Event: Hammer Throw
PR: Hammer- 68.83m/225-10 (2004)
Born: Nov. 19, 1979
Current Residence: Ashland, Ohio
High School: Mentor High School (Ohio) 98
College: Ashland University 03
Coach: Jud Logan
Club: Ashland Elite
Career Highlights: 2004 Olympian; five-time NCAA Division II national championships
Jeschelnig made her first Olympic team with her A qualifying mark of 68.83m/225-10 in Columbus, Ohio. The mark earned her an Olympic berth despite her 4th place Olympic Trials finish. She owns the NCAA Division II record in the 20-pound weight (20.53m/67-4.25) and thats also the NCAA Division II meet recordshe has the all-time NCAA Division II mark in the hammer throw of 64.86m/212-9Jeschelnig won five NCAA Division II national championships three in the hammer throw and two in the weight throwshe was a 10-time All-Americanin 2002 she was honored as the most valuable female athlete at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championshipswon nine GLIAC championships during her four years at Ashland and established school records in the hammer and 20-pound weightas a senior, Jeschelnig was a first team College Sports Information of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America. She was named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team for indoor and outdoor track and field for three years and was a three-time pick on the United States Track and Field Coaches (USTCA) Academic All-America Teamshe was a mathematics major who had a 3.60 grade point averageJeschelnig was featured in Sports Illustrateds Faces in the Crowd, in the Feb. 17, 2003 issue.
2004: 4th at Olympic Trials (65.15m/213-09)35th in qualifying round
at Olympic Games (62.33m/204-6)1st at Columbus (68.83m/225-10)1st at Akron
(67.88m/222-8)ranked #3 in the U.S. by T&FNbest of 68.83m/225-10.
2003: NCAA Division II Outdoor Champion in the hammer throw (63.22m/207-5)15th at USA Outdoors (57.19m/187-7)best of (63.22m207-5).
2002: NCAA Division II National Indoor Champion 20-pound weight (20.54m/67-4.25) and NCAA Division II National Outdoor Champion in the hammer throw (64.86m/212-9)12th at USA Outdoors (57.19m/187-07)best of 62.84m/212-9.
2001: did not compete
2000: NCAA Division II National Indoor Champion 20-pound weight (18.30m/60-0.75)best of 18.30m/60-0.75.
1999: NCAA Division II National Outdoor Champion in the hammer throw (56.98m/186-11)best of 56.98m/186-11.