LSU Gold
Covington, La.
High School
Mandeville HS

2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Event: Javelin (141-0)

Transferred to Southeastern Louisiana following the 2011 season.

Opened the 2011 outdoor season by setting a new personal record in the javelin with a top throw of 141-0 in a sixth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Nearly scored for the Lady Tigers in the event at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships as she earned a ninth-place finish with a throw of 134-11 … Qualified for the javelin final in her first career appearance at the SEC Championships … Was a fifth-place finisher in the event at the LSU Alumni Gold (137-10) … Also threw the javelin at the LSU Tiger Relays (131-1), LSU Invitational (130-9), Texas Relays (130-9) and Hurricane Alumni Invitational (128-7) during her true freshman season … Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll during the summer due to her outstanding performance in the classroom.

Ranked among the top javelin throwers in the state of Louisiana … Won back-to-back Class 5A state championships in the javelin in 2009 and 2010 … Set a personal best of 139 feet, 11 inches to take the title as a junior in 2009 … Followed with a winning mark of 139-5 at the state meet as a senior in 2010 … Also captured the Region II crown in the javelin during her junior season in 2009 as she finished the regional meet with a top mark of 135-4 … Earned first-team all-state and all-metro honors following the 2009 and 2010 campaigns … Was also named the 2009 All-Metro Field Performer of the Year by the Times-Picayune … Competed in the javelin at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. … Won a bronze medal in the event at the Class 5A state meet as a sophomore in 2008 after posting a mark of 130-2.

Full name is Jenna Lee Baker … Born on March 10, 1992 … Parents are Jeff and Sandy Baker … Is an honor student at Mandeville High School … Boasts an impressive 3.7 cumulative grade-point average at Mandeville High School … Is a talented artist … Majoring in studio art. 


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