Kelly Jacka
Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Federal Way, Wash.
High School: Bellarmine Prep
Experience: 3 Letters

2014 Outdoor: Jacka was a member of the 2014 Outdoor Western Athletic Conference Championship team…earned Second-Team All-WAC honors for her fourth-place performance on the 4x100m relay team… also was a member of the seventh-place 4x400m relay team…won the 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay at the Sam Adams Classic…ran a season-best time of 12.59 in the 100m at the Cougar Invitational… also ran a season-best time of 25.24 in the 200m at the CSULA Twilight and in the 400m at the Mt.SAC Relays… she also competed in the long jump at the Cougar Invitational with finishing 10 with a leap of 16-5 (5.00m).

2014 Indoor: Jacka earned First-Team All-WAC honors for her first-place feat on the distance medley relay team…also earned Second-Team all-WAC honors for her fourth-place finish on the 4x400m relay team…and won the 200m at the Idaho Open with a time of 25.82.

2013 Indoor: Jacka competed in sprints and relays as a junior at Idaho...finished second at the Idaho Collegiate on Feb.2 with a time of 49.66 in the 400...aided the 4x400m relay team in a third-place finish (3.49.17) at the Husky Classic on Feb.8...placed 20th in the 400m with a time of 59.33 at the WAC Indoor Championships.

2012 Outdoor:
Jacka made her sixth career all-time Idaho top-10 entry as a sophomore … ran the anchor leg of Idaho’s fourth-place 4x100m relay that posted a time of 46.87 and moved into ninth all-time at Idaho at the WAC Outdoor Championships … also scored for Idaho in the 4x400m at the WAC Championships as the anchor leg of a group that finished fifth in 3:50.99 … ran a season-best 25.01 in the 200m at the Beach Invitational on April 21 … finished ninth in the 400m at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge on April 14 with a season-best time of 57.95 … Spring WAC All-Academic honoree.

2012 Indoor: Jacka returned to action after 2011 hip surgery and opened her year with a meet-record 24.89 in the 200m at the WSU Open on Jan. 14 … earned Second-Team All-WAC honors as the opening leg of Idaho’s third-place 4x400m relay at the WAC Indoor Championships … ran a season-best 24.68 in a ninth-place finish in the 200m at the WAC meet and missed finals by just .05 seconds … ran a career-best 56.69 in a fourth-place finish in the 400m at the UW Open on Feb. 12 … Winter WAC All-Academic honoree.

2011: Jacka redshirted the 2011 indoor and outdoor seasons while rehabilitating from hip surgery.

2010 Indoor: Jacka was the WAC's indoor runner-up in the 200m as a freshman in 2010. She took second in the event with a career-best time of 24.59 to earn her first career first-team all-WAC honor. She also earned second-team all-WAC honors after running the fourth leg of Idaho's second-place 4x400m relay. She set career bests of 7.92 in the 60m at the WSU Open and 58.24 in the 400m at the Husky Classic during the season.

2010 Outdoor: Jacka earned a pair of second-team all-WAC honors at the WAC Outdoor Championships with the second-place 4x100m relay and third-place 4x400m relay. She scored two points in the 200m, where she finished seventh with a time of 24.50. Her time of 24.49 from the preliminary round was a career best and ranks eighth all-time at Idaho. She also ran a career-best 12.04 in the 100m at the meet to finish 12th and move into 10th all-time at Idaho in event. The 4x100m relay at the WAC Championships was the fifth-fastest in school history, while the 4x400m relay was the second-fastest. She also ran on Idaho's 4x400m relay at the Oregon Relays that ranks fourth in Idaho history. She had a season-best time of 57.77 in the open 400m at the Cougar Invitational.

High School: Jacka was one of the top sprinters in the Northwest while at Bellarmine Prep. At the Washington 4A state level, she finished in the top-three at state meets 14 times. She won the 2009 state title in the 200m with a time of 24.24 and led the team's 4x100m relay to back-to-back state titles in 2008 (47.75) and 2009 (47.47), as well as a 4x200m (1:40.84) title in 2009. She was a two-time state runner-up in the 100m in 2008 and 2009, was runner-up in the 200m in 2008 and third-place finisher in 2007, and was third-place finisher in the 400m in 2008. As a freshman in 2006, she took second in the state in the 400m (56.90) and third in the 200m (25.43), and anchored the state runner-up 4x400m relay (3:55.83). She left Bellarmine Prep as the school-record holder in the 100m, 200m and 400m, and also ran on school record 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m relays. She led Bellarmine to back-to-back state titles in 2008 and 2009, as well as third-place finishes in 2006 and 2007.

Personal: She is the daughter of Thomas and Kristen Jacka. She has one sister, Janelle, and a twin brother, Jeff. Janelle plays soccer at Portland, while Jeff is also a member of the Idaho track and field team. Her intended major at Idaho is Business Marketing.

Indoor Career Bests:
60m: 7.92
200m: 24.59
400m: 56.69

Outdoor Career Bests:
100m: 12.04
200m: 24.49
400m: 57.77
Long Jump: 16-5 (5.00m)

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