Jennifer

Kimball

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Mid Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Weymouth, Mass.
High School: Weymouth

Bio

2015-2016:

  • Led the Crusaders in the javelin throw with a team-best distance of 35.32m at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/24)
  • Also competed in the 200 and 800-meter runs, as well as the 55, 60 and 100-meter hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put and heptathlon events
  • Also ran as part of the 4x400m relay team
  • Recorded season-best times in the 200m (28.59) and the 800m (2:51.21) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/7), in the 55m hurdles (9.07) at New Hampshire (1/16), in the 60m hurdles (9.68) at the Joe Donahue Games (1/22) and in the 100m hurdles (15.87) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/24)
  • Cleared season-best distances in the high jump (1.60m) at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational (1/29), in the long jump (4.54m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6), in the shot put (9.60m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/24) and in the heptathlon (3818) at the at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6)

2014-2015: 

  • Competed in the 200-meter dash and 800-meter run, 55, 60 and 100-meter hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put, indoor pentathlon and heptathlon
  • Posted career-best times in the 200 (27.03) at the ECAC Outdoor Championship, in the 800 (2:28.01) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship, the 55-meter hurdles (8.78) versus New Hampshire and 60-meter hurdles (9.36) versus Maine
  • Cleared career-best height in high jump (1.65m) at the New England Indoor and Outdoor Championship, shot put (10.04m)  at the ECAC Outdoor Championship, the javelin (38.78m) at the Holy Cross Invitational
  • Scored career-high scores in the indoor pentathlon (3.367) at the Rhode Island Pentathlon and heptathlon (4,533) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
  • Named Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week (12/15). 

2013-2014:

  • Competed in the 55, 60, 100 and 400 meter hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin, shot put, pentathlon, heptathlon and the 200, 400 and 800
  • Ran career-best times in the 55 meter hurdle (8.91) and high jump (1.60m) against New Hampshire (Jan. 18)
  • Ran career-best times in 800 meter (2:33.14), and pentathlon (3,039) at the Rhode Island Pentathlon (Dec. 6), long jump (4.73m) and shot put (9.25m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 2)
  • Recorded season best-times in shot put (8.52m) at the Rhode island Pentathlon (Dec. 6) and long jump (4.58m) at the Rhode Island Pentathlon (Dec. 6), 200 meter (27.73), 800 meter (2:38.61), javelin (33.57m) and heptathlon (4,197) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 2), 100 meter hurdles (15.48) at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 19) and 400 meter hurdles (1:08.26) at the UMass Invitational (April 12).

 Before Holy Cross:

  • A seven-year member of the varsity track and field team at Weymouth High under head coach Mike Miller, serving as team captain in 2013
  • Selected as the league’s MVP in 2013
  • Named team MVP in 2012 and 2013
  • Named Bay State Conference All-Star in indoor track (2010, 2011 and 2012) and in outdoor track (2011, 2012 and 2013)
  • Received Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic recognition in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and was named Boston Globe All-Scholastic in 2013
  • Received Marathon Sports Athlete of the Week recognition
  • Set school records in the 600m, 100m hurdles, triple jump and 400m hurdles
  • Also set school records as part of the shuttle hurdle relay team
  • Additionally played one season of varsity tennis was a three-year member of the varsity soccer team, earning team MVP in 2009 and 2010 and won Best Offensive Player award in 2011

Personal:

  • Daughter of Edwin and Carol Kimball
  • Father played soccer at Bentley (Class of 1980)
  • Has three sisters (Amanda, Stephanie and Melissa)
  • Amanda played tennis for Mount Holyoke (Class of 2006), Stephanie played soccer at Colby-Sawyer (Class of 2007) and Melissa was a member of the track & field team at Bentley (Class of 2013)
  • Majoring in Economics

Kimball's Top Performances

Event

Time/Dist./Ht./Pts

Meet (Date)

200m

27.38

Patriot League Outdoor Championship(5/1/2015)

800m

2:33.14

Rhode Island Pentathlon (12/6/2013)

55m H

8.78

New Hampshire (1/17/2015)

60m H

9.36

Maine (2/7/2015)

100m H

15.48

Holy Cross Invitational (4/19/2014)

400m H

1:08.26

UMass Invitational (4/12/2014)

High Jump

1.65m

New England Indoor Championship (2/27/2015)

Long Jump

5.10m

Jay Carisella Invitational (12/13/2014)

Shot Put

10.04m

ECAC Outdoor Championship (5/15/2015)

Javelin

38.78m

Holy Cross Invitational (4/18/2015)

Pentathlon

3,367 pts

New England Indoor Championship (2/27/2015)

Heptathlon

4,533 pts

Patriot League Outdoor Championship(5/1/2015)

 

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