Jessi

Smith

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Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bayard, Neb.
High School: Bayard
Major: Communication Studies

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
600m: 1:36.71 (2/16/18)
800m: 2:31.96 (1/13/17)
Outdoor
400m: 59.28 (4/15/17)
800m: 2:11.25A (4/27/18)
1,500m: 4:52.62 (4/14/18)
400m Hurdles: 1:05.07 (4/27/17)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): 800m - 2:13.50p (22nd)

2018 (Freshman/Sophomore)
Indoor: Set a PR in the 600m and placed fifth at the Nebraska Tune-Up with a time of 1:36.71.

Outdoor: Finished 22nd in the 800m with a time of 2:13.50 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...ran a personal-best time of 2:11.25A and claimed the 800m title at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout...ran a PR of 4:52.62 in the 1,500m at the John McDonnell Invitational...won the 800m at the John McDonnell Invitational with a time of 2:15.12.

2017 (Redshirt/Freshman)
Indoor: Redshirted...competed in one indoor meet...placed third in the distance medley relay (12:28.71) and placed 22nd in the 800m (2:31.96) at the Holiday Inn Invitational.

Outdoor: Competed in five regular-season meets...set a PR in the 400m (59.28) at the Tom Botts Invitational...placed fourth and posted a personal best in the 400m hurdles (1:05.07) at the Prairie Wolf Invite...took fourth and set a PR in the 800m (2:17.14) at the Nebraska Invitational.

Before Nebraska
Was a middle distance standout at Bayard High School in Bayard, Nebraska...captured five state titles in her high school career...won the Class C state titles in both the 400m and 800m in 2014 and 2015...won the 300m hurdles title as a senior in 2016 while finishing second in the 400m, fourth in the 200m and fifth in the 100m...as a junior in 2015, set a 400m best of 57.18...set an 800m prep best of 2:15.27 to win the state title as a sophomore.

Personal
Born June 2, 1998 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska...parents are Jeff Smith and Celeste and Teddy Nutter...major is communication studies.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2