Jessica Statler
Jessica Statler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids, IA

High School:
Cedar Rapids Prairie

Height:
5-8

Event:
Jumps


04/19/2014

Huskies Capture Nine Wins at Blue Demon Invitational

Claudette Day tops NIU high jump record

2008-09: Indoor - High jump specialist leapt to a season-best 5-7, taking second at the CMU Quad (2/6)... won the Illinois Intercollegiate (1/31) with a 5-5.25 jump... finished second with a 5-6 leap at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/20)... placed fifth at the ISU Early Bird (12/6), Carle/Health Alliance Invite (1/24) and Panther Open (1/17). Outdoor- Claimed first place in the high jump at the Northridge (3/14) with a 5-06 mark ... notched a second-place finish with a high jump score of 5-07 at the Ben Brown Invitational (3/7) ... placed ninth at the Mike Poehlein (4/4) Invitational with a high jump mark of 5-01.

2008 Highlights: Opened the season winning the high jump (5'07.00") at the Redbird Invite (12/8/07)... won the high jump with a leap of 5'05".75 at the Badger Track Classic (1/12/08)... finished fifth in the high jump at the EIU Mega Meet (1/19/08) with a jump of 5'06.00" ... took second in the high jump with a jump of 5'05.00" at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic (1/26/08).

2007 Highlights: Claimed the team's best indoor high jump (5-60.5) at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational, winning her first title as a Huskie in the event (1/27/07)... earned (1.70m/5-7) title at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (3/31/07)... captured the title in the high jump (1.70m/5-7) at the Jack Shaw Invitational (4/21/07)... claimed the high jump title and set the school record with a NCAA Regional qualifying mark and personal best of (1.75m/5-8.75) at the Redbird Classic (4/28/07)... took first place in the high jump (1.65m/5-5) at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/5/07)... finished fourth in the high jump (1.70m/5-7) at the MAC Outdoor Championships.

High School: Ran varsity all four years... Holds the school record for the high jump (5-7)... also competed in volleyball and basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Julie and Kent Statler... Victory Scholar. Major: Business. Birthday: December 27, 1987.