Position
Javelin
Height
5'7
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Covington, La.
Major
Studio Art
High School
Mandeville HS

2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Event: Javelin (141-0)

Transferred to Southeastern Louisiana following the 2011 season.

2011
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.

PRIOR TO LSU
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.

PERSONAL
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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