Jennifer Macias

Jennifer Macias

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hermiston, Ore.

High School:
Hermiston HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
Distance

XC/Track Eligibility:
Senior/Junior

OREGON STATE CROSS COUNTRY:

2010: Competed in four cross country meets ... Led the Beavers at the John Frank Memorial and the NCAA West Regional ... Finished eighth at the John Frank Memorial with a time of 16:19.80 in the 4,500 meter run ... Top time in the 6,000 meters was 21:27.78 at the Pac-10 Championships ... Earned cross country Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

2009: Competed in six cross country meets ... Emerged early in the season as the top runner, posting team's top finishes at Pre's Trail, the Sundodger Invitational and the Bill Dellinger Invitational ... Participated at the Pre-Nationals Meet ... Finished in the team's top four at both the Pac-10 Championships and NCAA West Regional ... Earned cross country Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

2008: Participated in four cross country meets... Finished 11th at the Mike Hodges Invitational ... Competed at the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional championships ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

2007: Competed in five cross country events ... Helped the team to a second place finish at the Mike Hodges Invitational and a third place finish at the Charles Bowles Invitational ... Finished 17th individually at the Mike Hodges Invitational ... Ran at the Pacific-10 cross country Championships and the NCAA West Regional.

OREGON STATE INDOOR TRACK:

2011: Competed in the 3,000 meters twice ... Best finish and time in the 3,000 meters was first at the University of Washington Invitational (1/29) with a time of 9:54.68.

2010:Competed once at the Washington Invitational (1/30) in the 3,000 meter run.

OREGON STATE OUTDOOR TRACK:

2011: Competed in seven meets ... Competed in the 1,500 meters three times ... Best finish in the 1,500 meters was second at the Linfield Icebreaker (3/4) ... Best time in the 1,500 meters was 4:35.62 at the Oregon Twilight (5/6) ... Competed in the 5,000 meters four times ... Best finish and time in the 5,000 meters was third at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) with a time of 16:52.28 ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

2010: Earned Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Competed five times in four different events ... Best finish of the season was a fourth place finish at the John Knight Twilight (4/9) ... Competed twice in the 5,000 meter run with best time of 17:28.37 coming at the Oregon Relays (4/30).

2009:
In track, finished second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival ... Led team in 1,500 meters at Lewis & Clark Invitational with fourth place finish ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

2008:
In track competed in six meets in three different events

HERMISTON HIGH SCHOOL: Ran cross country for four years under Dr. Spomer... lettered four times ... State cross country results: 9th ('03), 3rd ('04), 2nd ('05) and 2nd ('06) ... Participated in track for four years in the 1500m and 3000m under Dr. Spomer and Jake and Jen Puzzey in 2007... Earned four letters in track ... State track results: 9th (`04) in 3000m, 6th ('06) 3000m, 1st ('07)in 1500m and 3000m ... 2006 and 2007 Tri-Cities Runner of the Year ... 2005 All-Bowerman Team ... 2006 and 2007 Top Dawg in Track ... 2003-06 MVP in cross country ... 2003-06 All-State in cross country ... 2007 Hermiston High Female Athlete of the Year ... ASB Vice President, Youth Leadership President, Key Club, Universality, FCCLA, Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Jose and Lidia Macias... Double majoring in Early Childhood Development and Education with a minor in Spanish ... SAAC Vice President .... Family includes two brothers Jose Luis and Vladimir and two sisters Leslie and Kimberly ... Former prep teammates include prep teammates competing at the collegiate level are: Rebecca Berger (Wyoming), Kersse Lind (Eastern Washington), Michelle Coombs (Eastern Washington) and Darren Ramchran (Eastern Washington) ... Chose Oregon State because "of the great incoming class, to be a part of the future of the program as well as the coaches."

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