Jess Clarke
Jess Clarke
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Le Roy, Ill.
High School: Le Roy HS


Personal Bests:
5K: 19:14.96 (11/1/14)
6K: 23:32.9 (11/14/14)

2014: Competed in every race for the Cougars as a true freshman... Ran her 5K PR at the Ohio Valley Conference championships, placing her 18th on the all-time freshman 5K list at SIUE... Her 6K PR at the NCAA Regionals was the tenth fastest time for a freshman at SIUE... recorded an eighth place finish at the SIUE Cross Country Challenge.

Prep: Helped the Downs Tri-Valley and Le Roy cross country cooperative team to a seventh place finish in the IHSA 1A State race … Earned eight letters between cross country and track and field at Le Roy High School … Her team recorded top seven finishes in consecutive seasons at the 1A State Cross Country Championships … Claimed a 22nd place finish individually in 2013, while recording the sixth-fastest time in Tri-Valley program history.