Jessica Francis

Jessica Francis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Boone HS

Event:
Throws

2009: Finished in third place in both the discus and the hammer Throw at the UCF Invitational.

2008: In indoor competition, took second place at the Dick Taylor Relays in the weight throw, with a season-best 50-6...Claimed 13th in the same event at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Recorded outdoor season best throws in the shot put, hammer throw and discus at the UCF Invitational on May 10.

2007: Recorded 40-0 in the shot put at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Took third in the discus (149-5) and fifth in the shot put (41-11.25) at the Golden Knight Twilight.

Prior to UCF: A four-time all-county selection from Orlando's Boone High School...Received all-state recognition as senior...Broke the school record with a toss of 141-9, capturing fourth in the discus at the state meet as a sophomore...Named Orlando Sentinel Athlete of the Week...Earned the state championship in the discus in 2006...Took fourth in the shot put with a record toss of 43-11 at the state championship meet as a senior...The top-ranked thrower in the Florida in both the shot put and discus during 2006.

Personal: Born in Orlando, Fla....Daughter of Eddie and Lapatic Francis...Major is psychology.

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