Women's Cross Country

Jessica Jackson
Jessica Jackson


Houston, Texas

High School:
Incarnate Word Academy



2005 (Cross Country): Started the season placing third with teammate Krystal Rodriquez in Baylor Relays...finished 79th at Roy Griak Invitational...claimed third place North Texas Invitational...finished 87th at pre-national meet...placed seventh in 5k run at C-USA Championships...finished 20th at NCAA South Central Regional.

2004-05 - Indoor: Finished third in the one mile (4:57.93) at the WAC Championships... Placed fifth in the 3000m (10:16.11) at the OU Classic... Cross Country: Second team All-WAC... Helped SMU to its first women's team title... Ran 18:41 at the Mean Green Invite as SMU took the team title... Finished 12th at the Standord Invite witha time of 14:16... Helped SMU win the Murray Keating Invitational with a time of 17:25, good for seventh place... Top-20 finish at the Chili Pepper Invite (21:32.4) as SMU won another title... 10th place at the WAC Championships (18:00.9)... 4th place finish (20:45) at the South Central Regionals... Ran 22.21 at the NCAA Championships... Outdoor: Fourth place in the 1,500m at the WAC Championships (4:30.55)... Ninth place at the Texas Relays in the 1,500m (4:36.89)... Fourth place at the Arlington Invite in the 3,000m (10:03.79)... Personal best 1,500m time of 4:32.44 at the Florida Relays... Indoor: Helped the distance medley team take first place at the WAC Indoor Championships... Member of second-fastest indoor distance medley time at the Tyson Invite (11:52.68).

2003-04 - Cross Country: Placed 11th in the 6k at the A&M Invite... Placed 15th in the 5k at the WAC Championships... Competed at the Cowboy Jamboree, UTA Invite, Chili Pepper Invite, and UNT Invite; Indoor: Placed third in the one mile at the WAC Championships; Outdoor: Placed first in the 800m at the College Station Relays... Placed fourth in the 1500m at the Arlington Invite... Placed sixth in the 1500m at the A&M Invite... Took first in the 1500m at the Tulsa Invite... Finished sixth in the 1500m at the WAC Championships (4:33.65).

Prep: Lettered four years at Incarnate Word... Holds several school records at Incarnate Word... Won second place at the AAV National Junior Olympics... Won first place in TAPPS state competition in the one and two mile races in 2003... Also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Enjoys reading... Daughter of Jimmy and Gloria Jackson... Has one brother, Colton... Majoring in Markets and Culture.

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