Jackie Walton
Jackie Walton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Darien, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale South

Position:
Hurdles


HIGH SCHOOL: Placed second in the state in the 300m hurdles as a senior and sixth as a junior, and was also third in the 100m hurldes as a junior ... Won six conference championships as a senior (two indoor, four outdoor) and had two second-place finishes indoor ... Sectional champion in the 100m and 300m hurdles as a senior and was team's Co-MVP ... Personal best times were 14.30 in the 100m hurdles and 43.42 in the 300m hurdles ... At the 2003 USA Track and Field Junior Olympics state qualifying meet, placed second in the 100m hurdles, third in the 4x100m relay, fourth in the 4x400m relay and fifth in the 400m hurdles ... In the regional qualifying trials for the USATF Junior Olympics, placed fourth in the 100m hurdles and fifth in the 400m hurdles ... During her junior season, won five conference titles (three indoor, two outdoor) with two runner-up finishes outdoor ... Also won sectional championships as a junior in the 100m and 300m hurdles and was team's MVP ... Set school records in the 55m hurdles (indoor), 100m dash and 300m hurdles ... Three conference championships as a sophomore and two second-place finishes ... At both the 2002 USATF Junior Olylmpics state qualifying trials and regional qualifying trials, won the 100m hurdles and finished second in the triple jump, and at the national meet finals place ninth in the 100m hurdles and 13th in the triple jump ... Received school's Outstanding Female Athlete award as a junior and senior ... Received Senior Renaissance Award for balancing a 4.0 GPA, four years of sports and four years of band.

PERSONAL: Daughter of James and Sarah Walton ... Human biology major ... Born Feb. 14, 1986.