Jaclyn Konopka
Jaclyn Konopka
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Novi, Mich.
High School: Northville
Position: Multi Events
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2013: (Indoor): Tied for tenth in the high jump with a 4-09.75, was 13th in the long jump in 15-05.50 and was 18th in the shot put with a throw of 32-02.00 at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) … came ninth in the 800m in 2:30.70, sixth in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.59, fifth in the high jump with a 4-11.75, third in the long jump with a 16-05.00 and fifth in the shot put with a 33-01.00 at the Cupid Challenge (2/11) … was first in the pentathlon with 3,453 points, which is the current MIT varsity record, at ECACs (3/01) … tied for sixth place in the pentathlon with 3,387 points at NCAAs (3/08).

2012: Finished sixth in the pentathlon (3062 points) at the New England Division III Championship (indoor) … ranked second on the team for shot put indoor (34-05 ½) and the pentathlon (3062 points) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2011: NCAA Division III All-Region in pentathlon (indoor) … set MIT rookie outdoor record in javelin (108-5 feet) … recorded program’s third-best pentathlon score (2958 points), seventh-best 55HH time (8.91 seconds) and eight-best high jump mark (5-0.25 feet) of all-time … recorded program’s fifth-best heptathlon score (3529 points), fifth-best javelin mark (108-5 feet), sixth-best outdoor high jump mark (4-11.00 feet) and seventh-best 100HH time (16.05 seconds) of all-time … won distance medley relay against Colby and Bates (13:10.08) …won javelin (108-5 feet) against Colby and Bates.

Off the Track: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in chemistry … research in the early childhood cognition lab … vice president of BrainTrust … researched in the Fee Lab (2011), Early Childhood Cognition Lab (2011-12) and the Nedivi Lab (2012-present) … All-New England in 2011 and 2012 … Academic All-Conference in 2012.

Personal: Daughter of Maria and Jacek Konopka.