Jennifer Fleming

  • Jennifer
  • Fleming

  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Blacksburg, Va.

Updated: May 30, 2017

2017 outdoor: Earned a top-five finish in the 5,000-meter run at the Tennessee Relays, finishing the race in 16:53.55 - a personal-best mark ... Made her outdoor debut at High Point's VertKlasse Meeting, placing third in the 1,500 with a career-best time of 4:34.15.

2017 indoor: Competed in the 5,000 at the ACC Championships, placing 17th overall … Won the mile at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a personal-best time of 4:55.99 … Ran the 5,000-meter race indoors for the first time in her career, finishing 14th with a time of 17:22.25 at the Music City Challenge - the ninth fastest time in school history ... Was 10th in the 3,000-meter race with a personal-best time of 10:03.50 at the Camel City Invitational ... Ran the mile at both the Hokie Invitational and Virginia Tech Invitational.

2016 outdoor: Began the outdoor season with a personal record in the 3,000 at the Bison Outdoor Classic, finishing third in 10:09.68 … Ran a personal best in the 800 at the Highlander Invite, finishing with a time of 2:19.81 … Set a personal record in the 5,000 with a time of 18:10.78 at the Hokie Twilight Qualifier.

2016 indoor: Opened the season with a top-10 finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the mile … Set a personal record in the mile at the Iowa State Classic, running the event in 5:00.33 … Recorded a personal best in the 800 at the Virginia Tech Challenge, finishing the event in 2:21.21 to place 10th.

High school: A two-time all-state performer in cross country (Class 3A) for coach James DeMarco and was named a team captain twice … Helped Blacksburg to four consecutive state team championships in cross country … A two-time Nike Cross Country Nationals Finalist … Finished in the top 10 individually at the Nike Southeast Regional Cross Country Meet and helped her team to a seventh-place finish at the National Cross Country Championships … In track, a two-time state champion in the 1,000- and 1,600-meter events during the indoor season and was a member of Blacksburg's state champion 4x800-meter relay team … A state champion in the 1,600 as a senior during the outdoor season and also was a member of Blacksburg's state champion 4x800-meter relay team … Named the Conference 32 Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Owns personal bests of 2:57 in the 1,000, 4:56 in the 1,600, 10:37 in the 3,200 and 17:55 for the 5,000 in cross country.

Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1996 … Daughter of Jon and Karen Fleming … Has a younger brother … Has two uncles who wrestled at Tech - Clifton and Jeff Kraisser … Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Fleming's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

800m - 2:21.21, VT Challenge (2016)

Mile - 4:55.99, VT Challenge (2017)

3,000m - 10:03.50, Camel City Invitational (2017)

5,000m - 17:22.25, Music City Challenge (2017)

800m - 2:19.81, Highlander Invitational (2016)

1,500m - 4:34.15, High Point VertKlasse Meeting (2017)

3,000m - 10:09.68, Bison Outdoor Classic (2016)

5,000m - 16:53.55, Tennessee Relays (2017)