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Jennifer Klugh

Class: R-Senior
Position:
Height: 5-8

Previous School: Highland HS

Hometown: Centerburg, Ohio

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Sr.)
• Successfully defended her Big South 1,500-meter title and also won the 5K crown
• Qualified for the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet in the 1,500 for the third straight year
• Posted a sixth-place finish in the ECAC 3K final
• Recorded outdoor personal-best times of 2:14.21 (800, No. 10 in program history), 4:24.16 (1,500, No. 3 in program history), 9:41.33 (3K, No. 2 in program history) and 17:25.87 (5K, No. 3 in program history) during the season
• Named Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week on April 4, after placing eighth in the Raleigh Relays 1,500-meter final
• Made the Big South Presidential Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive year

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Sr.)
• Repeated as Big South Women's Outstanding Track Performer
• Scored a team-high 28 points at the Big South meet, winning both the mile and 3K and finishing second behind teammate Khristina Kanagy in the 5K
• Broke the Liberty and Big South indoor 5K records with her 16:48.32 effort at the Valentine Invitational
• Eclipsed the school record in the 3K, clocking a 9:44.62 at the Hokie Invitational
• Placed sixth in the ECAC 5K final
• Three-time Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week (Dec. 8, Jan. 26 and Feb. 16)

2011 Cross Country (R-Jr.)
• Tabbed Big South Runner of the Year, after racing to her second consecutive Big South individual title
• Won the Big South crown by 17 seconds, with the fastest 5K time (17:29) a Lady Flame has ever run at the conference meet
• Made the Big South All-Academic Team
• Garnered her second consecutive all-region honor, with a 20th-place showing at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Champoinship
• Came in fourth at the ECAC meet
• Broke a 24-year-old program 5K record with her 17:28.3 clocking at the Charlotte Invitational
• Won Big South Runner of the Week honors on Sept. 21 and Oct. 5

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Captured her first Big South 1,500-meter title and came in second to teammate Dacia Bushman in the 5K
• Ran the 1,500 at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet
• Posted a 1,500 season-best time of 4:27.33 for ninth place in the ECAC final
• USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• VaSID Academic All-State Team
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Recognized as Big South Women's Outstanding Track Performer, by virtue of her 28 points at the indoor conference meet
• Won the Big South mile and 3K crowns and came in second behind teammate Dacia Bushman in the 5K final
• Ran a 16:56.14 5K at the Flotrack Husky Classic, setting what was then a Liberty and Big South record
• Notched a personal-best mile time of 4:51.04 while finishing third in the ECAC mile final
• Won a trio of Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week accolades (Jan. 26, Feb. 17 and March 10)

2010 Cross Country (R-So.)
• Became Liberty's first Big South women's cross country individual champion since Heather Sagan in 2001, earning Big South Women's Runner of the Year accolades
• First sophomore since 1995 to be voted Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• Also made the USTFCCCA and Big South All-Academic Teams
• Came in 15th at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, collecting all-region honors
• Set the Liberty women's cross country 6K record with her 20:58 posting at the Brooks Paul Short Run
• Improved her 6K record to 20:55.5 at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship
• She and Khristina Kanagy won the season-opening Virginia Tech Cross Country Relay
• Two-time Big South Women's Runner of the Week (Oct. 6 and Oct. 20)

2010 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Finished second in the Big South 5K and third in the 1,500 to win All-Big South recognition in both races
• Became the only Lady Flame to earn all-conference honors in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track in 2009-10
• USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Ran the 1,500 at the inaugural NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet
• Crossed the line 10th in the ECAC 1,500-meter final
• Led off for the second-fastest distance medley quartet in program history, posting an 11:32.55 at the Penn Relays

2009-10 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South runner-up in both the mile and 3K
• Ran at the ECAC meet for the first time, clocking a 4:54.13 in the mile and finishing sixth in the final

2009 Cross Country (R-Fr.)
• Captured her first of many All-Big South honors with a third-place finish at the Big South Championship
• Came in 60th at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship
• Ran the Lady Flames' fastest combined time on her two 2.5K legs at the Virginia Tech Cross Country Relay, 18:41.3
• Paired up with Katie Albright for fourth place at the Virginia Tech Cross Country Relay
• Placed third in the Big South Preview

2009 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Came in sixth in the Big South 1,500-meter final
• Season-best 1,500 time of 4:50.42 came at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier

2008-09 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Recorded a sixth-place finish in the Big South mile final, clocking a season-best time of 5:14.04
• Represented Liberty for the first time at the Liberty Open, running a 5:39.00 mile

2008 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Did not run any races for Liberty, redshirting the season while rehabbing a high school basketball injury

Prep
• Graduated from Highland High School, where she was the valedictorian of her high school class
• Five-time All-Ohio performer (three cross country, two track & field)
• Qualified for the Ohio Division II State Cross Country Championship all four years, placing 19th as a sophomore, fourth as a junior and seventh as a senior
• At the 2007 Ohio Division II State Track & Field Championship, finished second in the 1,600 and third in the 3,200

Personal
• Daughter of Robert and Amy Klugh
• Graduated with a bachelor's degree in mathematics with teacher licensure in May 2012
• Working toward a master's degree in secondary education
• Birthday is on Aug. 25

Cross Country Personal Bests
5K:
17:18.72 - School Record
Oct. 27, 2012 – Big South Championship
Rock Hill, S.C.

6K: 20:35.78 - School Record
Nov. 9, 2012 – NCAA Southeast Regional Championship
Charlotte, N.C.

Big South Cross Country Championship (5K)
2009 (Winston-Salem, N.C.):
3rd place, 18:37 (All-Big South)
2010 (Blacksburg, Va.): 1st place, 17:54.33 (Big South Runner of the Year, All-Big South)
2011 (Conway, S.C.): 1st place, 17:29 (Big South Runner of the Year, All-Big South)
2012 (Rock Hill, S.C.): 1st place, 17:18.72 (Big South Runner of the Year, All-Big South)

NCAA Southeast Regional Championship (6K)
2009 (Louisville, Ky.):
60th place, 22:07.1
2010 (Louisville, Ky.): 15th place, 20:55.5 (All-Region)
2011 (Louisville, Ky.): 20th place, 20:57.5 (All-Region)
2012 (Charlotte, N.C.): 6th place, 20:35.78 (All-Region)

NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship (6K)
2012 (Louisville, Ky.):
 93rd place, 20:44.7

Top Track Times at Liberty
800:
2:14.21
1,500: 4:24.16
Mile: 4:51.04
3K: 9:41.33 (Owns Indoor School Record at 9:44.62)
5K: 16:48.32 (Indoor School Record)