Elinor Kirk led team with third place finish
The Blazers travel out of state for the first time this season
Blazers take top two positions for second straight time
The UAB cross country team opens season at Crimson Tide Cross Country Kickoff
Ran in five of UAB's six races ... opened the season with a 22:34.07 5K at the Belmont Opener (8/29) ... finished 35th at the Azalea City Classic (9/12) with a 6K of 25:43.95 ...crossed in 20:20.12 at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/4) ... ran a season-best 19:47.8 5K at the Conference USA Championships (11/1) ... turned in a season-best 6K of 23:22.4 at the NCAA South Regional (11/14).
Competed in two races during the 2013 slate ... ran a 14:03.49 in the 3K at the Trojan Invitational and a 25:49 in the 6K at the Azalea City Classic.
Competed in four races for the Blazers ... placed 32nd at the Crimson Tide Kickoff with a time of 13:43.02 ... finished in 53rd out of 115 at the Azalea City Classic with a time of 25:43.84.
Competed in two races for the Blazers ... clocked in a 17:03.00 in her first collegiate 4k at the Auburn Invitational (Sept. 9) ... finished her first collegiate 5k with a 20:33.00 at the Notre Dame Invite (Sept. 30).
Outdoor: Ran in the 800m four times in the outdoor season ... ran a season-best of 2:17.16 at the Spec Towns Invitational ... nearly matched that time with a 2:17.30 at the Jace LaCoste Invite ... finished with a 2:18.53 at the War Eagle Invite and ran a 2:19.14 in the prelims at the C-USA Championship.
Indoor: Competed in the indoor 800m five times during the 2013-14 season ... ran a season-best 2:17.78 at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invite ... also competed at the Samford Multi, UAB Blazer Invitational, BSC Icebreaker and Cupid Classic ... also ran in the mile at the Cupid Classic with a time of 5:24.84.
Attended Spaulding High School ... coached by Dolores Owen ... two-time GHSA Class 4-AAA state title winner in the 800 meters in 2010 and 2011 ... finished fourth in the 1,600 meters as a senior ... selected by her high school as the most valuable player in cross country and track and field four-straight years ... placed eighth in the 1,500 meters at the AAU Junior Olympics in 2010 ... received her high school's Outstanding Freshman Award ... earned the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award from the Georgia Women in Sports Organization.
Full name is Jenna Brooke Wesley ... born Dec. 19, 1992 ... daughter of Doug and Sharon Wesley ... has one brother, John ... majoring in education.