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Jessica Mathes
Position: Middle Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cherokee, Iowa
High School: Ridge View
Experience: 1 Letter

2013 and 2014 Outdoor/Indoor —Did not compete due to injury.

2012 Outdoor — Ran on the seventh place 4x400 relay at the Outdoor MVC Championsip... placed fifth in the 800 at Messersmith Invite in a personal best 2:16.31... fifth in the 400 and sixth in the 800 at Kip Janvrin Invite... finished fifth in the 800 at Jim Duncan Invite and seventh at the Arkansas Spring Invitational... 2012 Indoor — Member of the sixth place distance medley relay at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championship... placed third in the 600 at the Jack Jennett Invitational... ran sixth in the 400 at the Graphic Edge Alumni Meet.

Prep — Placed seventh in the 800 at both the 2010 and 2011 Iowa Class 2A state track meet for Ridge View High... also ran on fourth place 4x400 and fifth place distance medley relays at the 2011 state meet... Western Valley Conference track champion in the 400, 800 and 4x800 in 2010 and 800 and 4x400 in 2011... conference cross country champion in 2010... two-year captain and three-year track team MVP... holds four school records at Ridge View and two at Galva-Holstein... valedictorian of her class.

Personal — Accounting major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... honored with 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award... daughter of Don and Glenda Mathes... sister, Breanna, runs cross country and track at Morningside College... born in August, 1993 in Iowa.

Personal Bests
400 - 1:00.78i
600 - 1:38.49i
800 - 2:16.31