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     Jessie Christian  
    Jessie

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Washington D.C.

    High School:
    Georgetown Day School

    Event:
    Sprints / Jumps

    Birthdate:
    10/30/1991


    AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 13 meets during the indoor & outdoor track & field seasons ... specialized in the triple jump and long jump ... competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and had a season best in the triple jump (11.83m) ... placed first in the long jump and third in the triple jump at the Polytan Invitational ... achieved a second-place finish in the long jump at the Louisville Border Battle with a season best jump of 5.87m ... took sixth in the long jump at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... took third in both the triple jump and long jump at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in nine meets during the indoor & outdoor track & field season ... placed second in the triple jump at the Hillsdale College "GINA" Relays with a 11.23m leap ... participated in the long jump and triple jump during the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... set a career best in the long jump (5.62m) with a fifth place finish at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... earned a career best (11.59m) triple jump score at the Notre Dame Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

    AS A FRESHMAN:Opened her rookie season with the Irish at the Blue & Gold Invitational with competition in the triple jump and the 60m dash...brought home a fifth place finish in the 60m dash and a second place finish in the triple jump ...made another strong showing at the Notre Dame Invitational with a seventh place 60m dash and a third place finish in the triple jump ... finished her season at the Meyo Invitational with competition in two events.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Six-time letter winner in softball, outdoor track and indoor track ... team captain, MVP, all-conference and all-state selection during her senior campaign of indoor & outdoor track ... 2010 Georgetown Outstanding Female Athlete ... daughter of Alphonso and Michaele Christian ... youngest of three girls ... five relatives have attended Notre Dame ... member of the Black Culture Club, Sisters in Spirit and Young Women of Color ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in English.

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