eigel, 2000 S. Bates, Haley, Carpenter, Eigel, 1998 Gillam, Haley, Carpenter, S. Bates, 1996 Carpenter, Saint Cyr, Burkett, Banks, 1999 Speights, E. Bates, J. Lynch, Ritter, 1992 Banks, A. Lewis, M. Thomas, Eigel, 2000 Carpenter, Haley, S. Bates, Eigel, 1997 Banks, M. Thomas, A. Lewis, Hutchins, 2001 Gillam, Haley, Matthes, S. Bates, 1996

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Sarah Kirtland

Rashonda Roberson

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Top Performances

Field Events & Multi-Events

Shot put indoors 13.80m (45’3 1/2”) 13.00m (42’8”) 13.00m (42’8”) 12.99m (42’7 1/2”) 12.54m (41’11 1/4”) 12.52m (41’1”)

Jessica Wade, 2008 Rebecca Eisenhauer, 2008 Denise Klugh, 1985 Susan Ferrel, 1993 Shauntae Douglas, 1988 Jennifer Marinacci, 2007

Weight throw indoors

Traci Towne

16.63m (54’6 3/4”) 15.69m (51’5 3/4”) 15.04m (49’4 1/4”) 13.63m (44’8 3/4”) 13.58m (44’6 3/4”) 13.23m (43’5”) 12.76m (41’10 1/2”) 12.60m (41’4”) 12.58m (41’3 1/4”) 12.53m (41’1 1/2”)

Rebecca Eisenhauer, 2008 Jessica Wade, 2008 Tracy Towne, 2004 Julie Nothnagel, 2002 Jennifer Marinacci, 2008 Alison Macdonald, 2007 Laurie Johnson, 1987 Judy Apostolico, 1985 Susan Ferrel, 1993 Jennifer Burkhart, 2006

Lori Gauer

High jump indoors 1.75m (5’8 3/4”) 1.69m (5’6 1/2”) 1.68m (5’6”) 1.68m (5’6”) 1.65m (5’5”) 1.63m (5’4 1/4”) 1.62m (5’4”) 1.62m (5’4”) 1.60 (5’3”) 1.59m (5’2 1/2”) 1.59m (5’2 1/2”)

Jessica O’Brien, 2007 Carol Vogt, 1983 Christine Nicewonger, 2008 Danielle Legendre, 1987 Brittany Williams, 2003 Seun Augustus, 1997 Gina Progar, 1985 Sylvia Mall, 1982 Jasmine Craighead, 2009 Kari Bonomo, 1996 Lessley Mader, 1996

Pole vault indoors

Kaitlyn Guerriere

3.67m (12’0 1/2”) 3.65m (12’0”) 3.49m (11’5 1/4”) 3.40m (11’1 8/10”) 3.22m (10’6 3/4”) 3.10m (10’2”)

Alicia LaRoche, 2007 Brittany Yates, 2006 Erin Harrison, 2009 Sydney Binney, 2005 Lori Jackson, 2007 Katherine Sigler, 2003

Long jump indoors 6.19m (20’3 3/4”) 5.91m (19’4 3/4”) 5.82m (19’1 1/4”) 5.80m (19’0 1/2”) 5.79m (19’0”) 5.74m (18’10”) 5.70m (18’8 1/2”) 5.63m (18’5 1/2”) 5.62m (18’5 1/4”) 5.56m (18’3”)

Seun Augustus, 2000 Adrienne Mayo, 2006 Tiombé Hurd, 1995 Janai Hill, 1992 Char Lewis, 2002 Lesa Diggs, 1982 Candace Nelms, 2005 Sharnet Rowlan, 1983 Davida Walker, 1989 Leslie Anderson, 2009

Denise Klugh Brittany Yates

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Janai Hill

Triple jump indoors 13.03m (42’9”) 12.19m (40’0”) 12.13m (39’9 1/2”) 11.91m (39’1”) 11.80m (38’8 1/2”) 11.72m (38’5 1/2”) 11.61m (38’1 1/4”) 11.51m (37’9”) 11.40m (37’5”) 11.27m (36’11 3/4”) 11.27m (36’11 3/4”)

