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Jenny Lake
Jenny  Lake


Geneseo, Ill.

High School:
J.D. Darnall


*McNair Scholar*
*2003 Captain*

2002 --
Set USC's Indoor record in the 3,000m ... Anchored the Indoor Distance Medley Relay to a school record and second place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships ... NCAA qualifier in the Indoor Distance Medley Relay ... Finished first at the College of Charleston Invitational and set a course record of 19:05 ... Set a new course record at The Citadel Invitational with a time of 18:55, to win her second meet in a row ... Finished first with a new course record of 22:42 at the Clemson Invitational, winning her third straight meet ... Earned the SEC Female Cross Country Athlete of the Week award ... Placed third at the Winthrop University Fall Classic ... Finished 24th at the SEC Championships with a time of 22:43.85 (6K).

2001 -- Finished first at both the Clemson Invitational and Western Carolina Invitational ... Posted a season best time in the 5,000-meter run at the Gamecock Invitational, crossing the finish line at 17:49 to place second ... Ran in six meets throughout the year, including the 2001 SEC Championships, where she registered a season best time of 20:47 in the 6,000-meter run.

High School -- Attended J.D. Darnall High School ... All-state cross country member in 1997 and 2000, finishing eighth and 20th respectively ... All-state in track in 2001 finishing fourth in the 1600m ... Was the team MVP in cross country, soccer and track and field.

PERSONAL -- Chose USC over Notre Dame, Northwestern and Washington University ... Favorite athlete is Mia Hamm ... Favorite food is spaghetti ... Born on November 3, 1982 in Winfield, Ill. ... Has one brother, Jon ... Parents are Julie and Ray Lake.

Jenny Lake

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