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     Jessie Christian  
    Jessie

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Washington D.C.

    High School:
    Georgetown Day School

    Event:
    Sprints / Jumps

    Birthdate:
    10/30/1991


    04/21/2013

    Irish Dominate With 42 Top-Five Finishes At The Polytan Invitational

    Margaret Bamgbose led all roster members with three event victories.

    04/17/2013

    Irish To Be Represented In Three Meets This Week

    Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.

    04/13/2013

    Commonwealth Squeezes Past Hoosierland By Eight Points At Fourth-Annual Border Battle

    The Irish established three meets records.

    04/07/2013

    Irish Pick Up Six Second-Place Finishes At The Spartan Invitational

    Nevada Sorenson sets the second-best time in the BIG EAST in the 100mH.

    04/04/2013

    Track And Field Set For This Weekend's Spartan Invitational

    The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.

    02/18/2013

    2012-13 BIG EAST Championship

    2012-13 BIG EAST Championship

    AS A SENIOR:Competed in 12 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... specialized in both the triple jump and long jump ... set a season best mark in the triple jump (11.82m) at the ACC Indoor Championships while also placing 13th in the long jump (5.68m) at the same meet ... had a busy start to the season, competing in three events at the Blue and Gold Invitational: placed eighth in the 60m dash (7.94); notched a second place finish in the long jump (5.84m); and finished second in the triple jump (11.38m) ... experienced a successful trip to the New Mexico Team Invitational, recording a ninth place finish in the long jump (5.77m) and placing 10th in the triple jump ... had an impressive start to the outdoor season, jumping to a third place finish in the long jump (5.73m) at the Victor Lopez Invitational ... placed 21st in the long jump (5.46m) at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... concluded her collegiate career with a ninth place finish in the long jump (5.38m) at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... earned a monogram.

    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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