Jenna

Gasparrini

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Year: Junior
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
High School: Immaculate

Bio

2017-18:

  • Competed in the indoor 3,000m and 5,000m and outdoor 1,500m and 10,000m events

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity cross country team under head coach Brian Hayes
  • Served as captain junior and senior year
  • Named Rookie of the Year (2012), Most improved (2013) and Most valuable (2015)
  • Qualified for All-conference and All-state (2013, 2015)
  • State Champions (2012, 2013, 2015)
  • Recorded a 5k PR (18:32) in 2015 
  • Also four-year member of the varsity track and field team
  • Served as captain junior and senior year
  • Named Most valuable (2015, 2016)
  • Qualified for All-conference, all-state (2015, 2016)
  • Recorded the 5k school record and PRs in 1600 (5:10), 3200 (10:58), 3000 (10:16), 5000 PR (17:50)
  • Served as Class treasurer and member of the Key Club, National Honors Society, Campus Ministry and Student Council

Personal:

  • Daughter of John and Tehri
  • Has four brothers (Drew, William, Matthew and Ben) and one sister (Kara)
  • Relatives who attended Holy Cross: Matthew (twin brother, 2020), Hugh Gallagher jr. (1986), Hugh Gallagher (1954), Edward Gallagher (1915), Msgr. Hugh
    Gallagher (1912)

Gasparrini's Top Performances:

Event Time Meet (Date)
3,000m (indoor) 9:56.28 John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/26/18)
5,000 (indoor) 16:52.28 ECAC Indoor Championships (3/2/18)
10,000m (outdoor) 36:05.40 Patriot League Championships (5/4/18)
1,500m (outdoor) 4:47.72 Black & Gold Invitational (3/31/18)
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