UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Jessica Miklaski

2011 All-American in the javelin throw.

Reached her third straight NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the women's javelin ... Took 20th place overall with a top throw measuring 122'6" ... Set a personal record of 143'4" during a first-place finish in the javelin at the 17th Annual Rossi Relays to earn a provisional qualifier mark (2/23) ... Her performance at the 17th Annual Rossi Relays earned her the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women's Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week Award (Week of 2/18-2/24) and strengthened her hold of the No. 4 slot on UC San Diego's all-time top 10 list for that event.

One of five UCSD women to compete at the 2012 NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships in Pueblo, Colo. ... Initially the No. 17 seed in the women's javelin throw, she threw a season-best distance of 142'4" to place 10th overall while also making the fifth-longest throw in UCSD history for that event ... Won her heat and took second overall in the javelin at the CCAA Track & Field Championships, throwing a distance of 138'11", which was her season-best mark up to that point in the season and the sixth-best measure in school history ... Began season for the Tritons with a first-place showing in the javelin during the meet against Cal Poly Pomona and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps by launching the spear a distance of 134'3", which was up to that point, the sixth-furthest throw in UCSD history.

At the Rossi Relays, finished second in javelin with a throw of 123'8'' ... Took home another second-place finish in the javelin with a throw of 124'2'', during the San Diego Collegiate Challenge ... Captured the third-place spot at the All-Call Challenge in the same event with a final mark of 125'2'' ... Rewarded with another third-place finish at the Mangrum Invitational with a final mark of 122'11'' in javelin ... Helped the Tritons to another third-place showing at the Soka Peace Invitational, with a toss of 107'10'' ... Came in seventh place at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite with a toss of 116'9'' ... Threw for 136'1'' at the CCAA Championships to finish second overall ... Placed sixth overall, with a throw of 143'2'' in the women's javelin to claim All-American honors in her first NCAA nationals appearance.

Competed in the 400m during the first meet of the season and the Mangrum Invitational, finishing just outside the top 10 at both meets ... Had a top-20 finish in the javelin at the Triton Invitational with a mark of 98'10".

A 2009 graduate of Westview High School in San Diego ... Recorded season bests of 13.51 in the 100, 1:02.73 in the 400, and 50.02 as part of the 4x100 relay.

Born March 8, 1991 in Yokosuka, Japan ... Parents are Michael and Jane Miklaski ... Has a younger brother named Matthew ... Majoring in cognitive science with specialization in neuroscience at Revelle College ... Fan of the San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Chargers and San Diego Padres ... "Top Gun" is her favorite movie ... Finishing sixth overall with All-American honors after qualifying in the last spot for the NCAA Championships in 2011 is her favorite track & field moment ... Hopes to pursue a career in sports medicine and also in coaching and teaching upon graduating from UCSD.

2013 NCAA Division II National Championships
Javelin Throw - 122'6" (Finals) - 20th Place

2012 NCAA Division II National Championships
Javelin Throw - 142'4" (Finals) - 10th Place

2011 NCAA Division II National Championships
Javelin Throw - 143'2" (Finals) - 6th Place

Position: Throws
Year: Senior
City/State: San Diego, CA
High School: Westview HS
College: Revelle
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: 3 Letters
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