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2010-2011 Women's Track Roster


Amber Jackson

Class: SO
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Evanston Township HS
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

2010-11
Indoor:
Bronze medal winner in the 400-meter dash at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, clocking a time of 56.02 ... Helped lead the 400-meter relay team a seventh-place finish at the SBC Championships ... Ran a career-best time of 55.82 in the 400-meter dash in an eighth-place effort at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... Won the 400-meter dash in a 56.17 at the Blue Raider Invitational ... Took victory in the 400-meters at the Ed Temple Classic in 56.41.
Outdoor: Led the Sun Belt Conference with a 2:07.80 time in the 800 meters, run at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Won the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.51 and set a personal best time of 25.22 in the 200-meter dash at the Boston-Moon Classic ... Took victory in the 400-meter dash in a time of 55.60 at the Rhodes Open Meet ... Came in sixth in the 800 meters in 2:10.13 at the War Eagle Invitational ... Did not run at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships because of injury.

2009-10
Indoor:
Silver medal winner in a school record time of 12:12.59 in the DMR and bronze medal winner in the 400 meters in 57.43 at the 2010 Sun Belt Championships ... Won the 400 meters in a time of 57.79 at the Blue Raider Invitational ... Took third place in the 400 meters in 57.20 at the MT Valentine Invitational.
Outdoor: Took fifth in the 400 meters in a time of 56.60 at the 2010 Sun Belt Championships ... Set a school record time of 11:38.88 with the distance medley relay team at the Sea-Ray Relays ... Won the 400 meters in 55.56 at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Came in fourth in the 400 meters in 55.95 at the Rhodes Open Meet ... Finished 20th in the 200 meters in a season best time of 25.40 at the Sea-Rays Relays.

High School:
Three year letter winner in track and field at Evanston Township High School under head coach Fenton Gunter ... As a senior placed second in 400 meters and first as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team at the 2009 Illinois Class AAA Championships ... Recognized by Kiwanis Club for academic and athletic excellence.

Personal:
Born Amber Sianna Jackson on July 26, 1991 ... Daughter of Marcella Jackson ... Majoring in nutrition and food service.