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 Jessica Ubanyionwu
Jessica Ubanyionwu
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Eastwood

Height:
5-7

Position:
Jumps

07/26/2012

Track Academics Honored by USTFCCCA

Baylor's men and women, along with 13 individuals earned all-academic honors

07/09/2012

304 Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll

65 earn perfect 4.0 grade-point averages for spring semester.

06/09/2012

Track Wraps Up NCAA Outdoor Championships

Baylor's 4x100-meter relay men earned All-America honors

06/08/2012

Track Heads to Final Day of NCAA Meet

Skylar White was Baylor's lone competitor on Day Three in the shot put

05/31/2012

TF: Ubanyionwu Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District

The award is the second of Jessica Ubanyionwu's career

• 2011 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team
• 2011 All-American Indoors (Triple Jump)
• 2011 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Triple Jump)
• 2011 All-Big 12 Indoors (Triple Jump)
• 2011 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
• 2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• 2010 All-American Indoors (Triple Jump)
• 2010 All-Big 12 Indoors (Triple Jump)
• 2010 NCAA Elite 88 Award (indoor)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• 2010 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• 2009 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Triple Jump)
• Six-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2011: Earned All-America honors at NCAA Indoor Championships in triple jump with sixth-place finish of career-best 43-5.75...Earned all-Big 12 honors both indoors and outdoors in triple jump, placing second indoors (43-2.25) and third outdoors with BU's second-best all-time leap of 44-1.25 behind only her current coach Stacey (Bowers) Smith...Earned NCAA Championship berth outdoors in triple jump with eighth-place finish at NCAA West Preliminary Rounds with leap of 42-2.75...Finished 11th at NCAA Outdoor Championships with leap of 42-5.5...Won outdoor triple jump at both UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (40-11.5) and Michael Johnson/Dr Pepper Classic (43-2.5)...Finished in top five in triple jump at all five regular season indoor meets, including runner-up finishes at Texas A&M Conference Challenge I (41-5.75) and II (41-11)...Earned Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team honors, along with Academic All-District First Team and Academic All-Big 12 First Team accolades...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2010: Earned All-America honors at NCAA Indoor Championships in triple jump, placing 16th with leap of 41-0.25...Also earned berth to NCAA Outdoor Championships, placing 12th at 41-09.75...Earned all-Big 12 honors indoors with fifth-place finish of 42-04 at league meet...Met NCAA provisional qualifying mark three times during indoor season...Won triple jump title at Victor Lopez Classic and Michael Johnson Classic...Season-best performances second all-time at Baylor in both indoor (43-01.75) and outdoor (42-11.5) behind only her coach, Stacey (Bowers) Smith...Had five top-five finishes during indoor season, including second-place showing of 41-07.75 at Big 12/Pac-10/SEC Challenge...Earned women's NCAA Elite 88 Award indoors with highest GPA of any NCAA Championship competitor...Also earned Academic all-Big 12 first team and USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2009: Regional qualifier in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 12.92m (42-04 3/4) to finish third at the Texas Invitational...Finished fifth overall at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a mark of 12.80m (42-00) to earn all-conference honors...At the Midwest Regional, finished 18th overall with a jump of 12.34m (40-06)...During the indoor season, recorded a provisional qualifying mark of 12.66m (41-06 1/2) to finish 10th at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational...Took 11th overall at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a mark of 12.27m (40-03 1/4).

High School: Three-year letterwinner for coaches Eduardo Ayala and Mike McLain at Eastwood High School...Led team to a second-place finish at the district meet as a senior and district championships as a sophomore and junior...Ranked as the nation's No. 3 triple jumper as a high school senior...State champion in the triple jump as a junior...Finished as runner-up in the triple jump as a senior...State runner-up in the long jump as a senior and junior...Set the regional record in the triple jump as a senior...Named MVP for El Paso track...Member of the National Honor Society and the honor roll...Holds personal-best marks of 19-3 ¼ in the long jump and 41-11 ¾ in the triple jump.

Personal:
Full name is Jessica Ijeoma Ubanyionwu...Born July 12, 1990, in El Paso, Texas...Daughter of Godwin and Francisca Ubanyionwu...Majoring in health science studies/pre-medicine.

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