Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Jessica Stietzel
Player Profile:
Jessica Stietzel 2289947
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stamford, Conn.
High School: Stamford

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the high jump
  • Finished 13th in the high jump (1.46m) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15)
  • Placed third (1.49m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the high jump, long jump and triple jump
  • Recorded a career-best height in the high jump (1.60m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19) and posted a career-best distance in the long jump (4.90m) at the UMass Boston Indoor Open (12/5)
  • Notched season-best distance in the triple jump (10.52m) at the Scarlet and White Invitational (2/6)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015: 

  • Competed in the high jump, long jump and triple jump
  • Cleared season-high height/distance in the high jump (1.55m) and long jump (4.80m) at the Holy Cross Invitational and and triple jump (10.64m) at the Brown Springtime Open. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity indoor track team at Stamford High School
  • Team captain for the 2013-2014 season
  • Earned Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete honors
  • Named Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week in 2013
  • Four-year member of the varsity outdoor track team
  • Team captain in 2014
  • Earned second team All-FCIAC honors in 2013
  • Earned Stamford Outstanding Field Athlete honors in 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Three-year member of the varsity soccer team
  • 2013 team captain
  • Held the title of layout manager for the school newspaper.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Charles and Christina Stietzel
  • Father ran track at the University of Connecticut
  • Has one brother (Andrew) and one sister (Erica)
  • Majoring in Physics

Stietzel’s Top Performances

Event

Dist./Ht.

Meet (Date)

High Jump

1.60m

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19/2016)

Long Jump

4.90m

UMass Boston Open (12/5/2015)

Triple Jump

10.64m

Brown Springtime Open (4/26/2015)

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