Jessica Raphael
Jessica Raphael

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oakton, Va.

High School:
Oakton


2006: Track and Field: Career best and placed 32nd in the mile at the Carolina Invitational (5:48:23) ... Finished 14th at the Liberty On Track Open on 1/28 (11:37:08).

2005: Appeared in all six events during the season ... Best placement occurred during the McAlister's Deli Invite (26th, 20:45:47) ... Finished 28th at the North Carolina Invite at Chapel Hill, NC recording a time of 21:42:00.

2004: Competed in five of the Lady Pirates' scheduled events ... Recorded three top-50 finishes ... Recorded her best finish of the year at the Adidas Raleigh Invitational, placing third with a time of 20:56 ... Finished 39th at the Wake Forest Invitatational with a personal-best time of 20:30 ... Completed the course at the Great American Cross Country Festival in 20:39, for her third top-50 finish ... Also participated in the Conference USA Championship finishing 78th in a time of 25:29, followed by the NCAA Southeast Regional (150th, 25:51).

High School: National Honor Society student ... Two-time all-state and all-region selection ... Served as captain of the track and field and cross country teams during her junior and senior season ... Earned 10 varsity letters during high school career.

Personal: Academic major in marketing with a minor in apparel merchandising ... Daughter of Marlene and Larry Raphael ... One brother (Daniel).