Jessica Beach
Jessica Beach
Height: 5-7
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Olympia, Wash.
High School: Capital HS
Position: Throws
EXP: 3V
NORTHRIDGE - 2007 Jessica Beach finished seventh in the hammer throw with a season-best mark of 168-6 at the Big West Championships ... placed ninth at the WAC Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a career-best 53-7 which ranks eighth on the all-time Northridge indoor list ... earned Big West Academic All-Conference honors and was awarded the Wolfson Scholar in 2007, the university's highest honor for a graduating senior. 2006 Beach took third in the hammer throw at the Big West Outdoor Championships with a mark of 173-6 as the Matadors swept the top three places in the event ... recorded a personal-best 177-6 in the hammer at the Northridge Spring Break Open which ranks ninth on the Matador career list ... also finished eighth in the discus at the Big West Championships with a career-best throw of 132-5 ... placed 16th in the weight throw with a mark of 50-2.50 at the WAC Indoor Championships ... threw a season-best 53-3 at the Albuquerque Invitational which ranked eighth on the Northridge career indoor records list ... earned Big West All-Academic honors for the second straight year. 2005 Finished ninth (162-6) in the hammer throw at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... threw a season-best 175-0 in the hammer at the Meet of Champions at Azusa Pacific ... also competed in the discus during the outdoor season ... placed ninth in the indoor weight throw with a season-best 51-1.50 at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... earned Big West and MPSF All-Academic honors. 2004 Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons. CAPITAL HIGH SCHOOL Earned letters in track and also competed in basketball and volleyball at Capital High School in Olympia, Wash. ... was the state of Washington hammer champion in 2002-03 and also in 2001-02 ... was also the 4A Washington discus champion in 2001-02 ... coached by Kevin Wright ... graduated in 2003 with a 3.99 grade point average. PERSONAL Born December 9, 1984 in Olympia, Wash. ... parents are Jeanne and Richard Beach ... has one younger sister, Sierra ... her uncle, Pat Beach was an NFL tight end for 11 seasons ... also competed for the Barron Park Striders Track & Field Club ... roots for the Seattle Mariners and lists Ichiro as her favorite player ... major is Pre-med/Biology.

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