WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2005): Came out of the gates strong with a school-record javelin throw of 51/70m/169-7 at the Willie Williams Invite (3/19/05, Tucson)...that mark is fourth-farthest in Pac-10 all-time...finished second at the Pac-10 Championships with a toss of 51.49m/168-11 (5/14/05, Los Angeles)...also finished second at the NCAA West Regional Meet after throwing 50.04m/164-2 (5/28/05, Eugene)...placed 21st at NCAA Championships after best effort of 44.15m/144-10 (6/8/05, Sacramento).
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Reached fifth place in the javelin at the Pac-10 Championships (5/15/04, Tucson) with a PR throw of 46.80m/153-6, fourth-best in school history...went on to throw 46.11m/151-3 for sixth place at the NCAA West Regional Meet (5/29/04, Northridge), just missing a national meet spot.
FRESHMAN (2002-03): Finished seventh at the Pac-10 Championships with a javelin throw of 45.14m/148-1 (5/18/03, Los Angeles)...tied for 12th at the NCAA West Regional meet with a toss of 43.22m/141-9 (5/31/03, Stanford).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Garnered 16 varsity letters at Glenwood High...for five years played softball for coach Donnie Tardiff and basketball for coach Tom Eldred...three years on coach Debbie Allaway's volleyball team...two years of track with coach Eldred and one year on drill team with coach Tami Hoodenpyl...named Rookie of the Year in volleyball as sophomore...won softball Big Stick Award, selected All-Greater Columbia B League, and was team captain sophomore through senior years...also claimed all-around and MVP awards for softball...during basketball named most improved and coaches award...named to volleyball all-league, given coaches award and most inspirational as senior...selected Rookie of the Year in track as a junior after winning league and district javelin and finishing second at state...as a senior was javelin runner-up in league, district and state.
PERSONAL. Born Jenna Marie Dean 4/20/84 at Goldendale, Washington...father Jerry and mother Mary own and operate logging company...brother Devin Curtis (10/19/89)...enjoys drawing...member of Honor Society...president of Native American Club...majoring in human development at WSU.
DEAN'S WSU BESTS
Javelin - 51.70m / 169-7 (2005) SR
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2005 Javelin 2nd 51.40m / 168-11 2004 Javelin 5th 46.80m / 153-6 2003 Javelin 7th 44.75m / 146-10
NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2005 Javelin 2nd 50.04m / 164-2 2004 Javelin 6th 46.11m / 151-3 2003 Javelin 12th 43.22m / 141-9
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2005 Javelin 21st 44.15m / 144-10