Tiombé Hurd, 1995 Lashaunda Jefferson, 2003 Adrienne Mayo, 2005 Candace Nelms, 2008 Christine Nicewonger, 2008 Char Lewis, 2002 Katrina Allen, 1993 Katelyn Guerriere, 2008 Jaclyn Smith, 2009 Kristina Kline, 2009 Erin Lynch, 1999

Pentathlon indoors 3,566 3,488 3,266 2,900 2,868

Christine Nicewonger, 2008 Seun Augustus, 1999 Karrie Shelton, 1997 Jessica Nauta, 2008 Amy Remmer, 2008

Jennifer Burkhart


Discus outdoors 43.94m (144’2”) 41.88m (137’5”) 41.64m (136’7”) 39.94m (131’0”) 39.70m (130’3”) 39.69m (130’2”) 35.18m (115’5”) 34.26m (112’5”) 32.98m (108’2”) 31.23m (102’5”)

Jennifer Marinacci, 2008 Denise Klugh, 1985 Susan Ferrel, 1992 Rebecca Eisenhauer, 2007 Stephanie Milstead, 1982 Jessica Wade, 2007 Julie Nothnagel, 2001 Jennifer Burkhart, 2005 Alison Macdonald, 2007 Tracy Towne, 2002

Hammer outdoors 46.84m (153’8”) 46.30m (151’11”) 43.34m (142’2”) 42.29m (138’9”) 42.14m (138’3 1/2”) 41.80m (137’2”) 40.88m (134’1”) 40.78m (133’9”) 39.70m (130’3”) 37.34m (122’6”)

Jennifer Marinacci, 2008 Rebecca Eisenhauer 2008 Jessica Wade, 2008 Alison Macdonald, 2007 Susan Ferrel, 1993 Julie Nothnagel, 2002 Tracy Towne, 2004 Laurie Johnson, 1988 Judy Apostolico, 1986 Jennifer Burkhart, 2005

Javelin outdoors 46.84m (153’8”) 44.22m (145’1”)

Denise Klugh, 1985 Beth Lippard, 1983

Shot put outdoors 14.93m (48’11 3/4”) 13.05m (42’9 3/4”) 12.49m (40’11 3/4”) 12.42m (40’9”) 12.38m (40’7 1/2”) 12.24m (40’2”) 12.04m (39’6”)

Jessica Wade, 2007 Rebecca Eisenhauer, 2008 Susan Ferrel, 1993 Denise Klugh, 1983 Sarah Simon, 1985 Donna Firebaugh, 1986 Maureen Jackson, 1996

High jump outdoors 1.74m (5’8 1/2”) 1.70m (5’7”) 1.68m (5’6”) 1.66m (5’5 1/2”) 1.65m (5’5”) 1.65m (5’5”)

Danielle Legendre, 1990 Sylvia Mall, 1981 Gina Progar, 1984 Susan Broaddus, 1979 Ryan Olexson, 2009 Brittany Williams, 2003

Jennifer Marinacci Alison Macdonald

Pole vault outdoors 3.80m (12’5 1/2”) 3.50m (11’5 3/4”) 3.36m (11’0”) 3.35m (10’11 3/4”) 3.20m (10’6”) 3.20m (10’6”)

Brittany Yates, 2006 Alicia LaRoche, 2007 Sydney Binney, 2004 Erin Harrison, 2009 Lori Jackson, 2007 Katherine Sigler, 2004

Long jump outdoors 6.42m (21’0 3/4”) 6.05m (19’10 1/2”) 5.90m (19’4 1/4”) 5.88m (19’3 1/2”) 5.86m (19’2 3/4”) 5.83m (19’1 1/2”) 5.80m (19’0 1/2”) 5.79m (19’0”) 5.76m (18’11”) 5.70m (18’8 1/4”)

Seun Augustus, 2000 Janai Hill, 1992 Katelyn Guerriere, 2008 Adrienne Mayo, 2004 Tiombé Hurd, 1995 Leslie Anderson, 2008 Lesa Diggs, 1982 Char Lewis, 2001 Cait Fiocchi, 2006 Candace Nelms, 2006

Kristina Kline

Triple jump outdoors 13.52m (44’4 1/4”) 12.44m (40’9 3/4”) 12.31m (40’4 3/4”) 12.26m (40’2 3/4”) 12.04m (39’6”) 12.03m (39’5 3/4”) 11.79m (38’8 1/4”) 11.76m (38’7”) 11.70m (38’4 3/4”) 11.61m (38’1 1/4”)

