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  Jessica Rocco
Jessica Rocco

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hastings, Pa.

High School:
Northern Cambria

Event:
Javelin

05/24/2012

Panthers Ready for NCAA East Regional Championships

Jones holds a top-10 seed in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes

05/05/2012

Panthers Continue Competition at Big East Outdoor Championships

Jones sets wind-aided school record in 100-meter dash.

04/28/2012

Panthers Compete at Ashland University Alumni Open

Barnart turns in top-10 performance in the discus.

04/28/2012

Panthers Compete at Ashland University Alumni Open

Slaney sets record in the javelin.

03/24/2012

Panthers Put Forth Strong Showing at Early Bird Invitational

Six Panthers turn in first-place finishes.

2010-11: Outdoor T/F - placed third in the javelin throw at the Big East Indoor Championships, marking a career best throw of 46.61 meters...posted a top-20 finish at the ECAC Championships in the javelin throw...notched a third place finish in the javelin throw at the Charlotte 49ers Classic (42.63m)...finished fifth at the Raleigh Relays in the javelin throw.

High School: A highly decorated athlete in high school, Rocco was a 2009 and 2010 district-6 javelin champion at Northern Cambria High School, where she helped lead the team to a fifth place finish at the Pennsylvania State Championships in 2009...Finished 10th in javelin in 2007, third in 2008, second in 2009 and seventh in 2010...a 2009 district-6 champion in discus as well...2009 and 2010 West Central Coaches javelin champion...also a 2009 district-6 champion in discus, also garnering West Central Coaches Championship honors in the event as well...2009 and 2010 Bellwood Invitational javelin and discus champion in which she was named the most valuable thrower...2009 and 2010 Bedford Invitational javelin and discus champion, earning the most valuable field athlete award...2009 and 2010 Heritage Conference javelin and discus champion...received the 2010 senior track award at Northern Cambria...named to the 2007-10 Indiana Gazette All-Star Team as well as the 2008-2010 Altoona Mirror All-Star Team...holds the school record for Javelin throw (144'1)...named to the NFHS Honor Roll in 2009 for javelin...a three year letter winner in basketball and a two-year letter winner in volleyball...member of National Honors Society as well as Spanish Honor Society, Student Council, Cook-off team, FCCLA, chorus, scholastic quiz team, anti-tobacco team, S.A.D.D. and prom planning.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Susan Rocco...born February 16, 1992...has two sisters, Marybeth and Samantha...undecided major.