Track & Field

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02/18/2017

Irish Close Regular Season with 22 Personal Records

Irish track and field program turns in 22 personal bests at final regular-season meet on Saturday

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Led the Irish in the long jump with a season best and PR of 6.54m at the ACC Indoor Championship.
  • Also led the Irish in long jump during the outdoor season with a season best of 6.29, set at the Louisville Invite.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Middleton High School in June of 2016.
  • Received four varsity letters in track and field and one letter in soccer.
  • Led his team to conference championship and regional championships all four years.
  • Was sectional champion in 2013, 2015-16.
  • Was state runner-up in 2016.
  • Was a member of the Madison Jets club team.
  • Competed in eight Big Eight Conference and Regional meets as a freshman.
  • Finished third in the long jump at the Big Eight Conference Meet his sophomore year.
  • Broke a 30-year-old school record in the long jump to win the Big Eight Conference Meet by 18 inches (23 feet, 2.5 inches).
  • Was a member of the winning 4x800m in the same meet.
  • Was the regional champion and finished fifth at the WIAA State Meet (top-finishing non-senior).
  • Was awarded Field MVP as a junior.
  • Voted team captain his senior year.
  • Was the long jump champion at the Big Eight Championship.
  • Was regional and sectional champion in the long jump as a senior.
  • Finished in fifth at WIAA State Meet.
  • Named Field MVP.
  • Full name is Jack Vernon Jesse.
  • Born in Madison, Wisconsin, to Vern and Barb Jesse.
  • Has one brother, Kyle.
  • Has two sisters, Erica and Ellen.
  • Intends to major in accounting.

LINK TO TFRRS PROFILE:

Jack Jesse
Jack  Jesse

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Middleton, Wisc.

High School:
Middleton

Event:
Jumps

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