UND Roster

2014-15 Track and Field Roster

Jessie Christian

Sprints / Jumps


Class Senior
Hometown Washington D.C.
High School Georgetown Day School
Bio

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.