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Jessica Ford
  Jessica Ford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carthage, Texas

High School:
Tatum

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
6L


Personal Bests
Indoor: 60m: 8.07, 200m: 25.70
Outdoor: 100m: 12.30, 200m: 25.30

Tulsa: A six-time letterwinner . . . named first-team all-C-USA as a freshman . . . earned second-team all-conference honors as a junior.

2008-09: (Indoor) Ran in three meets . . . posted a season-best time of 27.00 in the 200m at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . ran the 400m in 1:02.47 at the Missouri Southern Radio Shack Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Participated in six meets . . . was a part of the 4x400m relay team that finished second at the C-USA Championships . . . ran the 100m in 12.68 at the Tom Botts Invitational . . . finished the 200m in 25.62 at the John McDonnell Invitational . . . a TU Athletic Director's Honor Roll and C-USA All-Academic honoree.

2007-08: (Indoor) Ran in five events . . . set a new personal best in the 60m dash (8.07 sec.) at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . ran a personal-record time of 25.70 seconds at the Tyson Invitational . . . ran a time of 26.08 seconds in the 200m preliminaries at the C-USA Championships . . . (Outdoor) Participated at seven meets . . . part of the 4x400m relay team that finished fifth at C-USA Championships with a time of 3:41.61 . . . set a personal-record in the 100m with a time of 12.27 seconds at the Tulsa Duels . . . also ran a personal-best time of 24.83 seconds in the 200m at the Tulsa Duels.

2006-07: (Indoor) Competed in five meets . . . was a member of the distance medley relay team that set a new meet and school record with a time of 11:40.37 at the C-USA Championships . . . tallied a time of 3:49.89 as a member of 4x400m relay team at the ISU Classic . . . also ran a time of 8.09 in the 60m at the ISU Classic . . . finished the 200m at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 25.89 . . . (Outdoor) Participated in six meets . . . was a member of the sprint medley relay team that posted a time of 3:57.70 at the Drake Relays . . . ran the 200m in a time of 25.30 at the Arkansas Invitational . . . posted a time of 12.30 in the 100m at the Tulsa Duels.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner in track and field at Tatum High School . . . earned all-region honors, as well as academic all-district merits. . . was the team MVP and selected most athletic as a senior. . . went undefeated her senior year in the 100m and 200m . . . was all-region in the 100m and 200m as a junior . . . finished fifth at the state track meet in the 200m as a junior . . . qualified for the national junior Olympics in the 100m and 200m . . . as a freshman, finished third in the state in the 400m relay . . . finished first in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 400m relay at the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Meet . . . personal-bests include an 11.7 in the 100m, 24.8 in the 200m and 57.0 in the 800m . . . also lettered in volleyball her junior and senior years, and cheerleading as a senior.

Personal: An exercise sports science major . . . was the Salutatorian of her graduating class . . . was in an automobile accident before her senior year in high school and was told she would never be able to run again . . . the daughter of Joe and Julia Ford.