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ELIZABETH JENKINS

Player profile

year
Junior
hometown
Maitland, Fla.
high school
Winter Park

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Returns for her third year in the program after competing over all three seasons as a sophomore…hails from championship-winning Winter Park High program…has focused primarily on the middle distance events on the track with the Noles.

2018-19

Cross Country: Saw action in a pair of meets…opened up at Covered Bridge Open in 18:55.8 for 5k…ran 18:51.1 at the Mountain Dew Invitational. Indoor: Ran the 800 in the season-opening Orange & Purple Elite for her only indoor appearance. Outdoor: Toed the starting line in three meets….top performance in the 1500 (4:55.30) came at the FSU Relays…followed up with a 2:19.92 800 at the UNF Invitational.

2017-18

Cross Country: Made her transition to the college ranks over four meets…was 16th at the FSU Invitational (18:40.9) which was just off her 5k lifetime-best…was a late-addition to the ACC Championships lineup where she competed over 6k for just the second time. Indoor: Had impressive debut at the Clemson Orange & Purple Invitational, running 5:09.95 PB for the mile in a seventh-place finish…ran indoor-best 2:15.64 at the Tyson Invitational…also ran 3000m (10:34.04) at the Razorback Invitational. Outdoor: Competed in five meets, focusing on the 800…established a lifetime-best at the Tom Jones Memorial (2:15.18) in a seventh-place finish.

Personal:

Enjoyed a stellar high school running career at Winter Park, helping cross country team to 4A state titles in 2014 and 2015 and a runner-up finish in 2016…finished 10th at 2014 4A state cross country meet…ran leg on three (2015-2017) 4×800 state title teams…was also sixth in 800 at 2016 state meet…many of her PBs have been established either at FSU’s Mike Long Track or Apalachee Regional Park cross country course…has run 2:15.78 (800), 5:14.71 (1600) and 18:38.80 (5k cross country)…three-year member of National Beta Club…also member National Honor Society…majoring in family and child sciences , with a minor in education…daughter of Robyn and Evan Jenkins…born June 20, 1999.