MINERS

Janice Jackson
 Janice Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Catherine, Jamaica

High School:
Medgar Evers College Preparatory School

Last College:
Clemson University

Event:
Hurdles/Sprints

Birthdate:
10/30/1991

04/12/2014

Miners Post Top Finishes at UTEP Invitational

UTEP proved to be a tough competitor taking nine gold crowns at the annual UTEP Invitational.

04/10/2014

Miners to Host Last Outdoor Home Meet of 2014

The UTEP track and field team will take the track one last time at home as they host the UTEP Invitational.

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

03/30/2014

Relay Team Takes First at Texas Relays

The women's 4x400 relay concluded Saturday on a high note posting a gold medal finish at Texas Relays.

03/28/2014

Miners Concluded Day Three of Texas Relays

Janice Jackson advances to the finals in the 100m hurdles.

04/13/2013

UTEP Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/23/2013

UTEP Springtime, 2013

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

05/09/2012

Don Kirby Invitational

The Miners competed at the 2012 DonKirby Invitational on April 7, 2012.

04/14/2012

UTEP Invitational. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

03/24/2012

UTEP Springtime. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2013: Indoor:Registered the fastest time in school history and seventh fastest in the nation in the 60m hurdles with a personal best time of 8.17 posted at the Conference USA Championships...placed tenth in 60m hurdles prelims at the NCAA Championships...claimed gold in the 60m hurdles in all four meets of the season...finished first in the 60m hurdles at the Texas A&M Invitational with a mark of 8.29, defeating 17 runners...took first in the 60m hurdles at the New Mexico Classic and the Cherry & Silver Invitational... named to the 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the indoor season.

Outdoor:Clocked in an eighth place finish of 13.06 in the 100m hurdles at the NCAA Championships, garnering All-American honors and the second-fastest time in the UTEP recordbooks...registered a personal-best time of 12.99 with a wind of 2.8 in the 60m hurdles prelims to qualify for the NCAA Championship finals...recorded four first-place finishes throughout the season...claimed gold in the 100m hurdles at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 13.11 with a wind of 0.1...finished first in the 100m hurdles at Drake Relays with a time of 13.26 and wind of -1.6...crossed the finish line first at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 13.37 W: 1.0...placed first at the UTEP Springtime in the 100m hurdles...garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field team honors with a 3.93 GPA...was named to the 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the outdoor season.

2012: Indoor: Registered the fastest time in school history in the 60m hurdles with a personal-best of 8.28 posted at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... claimed silver in the 60m hurdles at the Conference USA Championships recording the third-fastest time in school history (8.36) ... finished third overall in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.38 secured at the Texas A&M Invitational ... posted a gold and silver finish at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in the 60m hurdles and 4x400m relay with times of 8.49 and 3:47.66, respectively ... a member of the 4x400m relay team that recorded a season-best of 3:47.21 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational.

Outdoor: Recorded the second-fastest time in school history in the 100m hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships with a personal-best of 13.24 earning sixth place overall ... claimed bronze at the C-USA Championships in the 100m hurdles earning the 25th spot in the nation in the event and clocking in the third-fastest time in the school annuals (13.27) ... competed at the NCAA Championships in the 100m hurdles clocking in a time of 13.35 ... crossed the finish line third in the 100m hurdles at Drake Relays (13.55) ... took gold at the UTEP Invitational in the 100m hurdles (13.48) ... a member of the 4x100m relay team that clocked in a season-best of 44.65 at the UTEP Springtime meet ... part of the 4x200m relay team that took fourth at Drake Relays with a time of 1:37.41.

Before UTEP: 2011 (Clemson): Posted 15 top-10 finishes and five top-25 finishes as a freshmen ... set a season-best of 24.67 in the 200m in the indoor competition at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet ... registered a season-best of 13.68 in the 100m hurdles at the 2011 Texas Relays ... crossed the finish line in sixth-place at the Bob Pollock Spring Invitational in the 100 hurdles with a time of 14.02 ... at the Clemson Invitational set a personal-best of 41.46 in the 300m indoor race.

High School: A two-time indoor All-American in the women's 60m hurdles ... finished third with a time of 8.71 in the 60m hurdles at the National Scholastic meet ... In 2009 was named a Nike Outdoor All-American in the women's 100m hurdles.

Personal:Daughter of Daphne Williams ... has five siblings ... majoring in multidisciplinary studies ... born in St. Catherine, Jamaica on October 30, 1991.

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