UND Roster

2015-16 Track and Field Roster

Josephine Jackson

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Class Sophomore
Hometown Pontiac, MI
High School Walled Lake Central
Bio

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:

  • 2017 Second Team All-ACC (indoor shot put)

AS A SENIOR:

  • Set a PR in the shot put at the Alex Wilson Invite with a distance of 16.23 meters (indoor).
  • Threw a season best at discus of 41.61 meters at the ACC Championships (outdoor).

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Won first place in shot put during the Stanford Invitational (14.76m).
  • Came in second place in shot put in the Sun Angel Track Classic (14.88m).
  • Placed first in shot put in the Virginia Challenge (15.02m).
  • Achieved a personal best during the ACC Outdoor Championships, grabbing the third spot on the all-time best performance list for outdoor shot put (15.62m). 

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Did not compete during the track & field season.

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Embarked on first collegiate campaign in style, snatching a second-place finish in the shot put (13.31m) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Walled Lake Central High School (Southfield, MI) in the spring of 2013.
  • Earned four letters in track & field.
  • Runner-up in shot put and discus at the state championships (2013).
  • Regional champion in shot put and discus (2013).
  • Two-time conference champion in both shot put and discus.
  • Three-time Walled Lake City Most Valuable Athlete.
  • Born in Pontiac, Mich., to Towanna Jackson.
  • Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and studying Film, Television and Theater.

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