Jess Barton
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    Jess Barton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wrightstown, Wis.

    High School:
    Franklin

    Height:
    5-2

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    05/15/2012

    Front Range Classic

    Photos from the Front Range Classic on May 4.

    02/10/2012

    Air Force Invitational

    Photos from the Air Force Invitational on Feb. 10.

    02/28/2011

    Air Force Invitational

    Action photos from the Air Force Invitational on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 11-12 (photos by Bill Evans)

    JUNIOR (2011): Began competing on the pole vault in 2011...jumped a career-best indoor height of 10'6" at the Air Force Invitational...finished fifth at the Robert Shine Invitational with a 10'0" clearance...competed in the 60-meter dash at the Don Barrett Duals, clocking a time of 8.08...also participated in the long jump at that meet, recording a mark of 15'4"...cleared a personal-best outdoor height of 10'0" at the Front Range Classic...also ran the 200-meter dash at that meet, clocking 26.86 to finish 10th.

    SOPHOMORE (2010): Ran the leadoff leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that recorded the second-fastest time in Academy history (47.73) at the Mountain West Conference Championships...also posted a season best time of 12.70 in the 100-meter dash at that meet...placed seventh in the 200-meter dash at the Military Championships with a season-best time of 27.27...also participated in the long jump, clearing a career-best 15'8¼" at the Tom Benich Classic...competed in the 60-meter and 200-meter dash during the indoor season...clocked a season-best time of 8.19 at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...recorded a season-best 200-meter time of 27.61 at the New Mexico Classic.

    FRESHMAN (2009): Posted a season-best time of 12.87 in the 100-meter dash at the Front Range Invitational...clocked a time of 26.86 in the 200-meter dash at the Arizona State Invitational...also ran a leg of the 4x100-meter relay team (48.17) that posted the second-fastest time of the season at the Mountain West Conference Championships...competed in the 60-meter dash (8.09c) and 200-meter dash (26.82) during the indoor season.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Franklin High School...placed fifth in the pole vault at the Wisconsin Division I state track and field championships...qualified to the 2008 state meet in three events...recorded a personal-best clearance of 10'0" in the pole vault...also clocked a time of 12.93 in the 100-meter dash.

    PERSONAL: Full first name is Jessamy...goes by Jess...majoring in foreign area studies...also earning a minor in Portuguese...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Athletic Officer and Group Athletic NCO...has jump wings...hobbies include snowboarding, skiing, Frisbee and golf...served as Security Forces Squadron Commander during Global Engagement over the summer...also took an academic class and spent leave on vacation in Jamaica and at home in Wisconsin...member of Cadet Squadron 14.

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