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Kjirsten Jensen
Position: Throws
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Arlington, Washington
High School: Arlington High

 

Kjirsten Jensen
Kjirsten Jensen
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington, Washington

High School:
Arlington High

Height:
5-9

Event:
Throws



PAC-10 SCORER

WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Indoor - Threw a PR in 20-pound weight throw of 18.65m/61-2 1/4i at Vandal Collegiate (2/19/10, Moscow)...mark is fourth-best in school records...placed third in the weight throw at MPSF Championships (16.92m/55-6 1/4i)...Outdoor - Threw a PR hammer throw of 58.74m/192-8 at WSU-UW Dual meet (5/1/10, Pullman)...disappointing 11th-place hammer finish at Pac-10 Championships (48.73m/159-10)...finished 15th in hammer at NCAA Championships after throwing 56.71m/186-1, just 13 inches off the number 12 spot advancing to Eugene.

FRESHMAN (2008-09): Indoor - Leading Cougar woman hammer thrower...reached 17.10m/56-1 1/4i at Husky Classic (2/14/09, Seattle)...mark is seventh-best in school history...also threw shot put season-best 12.01m/39-5i at WSU Open (1/24/09, Pullman)...finished 10th in hammer at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships with throw of 15.45m/50-8 1/4i (2/27/09, Seattle)...Outdoor - Tossed hammer PR distance of 53.08m/174-2 at WSU-Washington Dual meet (5/2/09, Seattle)...mark is sixth-best in WSU history...placed seventh in hammer at Pac-10 Championships with throw of 53.03m/174-0 (5/17/09, Eugene).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Earned eight varsity letters at Arlington High School...four letters in track and field under coach Judd Huntar...lettered twice in volleyball for coach Cari Britt...earned two letters in basketball under coach Nathan Dowis... placed first at WESCO districts and league meets in the shot put and discus junior and senior seasons...junior year 3A state champion for the shot put and discus...senior season 3A state champion in the discus and runner-up in the shot put...named All-WESCO North first team in shot put.

PERSONAL: Born in February 1990 in Everett, Washington...father Charles is an office manager who attended WSU...mother Susan is a math teacher...younger brother Garrett...majoring in natural sciences.

K. JENSEN'S WSU BESTS
Shot Put - 12.02m/39-5 1/4 (2009) 20# Weight - 18.65m/61-2 1/4i (2010) Hammer - 58.74m/192-8 (2010) PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2010	Hammer	11th	48.73m / 159-10
2009	Hammer	7th	53.03m / 174-0
NCAA REGIONAL/PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCES
2010	Hammer	15th	56.71m / 186-1