Jennifer Harper

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Spring, Texas

    High School:
    Klein

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    10/03/1985

    Experience:
    1L

    Jennifer Harper

    2006
    Recorded a 10th place finish at the Hawai'i Big Wave Classic with a time of 16:01.2...finished 18th at the Texas Invitational with a time of 20:23...competed at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree and finished 87th (21:15)...was 63rd at the Conference USA Championships.

    2005
    Was 27th at the Texas A&M Invitational and 22nd at the Hawaii Big Wave Classic... Finished the Conference USA Cross Country Championships in 20:16.46 to place 67th... Competed at NCAA South Central Regional Championships and place 102nd with a time of 27:02.35.

    2004
    Competed in two events...Best finish came at Rice Invitational when she placed 22nd.

    High School
    State qualifier in cross country as a freshman after a 10th place finish at the Region II-5A Championships...Had a seventh-place finish at the District 15-5A cross country championships as a senior...Had a fifth-place finish in the 800 meters at the 2004 UIL State Track and Field Championships after winning the event at the 2004 District 15-5A and Region II-5A meets...Was a third-place finisher in the 800 meters at the District championships as a junior...Named team MVP for track and cross country all four years...Was a member of the National Honor Society all four years...Graduated with honors with a 4.0 GPA...Served on the Principal's Council and was a member of the Student Council...Served as a student ambassador and was member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

    Personal
    Born October, 3, 1985, to Tommie and Cynthia Harper...Majoring in biology...Chose Houston because she has watched UH for years...Was recruited by Sam Houston, Texas Tech, and North Texas...Her brother, Tommie Harper III, was a middle distance runner for Houston's track and field team...Enjoys running, shopping and dancing.

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