Jessica Jump
    Jessica  Jump

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Godfrey, Ill.

    High School:
    Metro East Lutheran High

    Position:
    Mid-Distance

    Birthdate:
    04/27/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    03/28/2015

    Salukis sweep 2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic; Saunders breaks outdoor American Junior shot put record

    Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.

    02/14/2015

    Raven Saunders highlights eight Saluki titles on Day Two of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).

    02/07/2015

    Historic performance highlights dominant final day of SIU Invitational

    Freshman Raven Saunders broke the all-time indoor American Junior (Under-19) shot put record on her winning throw of 17.64m (57-10.50).

    01/22/2015

    Salukis travel to Nashville for Vanderbilt Invite this weekend

    The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.

    01/17/2015

    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    01/31/2014

    Indiana Relays, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the Indiana Relays, Jan. 31, 2014

    01/11/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    All-MVC, Distance Medley Relay (Indoor)
    Second All-Time at SIU for Distance Medley (Indoor)
    MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award recipient

    All-MVC, Distance Medley Relay (Indoor)...Ranks second all-time at SIU as a member of the indoor distance medley team that finished in 11:48.26...Ran a leg of the distance medley to finish second at the MVC Indoor Tournament at 11:54.96...Held SIU's fastest time of the season for the indoor and outdoor 400m at 58.25 and 56.89, respectively...Ran SIU's fastest time of the season for the indoor 600m with a 1:38. 45 finish...Took first place in the 600m run at the Saluki Fast Start meet with a 1:39.66 finish...Ran a leg of SIU's fastest 4x400m finish of the season that finished first at the Redbird Invitational at 3:52.16...MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award Recipient...Competed in four events (600m, 4x400m, 800m, distance medley) in seven indoor events...Competed in four events (800m, 4x400m, 400m, 200m) in seven outdoor meets.

    High School
    Participated in the 55m, 60m, 200m and 400m for indoor and the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 4x400m relay, 4x800m relay and long jump in outdoor throughout the four years...Holds the school record for the 800m with a time of 2:28 and holds the record for the 4x800m relay with a time of 10:48...Also holds school records in the 100m (12.3), 200m (25.43), 400m (57.99), 55m (7.37) and the 60m (7.87)...All-state IHSA from 100m, 200m and 400m...First athlete to win a state championship (IHSA 200m, 25.43)...Participated in cross country and basketball...Holds the cross country school record for the three mile (19:26)...All Area from 2009-2012...For bastketball, was All-conference Prairie State League in 2013...Voted MVP by the coaches in 2013...Averaged 12.8 pts, 4.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.6 steals per game...Scored 306 points, which ranks 8th in all-time scoring.

    Personal
    Born on April 27, 2013, in St. Louis, Mo., to James and Susan Jump...Father is a site director and instructor at Lindenwood University and mother is a secretary...Is related to Jerry Davie, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1959)...Has two brothers, Joshua and Jacob...Majoring in elementary eduaction.

    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day
    Friday, May 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day