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Jennifer Bennett Season 2023

Baton Rouge, La.
High School
St. Joseph's Academy

Career Record

2x Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021)

2021 Outdoor (SOPHOMORE)
Did not compete.

2021 Indoor (JUNIOR)
Did not compete.

2020 (JUNIOR)
Did not compete.

Scored for LSU at three of the six meets she competed at … took 10th at the LSU Invitational with a 5k time of 19:21.6 to help LSU win the team title … placed 11th in the 5k run (20:13.0) at the Nicholls Invitational … ran a 3k PR of 11:13.2 at the McNeese Opener to place 13th … closed out the season with a 6k time of 23:59.6 at the NCAA South Central Regional to take 115th place … ran PR of 23:37.1 in the 6k at the SEC Championships to place 130th … placed 201st at the Arturo Barrios Invitational (6k/24:06.1).

Took 27th at the LSU Invitational with a three mile time of 20:33.59.

Prior to LSU
Competed at St. Joseph’s Academy … member of three state championship cross country squads in 2014, 2016 and 2017 … earned top-15 finishes at all four state cross country meets during her career with her best finish coming in 2016, a sixth-place showing at the state meet in the three-mile run (19:24.2) … career-best 3,200 meter time is 11:56.55 that she clocked at the Elder Outreach Dutchtown Invitational in 2017 … placed fourth at the 2018 LHSAA Indoor DI State Championships in the 3,200 meter run with a readout of 12:18.52 … four-time Baton Rouge all-metro team … track and cross country MVP in 2017 … trained under Charlie Daigle and Mark LaHaye.

Daughter of Debbie and Stephen Bennett … has one sister, Heather … majoring in animal science … member of the all-academic track and field team in high school … her grandfather, Pete Boudreaux, and great grandfather, Frank Bennett, ran track at LSU … chose LSU because of the family legacy of attending LSU and being a third-generation Tiger is a huge deal to her.

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