Track & Field
Jessica Zangmeister - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore
  • High school Fairview

2009-10 (Freshman): Cross Country – Competed in two meets for UK … Best result came at the Old Timers Classic turning in 5K time of 19:35.

HighSchool: At Footlocker Midwest Cross Country Meet set course and school records with time of 17:55 … Ran in both Footlocker National Championships as well as Mideast Meet of Champions … Ohio state indoor champion in the 3,200m run as a junior … Four-year letterwinner in both track and cross country … Three-time state qualifier in cross country … Two-time regional and district cross country champion as well as conference MVP … Crowned cross country league champion three times and qualified for regionals each season … Set eight cross country records as a junior … Outdoor track qualifier for Midwest Meet of Champions … Three-time state outdoor track qualifier after finishing as regional runner-up on three occasions … Outdoor track regional qualifier three times and four-time district qualifier … Owns five district championships including three in the two-mile run and a pair of mile run titles … Three-time league champion in the two-mile run … Two-time high school Athlete of the Year in addition to MVP of cross country team all four seasons and track MVP on three occasions … Holds school records in both the mile and two-mile runs … Three-time Cleveland Plain Dealer Athlete of the Week … Two-time conference track MVP … Set the two-mile school record an amazing 16 times … Coached by Richard Friel … Two-time All-Ohio cross country selection honoring those who finished in the top-25 with a GPA of 3.0 or higher … Three-time All-Ohio outdoor track selection honoring those who finished in the top-8 with a GPA of 3.0 or higher … Three-time Academic All-Ohio selection in both cross country and outdoor track … Member of principal’s list each semester of high school career, honoring those with 4.0 GPA or higher … Member of student council, Key Club and served as National Honor Society Vice President as a senior …Volunteered over 750 hours of service at Fairview Hospital.

Personal: Full name is Jessica Monique Zangmeister … Born Feb. 9, 1991 in Fairview Park, Ohio … Parents are John and Judy Zangmeister … Has one brother – Jason … Major is nursing.

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