Tiombé Hurd, 1995 Adrienne Mayo, 2005 Lashaunda Jefferson, 2004 Char Lewis, 2002 Katelyn Guerriere, 2008 Christine Nicewonger, 2007 Jaclyn Smith, 2009 Katrina Allen, 1991 Kristina Kline, 2009 Erin Lynch, 1999

Heptathlon outdoors

Char Lewis

4,784 4,586 4,447 4,349 4,181 4,135 3,960 3,929 3,865

Christine Nicewonger, 2008 Karrie Shelton, 1998 Lesa Diggs, 1983 Seun Augustus, 1999 Jessica Nauta 2007 Suzanne Faulkner, 1982 Mary Kate Semmes 1982 Lori Gauer, 2002 Dana Marbain, 1983

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This is... JMU

JMU’s beautiful campus includes 108 major buildings on 696 acres. The original campus is built around the Quadrangle, where buildings are constructed of native blue limestone and have ivy coverings.

The University’s 18,000 students may choose from 106 degree programs in seven colleges -- College of Arts and Letters, College of Business, College of Education, College of Integrated Science and Technology, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Graduate School. JMU’s academic program combines the liberal arts tradition with preparation for technology in a rapidly changing world. All students receive a strong foundation of knowledge through a rigorous general education program. • Female/Male Ratio: 60/40 • Student/Professor Ratio: 17/1 • Average Class Size: 29

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• U.S. News & World Report in its 2009 America’s Best Colleges guidebook ranked JMU first in the South among public universities for the 15th straight year. • JMU is Virginia’s most-popular college or university, drawing applications from the greatest percentage of the state’s graduating high school seniors. • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in 2009 ranked JMU 28th nationally on its list of 100 best values in public colleges -- schools that offer a first-class education at a reasonable price. • Yahoo! Internet Life included JMU on its 2001 listing of “The Nation’s 100 Most Wired Universities,” listing JMU 53rd among larger institutions. • JMU was included in the 2002 edition of The Unofficial, Unbiased, Insider’s Guide to the 320 Most Interesting Colleges with one author saying “JMU is almost too perfect to be believed.” • JMU has been described as “one of the best managed, most dy dynamic public universities in the nation” in The Guide to 101 of the Best Values in America’s Colleges and Universities. • BusinessWeek magazine in 2009 ranked JMU’s College of Business 16th nationally among business schools at public universities and 44th among all universities. • JMU is among schools “that prove activism and community service are alive and well on campus,” says Mother Jones Magazine. • JMU’s exemplary programs for first-year students are “cornerstones of the University’s strong commitment to student learning and success,” says The Temple Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development. • JMU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 50 “Best Value” public universities in the 2009 Princeton Review “Best Value Colleges.” The list recognizes schools that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable price.”

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Harrisonburg, Va. A Great College Town Harrisonburg is convenient to the metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C., and Richmond while providing JMU students the comforts of the picturesque setting of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The city offers something for everyone. From downtown shopping and restaurants, to nearby national parks and forests, it provides JMU students the opportunity to sample many aspects of life. Harrisonburg offers a learning environment that is very unique in today’s high-tech, educational world.

Dr. Linwood H. Rose James Madison University President

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Academic Advising • Located in the Plecker Athletic Performance Center, named in honor of Robert & Frances Plecker • A $10 million state-of-the-art athletic support facility • Computer lab with more then 30 work stations • Student-athlete lounge • Tutoring and small group meeting facilities Plecker Center also houses • 7,000-square foot strength and conditioning center with flat-screen televisions for individual instruction • 5,000-square foot sports medicine facility • JMU’s athletic hall of fame

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Casey Carter Associate Athletics Director for StudentAthlete Services James Madison ‘70

Tiffany Hall James Madison ‘05 Team academic advisor

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Strength & Conditioning • Developing athleticism and sports performance • Seven training facilities encompassing more then 17,000 square feet • Staff includes five full time professionals with certifications as strength and conditioning specialists

Greg Werner Head Coach/Director of JMU Strength & Conditioning Austin Peay ‘91

Callye Williams Senior Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Mississippi State ‘06

