Cal Track & Field BIO
Jaci Powell
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Jaci Powell 1251413
Position: Multis
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oakdale, Calif.
High School: Oakdale HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2013: Made her California debut at the Cherry & Silver in Albuquerque on 1/18 and posted a mark of 26.07 in the 200m … Ran a 9.58 60m in the prelims and had a throw of 31-6.50 (9.61m) in the shot put on day 2 in Albuquerque … Finished 12th in the pentathlon at the UW Invitational on 1/25 with a total score of 3,469, by posting an 8.89 mark in the 60m hurdles, a 32-3.500 (9.84m) in the shot put, a 17-4.00 (5.28m) in the long jump and ran the 800m in 2:31.11 … Placed ninth in the long jump at the Husky Indoor Classic on 2/9 with a jump of 17-10.75 (5.45m) and also competed in the high jump, clearing a height of 5-0.25 (1.53m) … Finished 11th in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships with a total score of 3,536 in Seattle on 2/22, running the 60m hurdles in 9.20, clearing 4-11.50 (1.51m) in the high jump, posting a mark of 36-0.25 (11.03m) in the shot put, 17-9.00 (5.41m) in the long jump and running the 800m in 2:24.47 … Made her Cal outdoor debut on 3/16 at the Hornet Open and posted a time of 14.19w in the 100m hurdles and a mark of 18-11.25 (5.77m) in the long jump … Took second place in the heptathlon with 4,995 total points at the Cal Multis on 3/27 and 3/28, posting a time of 14.51 in the 100m hurdles, clearing a mark of 5-2.25 (1.58m) in the high jump, setting a mark of 35-10.00 (10.92m) in the shot put, running a 25.83 in the 200m, 15-0.00 (4.57m) in the long jump, setting a then-PR in the javelin, winning the event with a throw of 141-5 (43.11m) and running the 800m in 2:21.66 … Ran a 14.30 in the 100m hurdles, finished third with a jump of 18-8.50 (5.70m) in the long jump, also was also third in the triple jump with a mark of 38-11.75 (11.88m) and placed fourth in the javelin with a throw of 121-8 (37.09m) at the Tri-Meet vs. Michigan and Virginia … Placed fourth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.60, Posted a mark of 17-8.75 (5.40m) in the long jump, 38-7.00 (11.76m) in the triple jump and 118-11 (36.24m) in the javelin at the Big Meet on 4/20 … Cleared a height of 5-2.50 (1.59m) in the high jump, had a throw of 34-2.00 (10.41m) in the shot put on day one of the Brutus Hamilton on 4/26 … Finished fourth in the heptathlon at the Pac-12 Multis on 5/4 and 5/5 in Los Angeles, totaling 5,351 points. She ran a 14.07 in the 100m hurdles, cleared a height of 4-10.25 (1.48m) in the high jump, recorded a throw of 35-7.25 (10.85m) in the shot put, ran the 200m in 24.85 which was second, finished third in the long jump with a mark of 18-9.75 (5.73m), won the javelin with a new PR throw of 145-4 (44.29m) and posted a time of 2:23.19 in the 800m … Ran a 14.25 in the 100m hurdles prelims and recorded a throw of 122-11 (37.47m) in the javelin on day one of the Pac-12 Championships.

Junior College: Attended Golden West College from 2010-12 … Two-time state champion … USATF Junior College All-American … Set three conference records … Won nine individual conference titles … Had the best heptathlon mark in the nation for JC for two consecutive years.

High School: Won nine individual league titles at Oakdale HS … San Joaquin section triple jump champion … Set four individual school records, seven total … Oakdale was Valley Oak league champion all four years that Powell competed … Also competed in volleyball (all four years) and was named team MVP three times, basketball (two years) … Was a member of the school’s honor roll three years … Member of the International Club and ASB.

Personal:  Born on Jan. 7, 1992 … Sociology major … Parents are Lori Rose and Jon Powell … Has four siblings; Nik (25), Matt (23), twin sister Juli (22) who is a track & field student-athlete at the University of Hawaii and Dominique (19) who is a track & field student-athlete at Chico State … Her Aunt, Suzy Powell, is a three-time Olympian for US Track & Field … Was an exchange student in Sweden while in HS … Enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking and spending time with family. 

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