Women's Cross Country


  Jennifer Harkey
Jennifer Harkey


Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neugua Valley


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) Cross Country Competed in four meets ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships finished the 5K in 20:45 (11/1) ... Finished the 5K in 22:38 at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/13).

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: Jennifer Kaitlan Harkey ... Born on July 25, 1990, in Naperville, Ill., to Carl and Diane Harkey ... Sister of Jamie ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

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