Jenna Severson
Jenna Severson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
St. Anthony

Event:
Hurdles

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notables
USTFCCA All-Academic (2010)

At Wisconsin
2012 Outdoor: Did not compete

2012 Indoor: Did not compete

2011 Indoor: Redshirt season, competed unattached in the 400 meters to take third place with a time of 59.07 at the Badger Track Classic (1/15)

2011 Outdoor: Redshirt season

2010 Indoor: Placed eighth in the 600 meters at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 1:34.78 ... member of the eighth-place 4x400-meter relay team at the Big Ten championships (3:45.69) ... finished eighth in the 400 meters at the New Balance Collegiate (2/5) in 56.76 ... finished second in the 600 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) in 1:33.94

2010 Outdoor: Finished 34th in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/27) in a time of 1:01.30 ... finished seventh in the 400-meter hurdles in a personal-best time of 59.84 and was a member of the ninth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:44.87) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... won the 400-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) in a time of 1:02.30 ... finished 16th in the 400-meter hurdles with a then-personal-best time of 1:00.65 and was a member of the 14th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:44.53) at the Drake Relays (4/23-24) ... finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.25) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17) ... finished 14th in the 400-meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) in a then-personal-best time of 1;01.05 ... placed 23rd in the 400-meter hurdles at the Florida Relays (4/2) in a then-personal-best time of 1:01.57 ... placed fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.37) and was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team (3:45.11) at the Florida State Relays (3/27)

2009 Indoor: Finished eighth in the 600 meters at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in 1:32.34 ... ran a personal-best time of 1:32.10 in the preliminaries ... won the 600 meters at the Wisconsin Badger Open in 1:35.50 ... ran a then-personal-best 57.43 in the 400 meters at the Iowa State Classic ... won the Badger Track Classic with a time of 58.44 in the 400 meters ... was a member of the 4x400 relay team that won the Notre Dame Invitational in 3:50.96

2009 Outdoor: Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Rose-Hulman Early Bird (3/21) in 1:02.38 ... took third in the 100-meter hurdles (15.69) and ran a personal best in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.04) at the Jim Duncan Invitational (4/11) ... placed 6th in the 400 meter hurdles at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) in 1:03.34 ... finished ninth in the 400 meter hurdles at the Big Ten championships (5/17) after running a personal best 1:01.68 in the preliminary ... was a part of the fourth place Jim Click Shootout (4/4) and seventh-place Big Ten championship 4x400 meter relay teams

High School
Two-time Minnesota Class AA state champion in the 300-meter hurdles (2007, 08) ... as a senior, also took fifth in 100-meter hurdles at state ... three-time all-state selection ... won Tri Metro Conference title in 300 hurdles all four years ... three-time conference champion in the 100 hurdles ... four-time all-conference pick ... also participated in soccer all four years ... two-time all-conference selection in soccer ... named 2008 Athena Award winner as school's top female athlete ... earned Distinguished Academic Award all four years

Personal
Parents are Ted and Angie Severson ... has two brothers, Tad and Van ... double major in journalism and psychology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
300 Meters 41.15 1-23-10 100 Hurdles 14.70 High School
400 Meters 56.76 2-5-10 400 Hurdles 59.84 5-16-10
600 Meters 1:32.10 2-28-09
Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (1)
2010

USTFCCA All-Academic (1)
2010


At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2010 - Outdoor
400-Meter Hurdles: 34th-P (1:01.30)

At the Big Ten Championships
2010 - Indoor
600 Meters: 9th-P (1:32.37)
600 Meters: 8th (1:34.78)
4x400-Meter Relay: 8th (3:45.69)

2010 - Outdoor
400-Meter Hurdles: 4th-P (59.86)
400-Meter Hurdles: 7th (59.84)
4x400-Meter Relay: 9th (3:44.87)

2009 - Indoor

600 Meters: 8th-P (1:32.10)
600 Meters: 8th (1:32.34)
4x400-Meter Relay: 9th (3:48.24)

2009 - Outdoor
400-Meter Hurdles: 9th-P (1:01.68)
400-Meter Hurdles: 9th (1:02.84)
4x400-Meter Relay: 7th (3:45.24)

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