Jackie White
Jackie White
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wooster, Ohio
High School: Wooster
Events: Distance

Veteran distance runner who will challenge top runners on the team.

2016 Cross Country: Logged seven starts on the year while consistently battling for top-seven team finishes … Placed just outside top-seven Wooster scoring contingent at NCAC Championships (Oct. 30), finishing in 27:09.9 … Seventh Scot to cross at the All-Ohio Championships (Sept. 30), finishing in 26:41.5 …Added a top-five team finish (20:53.7) at the #JennaStrong Fall Classic (Oct. 14).

2016 Outdoor: Stepped up and delivered a strong performance in the 3000-meter steeplechase, just missing out on scoring at the NCAC Championships with a ninth-place time of 12:58.33 (May 6) … Also competed in the 1500 meters (5:24.20) at the conference meet … Turned in a career-best in the 1500 (5:16.22) at the Denison Big Red Invitational, garnering third-place honors (April 29) … Also competed in the steeplechase at the All-Ohio Championships (April 16).

2016 Indoor: Competed in the 800 meters in four meets, including the NCAC Championships, finishing with a 2:70.75 (March 4).

2015 Cross Country: Stepped up and delivered a quartet of top-seven performances … Earned a spot in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, and responded with a 26:02.4, and was Wooster’s sixth finisher (Nov. 14) … Ran a 25:56.1 6000 meters at the NCAC Championships (Oct. 31) … Also was a top-seven finisher at the NCAC Preview (Sept. 12) and the Otterbein Invitational (Sept. 19).

2015 Outdoor: Competed three times in the 800 … Logged a season-best time of 2:37.24 at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 24).

2015 Indoor: Did not compete.

2014 Cross Country: Competed in the first three meets of the year … Clocked in at 22:48.4 in the 5000-meter OWU Invitational (Sept. 6).

2014 Outdoor: Ran a career-best 2:30.51 in the preliminary heats of the 800 at the NCAC Championships (May 2) … Also had a strong outing in the 800 at the Kenyon Spring Invitational, crossing at 2:34.28 (April 19).

2014 Indoor: Competed three times in the 800 and once in the mile … Top 800 time (2:42.51) came at the Bob Shannon Invitational (Feb. 8) … Logged a 6:27.54 in the mile at the Fighting Scots’ Invitational (Feb. 1).

2013 Cross Country: A regular on the course during the non- end-of-season championship meets … Top 6K time was 27:45.1 at the All-Ohio Championships (Oct. 4) … Added a 22:25.3 5K at the #JennaStrong Classic (Oct. 18).

Prior to Wooster: Local product, who lettered all four years in cross country and track & field at Wooster High School.

Personal: Born Jan. 20, 1995 … Daughter of Lance White and June Chandler-White … Majoring in English with a minor in biology.