Jessica Troike
Jessica Troike


Tuscola, Ill.

High School:


Middle Distance



Sixty-Six Northern Illinois Student-Athletes Earn Degrees in 2011-12

Total Includes 40 Who Graduated Saturday


Sixty-Six Northern Illinois Student-Athletes Earn Degrees in 2011-12

Total Includes 40 Who Graduated Saturday


Northern Illinois Wins Chicagoland Championships

Huskies take six event titles to outdistance DePaul for women's title


Northern Illinois Dominates IWU Invitational

Huskies take 11 event titles; break six meet, five track and two school records

2011-12: Indoor- Competed in two meets during the indoor season... Set a personal best in the 800 meters at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/17) with a 2:29.27 run to take eighth place. Outdoor- Ran at four meets, competing primarily in mid-distance events... Posted a personal-best time of 2:28.70 in the 800 meters at the UW-Whitewater Alternative Meet (4/28) to finish a season-high 11th place... Took 15th in the 800 meters at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (3/17) with a time of 2:28.72... Ran 2:30.06 for a 17th place showing in the 800 meters at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14)... Ran a career-best 5:12.75 in the 1500 meters at the Chicagoland Championships.

2010-11: Indoor- Registered a new personal record in the 800m at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/18) with a time of 2:35.77, placing 10th... finished a season-best fifth place at the Redbird Invitational (1/22) in the 800m. Outdoor- Ran in three meets... ran a season-low 800m time of 2:37.25 at the Whitewater Invitational (4/30).

2009-10: Indoor- Posted her career best time in the 1-mile run at the Tadd Metzger Invitational (1/30) with an eighth-place time of 5:50.41 ... ran her best career time in the 1,000 meters with a 3:24.48 at the Panther Open (1/16) ... posted a season-best time of 2:37.57 in the 800m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic (1/23) Outdoor- Placed fifth in the 800-meter dash with a finish of 2.50.82 at the Huskie Open (4/29).

2008-09: Indoor- Finished fourth in the 1,000m at the Illinios Intercollegiate (1/31) with a career-best time of 3:27.78 ... also ran the 800m, 3,000m and mile during the year. Outdoor- Achieved a season-best time of 5:27.55 in the 1500m at the Marquette Invitational (4/25) ... earned a second-place time of 2:36.54 in the 800m run to place second at the NIU Invitational (5/9).

High School: Four-year letterwinner served as team captain her senior and junior seasons... as a senior, qualified for state as a member of the 4x800m relay squad, which also won the sectional title... also qualified for sectionals in cross country... as a junior, was named cross country MVP and helped the 4x800m relay team to the state championships after finishing second at sectionals... member of the 4x800m relay team that qualified for state and set a school record as a sophomore... four-year honor roll student was also a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Deborah and Carl Troike, Jr.... born Jan. 22, 1990... father was a track and field and cross country athlete at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology... enjoys photography and reading... admires Steve Prefontaine and Alan Webb.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
800 Meters 2:29.27 2/17/2012 800 Meters 2:28.70 4/28/2012
1000 Meters 3:24.48 1/16/2010 1500 Meters 5:12.75 4/6/2012
Mile 5:50.41 1/30/2010
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