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Jamie Klein

Player Profile
Hometown:
Hawthorne, N.J.

High School:
Paramus Catholic

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
10/10/1992

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

05/26/2013

Emily Lipari Qualifies for NCAA Championships in 1500 Meters

Wildcats had four athletes in competition on final night of NCAA East Regional

05/23/2013

Lipari, Schappert and Piccirillo Move On to Quarterfinals at NCAA East Regional

All three runners were automatic qualifiers for the next round in their respective events

05/16/2013

Women's Track Has 12 Athletes Headed to NCAA East Regional

Official declarations for regional meet were announced on Thursday afternoon

04/20/2013

Wildcats Finish Up Competition at Widener Invitational

Two sprints and two field events made up Saturday schedule for Villanova

04/06/2013

Walden Leads the Way in Preliminary Heats of 100 Meter Hurdles at Colonial Relays

Wildcats had successful day of competition on first day of this weekend's meet

On Klein: Ranks second in school history in the javelin (post-1999 implement) with a collegiate best mark of 45.79 meters ... A BIG EAST champion in the javelin who is the leader of a deep and successful group of Villanova performers in the event ... Should once again be among the top throwers in the BIG EAST this season and will be a steady contributor to the team during meets.

2014 Outdoor: Captured the BIG EAST title in the javelin and led a 1-2-3-4-6 finish in the event for the Wildcats ... Became the Wildcats sixth conference champion in the javelin and the first since Melanie Sklepko in 1997 ... Threw for a distance of 43.33 meters at the conference meet ... Qualified for the ECAC Championship for the third straight year and registered a 25th place finish (39.18m) at the ECAC meet ... Notched a first-place finish at the Delaware Open (41.07m) ... Opened the season with a sixth place finish in the Championship section at the Colonial Relays (39.62m) ... Came in 21st in the College section at the Penn Relays (38.37m).

2014 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.

2013 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the javelin for the second straight year and came in 22nd at that meet with a distance of 44.60 meters ... Also fared well at both the BIG EAST Championships and the Penn Relays ... Placed fifth at the BIG EAST meet (44.12m) ... Registered a season-best mark of 45.40 meters at the Penn Relays and finished sixth in the Championship section ... Opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Philadelphia College Classic, where she threw for a distance of 45.06 meters ... Registered first place finishes at the Danny Curran Invitational (42.13m), Delaware Open (44.72m) and Widener Invitational (42.64m) ... Came in third at the Colonial Relays (43.21m) and 18th at the ECAC Championship (39.03m).

2013 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.

2012 Outdoor: Had a very successful season throwing the javelin ... Qualified for the NCAA East Regional and came in 35th (40.41m) at the regional meet ... Individual winner in the College section at the Penn Relays with a throw of 45.10 meters ... Increased her distance to a season-best mark of 45.79 meters in a fourth place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... Came in first at the Widener Invitational (42.26m) and was the runner-up at both the Big Five Invite (43.05m) and the Danny Curran Invitational (39.17m) ... Placed fifth at the Colonial Relays (42.25m) and 17th at the ECAC Championship (38.81m).

2012 Indoor: Finished seventh in the weight throw with a toss of 9.82 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational and came in 14th at the Widener Field Meet with a personal best distance of 10.38 meters.

Paramus Catholic High School: Received first team all-league and first team all-county honors ... As a senior finished in first place at the Bergen County Meet of Champions and also established her personal best distance of 47.24 meters in that meet ... Competed at the New Balance Nationals and came in eighth place (42.36m) ... Registered first place finishes at the Big North Championships, the Bergen County Championship, the NJSIAA Sectional Championships and the NJSIAA Group Championships.

Personal: Born 10/10/92 ... Daughter of Deborah and James Klein ... Undeclared major in the school of Liberal Arts.

PERSONAL BESTS

 Weight Throw              10.38 Meters               2012 Widener Field Meet
*Javelin (high school)     47.24 Meters               High School
*Javelin (college)         45.79 Meters               2012 BIG EAST Championships

* - javelin specifications in high school use a lighter implement

CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)

BIG EAST Champion                                    2014 (Javelin)
All-BIG EAST                                         2014 (Javelin)

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

USTFCCCA All-Academic Team                           2011-12
BIG EAST Academic All-Star                           2011-12, 2013-14

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

Javelin                  1st                         2014 Outdoor
Javelin                  4th                         2012 Outdoor
Javelin                  5th                         2013 Outdoor
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