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Kerrin Jennings
Kerrin Jennings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Mills, Pa.

High School:
Padua Academy (Del.)

Event:
Distance

Experience:
JR


05/29/2013

School-Record 296 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2012-13

Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes

04/16/2013

Track and Field Well Recognized at SAAB Banquet

Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"

04/14/2013

Distances Shine at Bison Outdoor Classic

Nittany Lions post outstanding performances in Lewisburg

01/12/2013

Loxsom Rips Collegiate Leader at Nittany Lion Challenge

Track and Field turns in 17 victories in outstanding effort

12/18/2012

Record 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Honored with Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Indoor || Clocked a personal-best 4:58.91 for the mile in her first-career Big Ten appearance ... Placed 20th overall in the event.

On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Raced in three competitions with her highest finish coming with a sixth-place effort at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Placed 40th in the "Open" Race at the Greater Louisville Classic. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed in three races, with her highest finish coming with a 16th-place showing at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Was the Lions' fourth finish at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, placing 35th overall.

Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Ran a personal-best 17:04.88 to finish eighth in the 5,000 meters at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... Won the 800 at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Also competed at Penn Relays, and the Crimson Tide Invitational at Alabama. || 2013 Indoor || Was a member of the winning distance medley at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Placed fifth in the mile at the Penn State Relays. || 2012 Outdoor || Redshirted the outdoor season, but competed unattached at the Bison Outdoor Classic, turning in a PR 4:42.22 for the 1500. || 2012 Indoor || Top finish was second in the 1000 at the Penn State Relays ... Scored top 10 finishes in the mile at the PSU National and Akron Invitational.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Jennings turned in an outstanding weekend at the Delaware (DIAA) State Championships as a senior, scoring podium finishes in the 800- and 1600-meters, and running on the second-place 4x800-meter relay. She would go on to place sixth in the 1600 at the DIAA Meet of Champions during her senior campaign. During the 2011 indoor season, Jennings placed fourth in the 1600, sixth in the 3200, and ran on second-place squads in both the 4x400-meters and 4x800. As a junior, Jennings ran a PR 5:04.18 to take runner-up honors at the Delaware Meet of Champions. || Personal || Daughter of Joe and Trish Jennings ... Born March 17, 1991 ... Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m 2:18.03 2:19.03
1000m 3:02.86 ***
1500m *** 4:41.03
Mile 4:58.91 ***
5000m *** 17:04.88
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