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Sports Medicine

• Multi-skilled professionals use current research, educational knowledge, and state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide a comprehensive and progressive approach to assure the holistic wellbeing of student-athletes • Staff includes 20 board-certified and licensed athletic trainers • Team physicians include Dr. Kent Diduch (board-certified in family practice physician) and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Miller, a nationally renowned fellowship-trained orthopedist from the University of Virginia • Local chiropractors, physical therapists, sport psychologists, nutritionists, and orthotists are available to assist in the health care needs of student-athletes Grace Weniger, ATC Team Athletic Trainer James Madison ‘03

Tom Kuster, ATC Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine James Madison ‘95

Dr. Kent Diduch Team Physician

Dr. Mark Miller Team Orthopedic Surgeon

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Who’s Who in JMU Athletics Jeff Bourne Director of Athletics

Geoff Polglase Deputy Director of Athletics

Shelia Moorman Associate Athletics Director, Senior Woman Administrator

Casey Carter Associate Athletics Director for Academics

Kevin White Associate Athletics Director for Sport Programs

Cross Country/ Track & Field Information Home Field & Capacity/Surface: JMU Track & Field Complex (seating capacity 1,000) New Market Battlefield (cross country) Office Location: Bridgeforth Stadium B108, 109, 110 Fax: (540) 568-3901 E-mail: w-track@jmu.edu or w-cross country@jmu.edu Mailing Address: Cross Country/Track and Field James Madison University 261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2301 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 Head Coach (vertical jumps, field events, combined events) Ta’ Frias, (540) 568-6544 friastb@jmu.edu Head Cross Country/Asst. Track & Field Coach (middle distance, distance) Dave Rinker, (540) 568-3354 rinkerld@jmu.edu Director of Track & Field and Cross Country (sprints, hurdles, horizontal jumps): Bill Walton, (540) 568-3935 waltonwd@jmu.edu Administrative Assistant Cassidy Zaccaria, (540) 568-6692 Strength & Conditioning Coaches Lee Rowland Callye Williams

Directions & Maps A map of the JMU campus (including a PDF printable map) is available at www.jmu.edu/ map. For directions visit JMUSports.com and click on Facilities.

Home events in boldface NOTE: Dates are subject to change. Please check the JMU web site (www.jmusports.com) for the most up-to-date information.

Cross Country Sept. 12, JMU Invitational, New Market, Va. Oct. 2, Paul Short Invitational, Bethlehem, Pa. Oct. 17, Indiana State Pre-Nationals, Terre Haute, Ind. Oct. 17, William and Mary Open (B Team only), Williamsburg, Va. Oct. 31, CAA Championships, New Market, Va. Nov. 6, Cavalier Open, Charlottesville, Va. Nov. 14, NCAA Southeast Region Championships, Louisville, Ky. Nov. 21, ECAC Championships, New York, N.Y. Nov. 23, NCAA National Championships, Terre Haute, Ind. Feb. 13, USA Track and Field Cross Country Championships, Spokane, Wash.

Indoor Track and Field Dec. 2-3, Liberty Kickoff Invitational, Lynchburg, Va. Jan. 16, Navy Quad Meet, Annapolis, Md. Jan. 22-230, Virginia Tech Invitational, Blacksburg, Va. Jan. 29-30, Liberty Open, Lynchburg, Va. Feb. 5-6, Sykes-Sabock Challenge, State College, Pa. Feb. 12, Liberty Quad Meet, Lynchburg, Va. Feb. 19-20, Virginia Tech Challenge, Blacksburg, Va. Feb, 27, NYU Fast Track Invitational, New York, N.Y. March 6-7, ECAC Championships, Boston, Mass. March 12-13, NCAA National Championships, Boston, Mass.

Outdoor Track and Field March 19-20, Wake Forest Open, Winston-Salem, N.C. March 26-27, Raleigh Relays, Raleigh, N.C. April 2-3, Colonial Relays, Williamsburg, Va. April 10, Mason Invjtational, Fairfax, Va.

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Schedule

April 16-17, JMU Invitational, Home April 22-24, Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa. April 30-May 1, CAA Championships, Fairfax, Va. May 7, North Carolina Invitational, Chapel Hill, N.C. May 14-16, ECAC Championships, Princeton, N.J. May 28-29, NCAA East Region Championships, TBA June 10-12, NCAA National Championships, Eugene, Ore.

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