Jennifer Nakamura
Jennifer Nakamura
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Clovis North

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-2012): (XC) Competed in the Doc Adams Invite and ran 22:19 for 30th place in the 6k. (TRACK) Started the season at the Kim Duyst Invite 1500m with a time of 4:59.44 … Raced in the Aggie Open 1500m in 4:51.54 … Competed at the SF State Distance Carnival in the 800m and 1500m with times of 2:19.59 and 4:50.42 respectively … Ran the Woody Wilson Invite 1500m in 4:51.65 … Finished the Brutus Hamilton Invite 800m and 1500m with times of 2:21.97 and 4:53.94 respectively … Earned a personal best in the 1500m at the Sac State Open in 4:49.27.

COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS

Cross Country: 22:19 in the 6k (2011 - Doc Adams)
Track: 2:19.59 in the 800m (2012 - SF State Distance); 4:49.27 in the 1500m (2012 - Sac State Open)

High School Coach:     Jason Lienau
Best Marks XC:           Mt. Sac Invite 2.95 miles-18:27, Woodward Park 5k-18:45
Best Marks Track:        800m 2:17.93 1600m 5:12.86
Top Finishes:              1st Place CIF Central Section D2 XC Championship 2010

Coach Montoro on Nakamura
"Jenn has a great deal of range, competing well from the 800m-5k. She is just scratching the surface of her potential after only giving up soccer her senior year to focus on distance running year round. She has a shot of competing in the top seven as a freshman."