Concordia University Wisconsin Athletics

 

Women's Track & Field

 
Jessica Hennig
Jessica Hennig
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Springfield, Ill.
High School: Springfield Lutheran
Position: Pole Vault/Sprints/Javelin
Major: Secondary Education English
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor

2014 Season (Senior): Competed in the 200 and 400-meter dashes, the 600 and 800-meter runs, the 400-meter hurdles, javelin throw and various relays... INDOOR: Competed at six meets...Was member of indoor school-record setting 4X400-meter relay team...Team set mark with a time of 4:14.11 at the NACC Indoor Championships (Mar. 1), good for a second-place finish...Placed third in the 800-meter run at the NACC Championships with a time of 2:27.18...Won the 800-meter dash at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up (Feb. 22) with a PR time of 2:26.78...Finished sixth in the only 600-meter run of the season at the Tadd Metzger Invitational (Jan. 31)...4X400-meter relay team finished in the top five of all three meets competed in...OUTDOOR: Set a school record in the 400-meter hurdles and won the event at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 2-3) with a time of 1:05.98...Was also a member of the school-record setting outdoor 4X400-meter relay team at the NACC Championships...Team ran a 4:09.13 for a third-place finish at the meet...Earned four top-seven finishes at the Beloit Relays (Apr. 25-26)...Placed third in the 400-meter hurdles, fourth in the 400, seventh in the javelin throw and was a member of the fourth-place finishing 4X200-meter relay team...Placed second in the 400-meter hurdles at the Benedictine Eagle Invite (Apr. 12) with a time of 1:08.36 and added a third place finish in the event (1:09.45) at the Carroll University Invite (Apr. 5)...Earned three top-five finishes in the 4X400-meter relay during the outdoor season.

2013 Season (Junior): Competed in the 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 800-meter run and pole vault during the indoor season...INDOOR: Placed first in the 200-meter dash with a personal-best time of 27.32 at the Wisconsin Red & White Open (Feb. 15)...Also placed in top five in the pole vault (2.60 meters) and the 400-meter dash (1:02.94) at the Wisconsin Red & White Open...Ran the 800-meter run in a personal-best time of 2:26.89 at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 2), placing fourth...Finished in top nine in 13 of 14 meets competed in during the indoor season...Cleared season-best 2.65 meters in the pole vault at the Carthage Tadd Metzger Invitational (Jan. 25)...Was member of the 4x400-meter relay team at two events.

2012 Season (Sophomore): Competed in the 200-, 400- and 800-meters, 4x100-, 4x400 and 4x800-meter relays, 400-meter hurdles, distance medley relay, heptathlon, high jump, javelin throw, long jump, pole vault...Set the school record in the heptathlon (3,270) at the North Central College Gregory Final Qualifier (May 15-18)...Helped set the school record in the 4x400-meter relay (4:17.60) at the Northern Athletics Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 25)...Had 25 top-10 finishes...INDOOR: Began the season with a third place finish in the distance medley relay (13:56.43) at the Wisconsin Private College Invite (Jan. 13-14)...Placed fourth in the 400-meters (1:04.23) at the Rocky Rocco Invitational (Jan. 21)...Was third in the 800-meters (2:31.26) and fifth in the 4x400-meters (4:23.34) at the Tadd Metzger Invitational (Jan. 27)...Was third in the 400-meters (1:03.81) at the UW-Parkside Classic Open (Feb. 4)...Ran to a second place finish in the 4x400-meter relay (4:17.60) and fifth in the 400-meters (1:03.60) at the Northern Athletics Conference Indoor Championships...OUTDOOR: Was fifth in the 4x100-meter relay (53.07) at the Emory Invitational (Mar. 23-24)...Finished second in the 400-meter hurdles (1:12.04), third in the 400-meters (1:05.46) and fourth in the pole vault (2.58m) at the Cougar Invitational (Apr. 19-20)...Placed third in the 4x400-meter relay (4:14.82), fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (1:09.03) and fifth in the 400-meters (1:01.58) at the NAC Outdoor Championships...Finished third 800-meters (2:30.86) at the Gregory Multi-Event (May 15-18)...Was 12th in the heptathlon (3,270) at the North Central College Gregory Final Qualifier (May 15-18).

High School: Was part of high school conference champion relay teams in the 4x400 and 4x800...Was a John Davis Track Scholarship winner in 2010...High school track & field coach was Denise Henning...Also played volleyball and basketball, and was part of championship teams in both sports.

Personal: Daughter of James and Denise...Has one younger brother, Joshua...Has younger two sisters, Angela and Michelle...Has numerous family members who competed at the collegiate level.