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 Nichole Jones
Nichole Jones
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spring, Texas

High School:
Westfield

Height:
5-2

11/11/2006

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Baylor Cross Country NCAA Regional - 11/11/2006

• 2008 All-South Central Region Cross Country • 2008 All-American Indoors (Distance Medley Relay) • 2008 Big 12 Indoor Champion (1,000 Meters) • 2008 Big 12 Indoor Champion (Distance Medley Relay) • 2008 All-Big 12 Outdoors (1,500 Meters) • 2008 All-big 12 Indoors (3,000 Meters) • 2007 All-American Outdoors (800 Meters) • 2007 All-American Indoors (Distance Medley Relay) • 2007 Big 12 Outdoor Freshman of the Year • 2007 Big 12 Indoor Freshman of the Year • 2007 All-Midwest Region (800 Meters) • 2007 Big 12 Outdoor Champion (800 Meters) • 2007 Big 12 Indoor Champion (1,000 Meters) • 2007 All-Big 12 Indoors (Distance Medley Relay) • 2006 All-South Central Region Cross Country • 2006 All-Big 12 Cross Country • School Record Holder (800 Meters) • School Record Holder (1,000 Meters) • School Record Holder (4x800-Meter Relay - outdoors) • School Record Holder (Distance Medley Relay - indoors and outdoors) • School Record Holder (4x1,600-Meter Relay)

2008 Cross Country: Earned All-South Central Region honors after placing fifth overall with a time of 20:53.6...Won the Baylor Twilight Invitational for the second-straight season...Earned four Top 10 finishes on the season...Scored in all seven of Baylor's races on the year...Finished sixth at the Texas A&M Invitational and the Paul Short Invitational...Placed 11th overall at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 21:30.00...Finished 83rd overall at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:04.0.

2008 Track: NCAA qualifier in the 1,500 meters, finishing 18th at the national meet with a time of 4:22.17...Competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympics Team Trials in the 800 meters, finishing 26th with a time of 2:07.18...Finished fourth in the 1,500 meters at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships with a time of 4:21.99...Ran the third leg on Baylor's 4x1,600-meter relay that finished first at the Drake Relays with a school-record time of 19:05.80...The time also ranked as the collegiate leader for the 2008 season...Ran the lead-off leg for Baylor's winning distance medley relay at the Drake Relays, helping Baylor to a record four relay titles...Earned All-Big 12 honors in the 1,500 meters with a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Season-best time of 4:18.50 in the 1,500 meters came at the Dr Pepper Invitational...During the indoor season, earned All-America honors running the opening leg of the distance medley relay that finished eighth at the NCAA Championships...Won her second-straight Big 12 title in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:46.57...Ran the opening leg of Baylor's Big 12 champion distance medley relay...Also earned All-Big 12 honors in the 3,000 meters with a third-place finish at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in 9:40.70...Clocked a season-fastest time of 4:45.73 to finish third in the mile at the Razorback Invitational...Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first-team...Named to the USTFCCCA Division I Women's All-Academic Individual Track and Field team...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2007 Cross Country: Earned All-South Central Region honors with a second-place finish at the regional meet...Competed in all seven events, scoring points in each meet...Fastest time over 6,000 meters of 21:01 came at the Pre-National meet...Started out the season with individual medalist performances at the Baylor Twilight Invitational and the BYU Autumn Classic...Finished 17th overall at the Big 12 Championships and took 20th at the Notre Dame Invitational...Finished 34th at the Pre-National meet, and finished 43rd at the NCAA Championships...Was one spot away from earning All-America honors at the NCAA Championships, finishing as the 31st overall American-born competitor...Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first-team.

2007 Track: All-American in the 800 meters at the NCAA Championships...Broke the school record in the event by a full second with a time of 2:04.69...Became Baylor's first-ever outdoor All-American in the 800 meters...Set personal bests in the 800 meters in her last three event finals, setting a school record on two occasions at the Big 12 Championships and NCAA Championships...Dropped her personal-best time to 2:05.70 in the 800 meters, but lost her claim to the school record in the event to Lauren Hagans, who edged Jones at the finish line...Finished sixth in the 800 meters a the Midwest Regional...Won the 800 meters at the Big 12 Championships in 2:05.89, a Baylor record at the time...Became the youngest athlete in Big 12 history to win an outdoor conference title (18 years, 44 days)...Recorded a season-best time of 4:20.94 in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational...Ran the anchor 1,600-meter leg of the distance medley relay that set a new Baylor record of 11:08.88 at the Drake Relays...On the same day, ran the anchor leg on the 4x800-meter relay that set a new school record of 8:28.48, breaking the old record by more than 13 seconds...During indoor, ran the 1,200-meter leg of the distance medley relay that finished fifth at the NCAA Championships to earn her first All-America honor...Qualified provisionally in the mile run with a time of 4:47.32 at the Washington Invitational...Finished third in the preliminary heats of the 1,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 2:52.83...Later ran a school-record and Big 12 meet record of 2:45.68 to win the Big 12 title...Became the youngest athlete in Big 12 history to win an indoor conference title (17 years, 332 days)...Anchored the DMR team to a third-place finish and all-league honors at the Big 12 indoor meet...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2006 Cross Country: Ran in all seven events posting two individual victories...Finished six races in the top 20 and was the Lady Bears' top finisher at the NCAA Championships at 66th...Captured the individual titles at both the Bear Relays and the North Texas Invitational...Led the Bears at the Roy Griak Invitational, finishing 16th overall and finished 20th at the Chile Pepper Festival, clocking her top time of the season (21:00)...She raced to a 10th-place finish at the Big 12 Championship to lead the Bears and was second for Baylor at the NCAA South Central Regional, finishing 13th...Named to the All-Big 12 and NCAA All-South Central Region teams.

High School: Graduated from Westfield High School in Spring, Texas, in three years...Was a three-year letterwinner in both track and field and cross country...As a freshman, claimed the individual state cross country championship...Won the Foot Locker South Regional Meet, her first 5,000-meter race, with a time of 17:10, the fastest time on the course in 21 years...Was the runner-up in 2005 and finished seventh in 2004...On the track, captured both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter state titles...Broke the state record in the 3,200 meters despite getting tangled with another runner and falling to the track...Was one second off current Baylor teammate Erin Bedell's state record in the 1,600 meters...Has a pair of national titles, claiming the 2005 USTF 1,500-meter crown and the two-mile crown at the 2006 Nike Indoor Championships.

Personal: Born March 30, 1989, in Houston, Texas...Daughter of Dwayne and Trina Jones...Majoring in exercise physiology.

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