2010-11 (Junior): Cross Country: Crossed at 20:36 and took 120th place at the A-10 Championships (10/30)...At the Rothenberg Race (10/15), placed 58th with a time of 19:31...Placed fifth on the team and 122nd overall by crossing at 19:31 at the New England Championships (10/9)...At the Paul Short Invite (10/1), posted a time of 23:42 and finished 239th...Grabbed 29th overall at the UMass Home Meet (9/18) with a time of 18:59...At the BC Invite (9/11), crossed at 19:27 and placed 54th overall (fifth on the team) out of 121 harriers.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed once during the season in the 1500 meters at the UConn Invite (4/3), placing 16th with a time of 5:12.77...Indoor Track: Competed in the 3000 meter run on two occasions...At the Giegengack Invitational (2/5), placed 35th with a time of 11:15.94...Crossed at 11:06.39, taking 13th place overall at the BU Quad Meet (1/14)...Cross Country: At the NCAA Regional Qualifier (11/14), placed seventh on the team with a time of 27:26... Set a top five team mark of 19:22 at the UMass Five-Way meet (9/19)... Took 35th overall at the Fairfield Invite (20:27).
2008-09 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Saw limited action in the 5000 meter and 1500 meter dash... At the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11), posted a time of 5:19.61 in the 1500 meter dash... Took 12th place with a time of 19:54.15 in the 5000 meters at the UConn Invitational (4/4)... Indoor Track: Competed in the 3000 meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21), crossing at 11:31.88... At the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/30), ran the mile in 5:33.85 and placed 26th... Set best time of the season (11:01.30) and placed 22nd in the 3000 meters at Great Dane Invitational (1/23).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner for Tim McCoskey and Gretchen Parejko at Neugua Valley (Ill.) High School ... Won the indoor Conference Championship her senior year, earning UEC All-Conference honors ... Best time in the 5K was 19:06 ... set a school record in the two-mile (11:37).
Personal: Full name is Jennifer Kaitlan Harkey ... Born on July 25, 1990, in Naperville, Illinois ... Daughter of Carl and Diane Harkey ... Sister of Jamie (13) ... Majoring in kinesiology.
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