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  Jessie Tanner

Jessie Tanner

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newark, Ohio

High School:
Newark Catholic

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
04/06/1987

2008 Honors:
Indoor & Outdoor Academic All-MAC Team

2009: INDOOR SEASON: Turned in her season-best throw in the shot put at the MAC Championships where she placed10th with a heave of 45-10.50 ... Also placed11th in the weight throw at the MAC Championships ... Won the shot put at the Kenyon Classic ... Won the weight throw at the Capital Invitational and Marietta Open ... Bettered her school record in the weight throw at the BGSU Challenge with her season-best throw of 55-09.75 that was later broken by Bahiyjaui Allen ... Named to the All-MAC Academic Team. OUTDOOR SEASON: Competes in the shot put, hammer, discus and javelin for Ohio ... Holds school's second-best marks of the season in all four events ... Won the discus at three meets and the javelin at one ... Turned in her season-best throw in the shot put of 44-08.00 at the Sea Ray Relays ... Finished fifth at the All-Ohio Championships in the discus with her season-best mark of 151-05 ... Also finished fourth at the All-Ohio in the javelin ... Season-best throw in the javelin of 134-08 recorded at the Green & White Invitational ... Notched three top-10 finishes at the MAC Championships, placing sixth in both the hammer and discus and eighth in the javelin ... Turned in season-best throw of 171-10 in the hammer at the conference championship ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Team ... Selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Third Team on June 4.

2008: OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the shot put, discus, hammer, and javelin for the Bobcats ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Team for the third time in her career and second time in outdoor ... Finished fourth in the shot put at the Ohio Open with a distance of 44-00.00 ... Placed third in the discus with a toss of 144-00 feet at the Miami Invite on April 12 ... Took first in the javelin at both the Green & White Invite and the Ohio Open ... INDOOR SEASON: Named to the 2008 Indoor Academic All-MAC Team with a 4.0 GPA as a junior ... Recorded a new Ohio track and field program record with a weight throw toss of 55-09.25 at the All-Ohio Championships on Feb. 16 ... Previously broke the Bobcat weight throw record earlier in the season with a throw of 55-07.50 at the Akron Open on Feb. 1 ... Also competed in the shot put for the Bobcats with a season-best throw of 43-03.75 at the All-Ohio Championships on Feb. 16 ... Also competed in the discus once with a throw of 139-05 at the Akron Open on Feb. 1.

2007: OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the discus throw at the Hillsdale Relays, recording a season best of 45.49 meters ... Competed in both the hammer throw and the shot put at the MAC Championships ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Team ... INDOOR SEASON: Finished ninth at the MAC Championships in the weight throw, posting the team's best mark for the season (55-00.75) ... Recorded a season-best 13.32 meters in the shot put at the All-Ohio Championships, the team's second-best mark.

HIGH SCHOOL: Personal record in high school for the discus was 139'11'' and 42'3" in the shot put ... Two-time third-place finisher at the state meet in shot put ... State runner-up in discus three times ... Holds high school, Licking County and Mid-State League records in shot put and discus ... OHSAA Scholar Athlete ... High school valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Debbie Graham and Joe Tanner ... Majoring in business.