Jessica Waldvogel  
Jessica Waldvogel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wausau, Wis.

High School:
Wausau West HS

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
08/05/1991

Experience:
3 Letters


07/23/2014

Gophers Lead NCAA with 21 USTFCCCA Honorees

Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams

06/16/2014

USTFCCCA Honors Stanford as All-American

The Gopher thrower finished 15th in the hammer throw at the national championships

06/12/2014

Gophers' Relay Finishes 19th at NCAAs

Markland, Waldvogel, Adderley and Geyen become Minnesota's first-ever 4x400m to compete at the NCAA championships

06/11/2014

Record-Breaking Relay Team Ready for NCAAs

Minnesota will compete in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA championships for the first time in program history

06/11/2014

Stanford Finishes 15th in NCAA Hammer Throw

The Gophers junior recorded a personal-best throw in Eugene, Ore.

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2014 Season - Indoor: Ran 13 races • clocked career-bests in the 200m (25.23) and the 400m (56.23) at Iowa State Classic • ran the 400m in 56.46 in the Big Ten preliminaries • ran on school-record 4x400m relay team that took third at the Big Ten championship in 3:36.67 • ran on first-place 4x400m relay team at Northwest Open.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Finished 19th in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA national championships in 3:37.08 • advanced to the NCAA national championships in the 4x400m relay after finishing 11th at the NCAA West Prelims in a Minnesota program record of 3:34.71 • finished 15th in the 4x100m relay with a season-best 44.91 at NCAA West Prelims • placed third in the 4x400m relay (3:35.07), fifth in the 4x100m relay (45.56) and 13th in the 400m (55.49) at Big Ten Championships • finished fourth in the 200m in a career-best 24.79 at USF Collegiate • finished second in the 400m in a career-best 55.15 at UC San Diego to rank ninth among Gophers all-time • ran back-to-back program records in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens and NCAA West Prelims • won the 4x100m relay (45.58) and the 4x400m relay (3:39.43) at UC San Diego • won the 4x100m relay at Spec Towns (45.29) • ran on the 4x100m, 4x200m and sprint medley relay teams at TSU Relays • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: The third runner on the Gophers' second-best all-time 4x400m relay, which finished fourth at the Big Ten Championships (3:40.99) • ran a season-best time of 56.66 in the open 400m at the Big Ten meet • part of runner-up 4x400m teams at the Iowa State and Bison Classic meets • also ran the 200m (25.74 at the Meyo Invitational) and distance medley relay.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished seventh in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships (56.00) • posted the school's all-time ninth-fastest 400m time in Big Ten prelims (55.57) • part of the fourth-place 4x400m and seventh-place 4x100m relays at the Big Ten Championships • won the 100m hurdles at the Viking Classic and Hamline Twilight • best hurdles time was 1:02.49 at Alabama • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten Championships, running the open 400m (56.93) in addition to a leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that placed seventh overall (3:44.08) • placed second in the 400m at the MSU Open (57.81) • finished second at the Holiday Inn Invitational in the 400m (58.37) • ran the 200m in 25.29 at the Iowa State Classic.

2012 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA West Preliminary Round meet • competed in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships • part of the 4x400m team that finished second at the Bulldog Invitational with the fifth-best time in school history • part of second-place 4x400m team at the Arkansas Invitational • posted a season-best time of 1:01.94 in the 400m hurdles at the Arkansas Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

High School: A graduate of Wausau West High School in Wausau, Wis. • high school coach was John Masanz • two-time 100m conference champion (2010 and 2011) • three-time 200m conference champion (2009, 2010 and 2011) • 400m conference champion in three seasons (2009, 2010 and 2011) • three-time conference champion in long jump (2009, 2010 and 2011) • holds high school records in the 100m, 200m, long jump, long jump relays and 800m • lettered four years in track and field • also lettered four years in basketball • McDonalds All-American nominee in basketball.

Personal: Born August 5, 1991 • double-major in business and marketing education and human resource development with a minor in management • daughter of George and Darcy Waldvogel • has two siblings named Amanda and Adam.

Waldvogel's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
200m 25.23 Iowa State Classic (2/14-15/14)
400m 56.23 Iowa State Classic (2/14-15/14)
Waldvogel's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
200m 24.79 USF Collegiate (4/4/14)
400m 55.15 (AT-9th) UC San Diego (4/26/14)
400m Hurdles 1:01.94 Arkansas Invite (3/31/12)