Gabbi Jennings
Gabbi Jennings
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Slidell, La.
High School: First Baptist Christian
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Gabbi Jennings' Personal Bests

Sophomore Year (2017-18):  Earned All-America honorable mention accolades after placing 20th with a time of 10:18.10 in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships…placed fourth in her heat with a time of 10:02.67 in the event, a school record at the time, to reach the NCAA Championships…qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries after recording a time of 10:10.41 for sixth place in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Payton Jordan Invitational…earned All-Southeast Region honors for cross country after finishing tenth with a time of 20:34.2…competed at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, where she placed 60th with a time of 20:25.19…named to the All-SoCon first team after finishing fourth with a time of 16:55.1 at the league cross country championships…a member of the Paladin distance medley relay team that set a new school record of 11:52.94 at the SoCon Indoor Championships…placed third in the mile (4:55.14) at the league indoor meet and third in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the league outdoor meet…finished fourth with a time of 4:32.36 in the 1,500m at the SoCon Outdoor Championships…won the mile with a personal-best time of 4:46.18 at the Samford Indoor Invite.

Freshman Year (2016-17): Set a new Paladin outdoor record with a time of 4:21.68 in the 1,500m at the Tiger Outdoor Track Classic…competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 3,000m Steeplechase, where she placed 18th with a time of 10:15.12…named to the SoCon All-Freshman team for cross country, indoor track (mile and 3,000m), landed a spot on the All-SoCon first team after placing fifth with a time of 17:02.4 at the SoCon Cross Country Championships…finished fifth at the Furman Cross Country Invitational (21:37.3) and sixth at the Eye Opener Cross Country Invitational (18:23.2)…placed fourth in both the mile (4:57.30) and the 3,000m (9:40.11) at the SoCon Indoor Championships…advanced to the finals of the mile with the third-best qualifying time, 5:06.46…finished second in the 3,000m Steeplechase (10:25.40) and the 1,500m (4:29.97) at the SoCon Outdoor Championships…won the 1,500m with a time of 4:21.68 at the Tiger Outdoor Track Classic…qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries with a time of 10:25.02 in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays, where she finished fourth.

High School:

1 mile 4:52.50

3,200 meters – 10:43.75

 

44-time Louisiana State Champion (XC/Indoor/Outdoor Track) 

Four-time Louisiana Gatorade Runner of the Year

NSAF High School All-American

 

The most decorated distance runner in Louisiana's history...won 44 LHSAA Louisiana state titles, ranging in distance from 400m to 3,200m...captured eight titles in cross country, eight in the outdoor 1,600m, and an additional eight titles in the 3,200m...competed in the 2,000m Steeplechase at the 2016 New Balance Nationals, posting a time of 7:03.52 to garner NSAF High School All-American honors...honored as a four-time Louisiana Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year...holds the Louisiana state 1,600m record indoors...posted the Louisiana high school girls' all-time fastest mile time of 4:52.50...named New Orleans Runner of the Year and Louisiana Track Athlete of the Year.