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Women's Track & Field

Jalil Penn
Jalil Penn
Height: 5-7
Year: FY
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
High School: Institute of Notre Dame
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Communications

TFRRS Statistics

2016-2017: (Indoor) – Competed in all of the sprints in her first indoor season…continuously improved on her times throughout the year…posted a best in the 60-meter dash at the ODAC Championships…ran 8.60 and just missed earning points…set a best in the 200-meter dash at the UCS Invitational with a time of 28.99…ran 29.00 at ODACs…ran in the 400-meter race at the Liberty Kickoff. (Outdoor) – Competed in similar events in the outdoor season…participated in the 100- and 200-meter races at all of the outdoor meets…improved throughout…set a season-best in the 100 at the ODAC Championships with a time of 13.47…just missed out on finals…registered PR in 200 of 27.80 at WildCat Invitational…also through the javelin at two meets.

Previous: Competed as a member of the Institute of Notre Dame track and field team for four years…served as a captain for the Penguins and Coach Smith for three years…holds the IND 400-meter record…won the IAAM B Conference title in the 400 meter for three years…named the Unsung Hero for the T&F team.

Personal: Daughter of Melvin and Susan Penn…is the youngest of four: Melvin, Mellissia, and Latunda Ward…won the Music Award and the Grace, Beauty, Speed Leadership Award…played volleyball for three seasons…named Most Improved in volleyball.