Women's Track

 

  Michelle Jenssen
Michelle Jenssen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Mass.

High School:
Mansfield

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles


07/09/2013

League Best 139 UMass Student-Athletes Named To A-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester

04/27/2013

Becky Stoyle Rewrites The Record Books On Senior Day

Becky Stoyle breaks the school record in the triple jump and sets the UMass Track & Field Complex facility record.

04/20/2013

Throwers Launch Minutewomen Through Holy Cross Invitational

The Minutewomen throwers combined for 64 of the team's 168.5 points in Saturdays meet.

04/19/2013

Holy Cross Up Next For Women's Track And Field

On Saturday, April 20 UMass will compete at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass. for the Holy Cross Invitational beginning at 11:00 a.m.

04/17/2013

UMass Track & Field To Participate In Run For Boston

The men's and women's track and field programs will head to Stanley Park For Sunday's Run For Boston.

04/29/2013

WT&F-PRE CONF. MEET

WT&F-PRE CONF. MEET Photos by Thom Kendall '93

--INDOOR RECORDS--

First All-Time At UMass In The Distance Medley Relay - 11:49.37 (2/5/10)
Second All-Time At UMass In The Distance Medley Relay - 11:49:64 (2/18/11)
Fourth All-Time At UMass In The 500 Meter Dash - 1:15.65 (2/26/11)
Fifth All-Time At UMass In The 4x400 Meter Relay - 3:52.74 (2/25/2012)

As a senior in 2013:Outdoor: Ran in the 100, 200, and 400 meter dash, as well as the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay while qualifying for New Englands in the 400 meter dash and both relays ... Ran her best time of the season in the 400 meter dash at the Atlantic 10 Championship, clocking in at 58.32-seconds (5/5) ... Anchored the season best 4x400 meter relay time, crossing the finish line at 3-minutes, 53.57-seconds at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27). Indoor: Finished the 500 meter run in 1-minute, 20.09-seconds for a fourth place finish while running for a third place performance in the 4x400 meter relay at the URI Coaches Invite (2/2) ... Ran for a sixth place performance in the 500 meter run completing the event in 1-minute, 18.71-seconds and ran the first leg of the third place 4x400 meter relay quad at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) ... Finished fourth in the 500 meter run at the Sorlien Invitational with time of 1-minute, 19.58-seconds while finishing eighth in the 4x400 meter relay (1/19) ... Placed third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1-minute, 1.50-seconds and third in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4-minutes, 8.72-seconds at the GoRhody Invitational (1/11).

As a junior in 2012: Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 4x400 meter relay at the New England Championships with a time of 3:55.06 while also competing in the 200 and 400 meter dash (5/11) ... Ran in the 200 meter run and finished the 400 meter run with a time of 58.34 at the A-10 Championships (5/5) ... Finished third in the 4x400 meter relay as well as sixth in the 400 meter dash at the Pre-Conference Meet (4/28) ... Finished third in the 4x400 meter relay at the UMass Invitational (4/14). Placed second in the 4x400 meter relay and sixth in the 400 meter dash in the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor: Finished the New England Championships with a third place performance in the 4x400 meter relay with the fifth best time in UMass history of 3:52.74 as well as finishing the 400 meter dash in 58.37 (2/24) ... Placed fourth in the 4x400 meter relay at the Charles Torpey Tribute (2/4) ... Finished with a pair of fourth place finishes in the 500 meter run and the 4x400 meter relay at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27) ... Finished seventh in the 200 meter dash at the GoRhody Invitational (1/21)

As a sophomore in 2011: Outdoor: Led the team in the 400 meter hurdles with her best time of the season coming at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (1:04.83)...Finished with a time of 1:05.91 at the Atlantic 10 Championship Meet...Ran on the 4x400 meter relay team that placed first at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet with a time of 3:53.68. Indoor: Qualified for the New England Championships and the ECAC Championship meet in the 500 meter run, her best time of the season being 1:15.65...Her top mark of the season was also a fourth best all-time mark in the UMass record books...Qualified for the New England Championships in the 400 meter run at the Great Dane Invitational with a time of 58.57... Had a New England Qualifying time the next weekend at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games, which was 58.6...Ran on the Distance Medley relay team which qualified for ECACs and set the second best all-time mark at UMass with a time of 11:49.64...Ran in the 4x400 meter relay team with the best time on the season (3:54.01).

As a freshman in 2010: Outdoor: Was the team's top runner in the 400 meter dash...Placed seventh in the 400 meters at the New England Championships...Notched a 10th place finish in the 400 meter dash at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2) with a time of 57.91...Also at the A-10s, helped the 4x400 meter relay to a seventh place finish with a time of 3:52.79...Set a New England Championship qualifying time (58.60) in the 400 meter dash at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24)...Competed in the 400 meter hurdles on three occasions, setting her top time in the event (1:07.29) at the Larry Ellis Invite (4/17)... Indoor: Helped set a school record in the distance medley relay... Set a New England Championship qualifying mark in the 400 meters... At the ECAC Championships (3/6), helped the distance medley relay to an eighth place finish (11:49.96)... Was part of the 4X400 meter relay squad that placed fifth at the New England Championships by crossing at 3:54.50... Helped the distance medley relay squad of Karen Roa, Gina Perno, and Courtney Baldwin set a school record (11:49.37) at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5)... Also set a New England Championship qualifying mark in the 400 meters (58.72) at the meet... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19), was part of the distance medley relay squad that took third place with a time of 11:56.36... Also helped the 4X4 relay to an eighth place finish (3:59.71).

Before UMass: A 2009 graduate of Mansfield High School where she was a helped the Hornets to back-to-back undefeated seasons in 2008 and 2009 ... Three-year letterwinner in both indoor and outdoor track ... Broke the 400 hurdles record at the Massachusetts state meet ... Two-time Boston Globe and Boston Herald all-scholastic selection ... Three-time Sun Chronicle all-star ... Named 2009 Boston Globe Runner of the Year... Helped 4x400 relay team to all-state championship in 2009 ... Holds school records in 600 meter, 4 x 400 meter indoor and outdoor relays and 4 x100 meter relay ... 4 x 400 meter outdoor team owns Massachusetts and New England all-time state record at 3:50.04.

Personal: Michelle Ann Jenssen ... Born August 11, 1991 in Stoughton, Mass. ... Daughter of Richard and Donna Jenssen ... Has one sister and one brother, Molly and Dean ... Majoring in Biology.

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