THIS SEASON: Jennifer Wells begins her second season of running track for USC. Has also competed in cross country both years at USC.
2006 CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in four of USC's five regular season cross country meets...Was USC's eighth finisher with a time of 21:17.50 in her collegiate debut on the CSUF Jammin Invitational on Sept. 2...Was USC's sixth finisher (23rd overall) with a time of 25:12 at the 6K Pepperdine Invitational on Sept. 23...Had a time of 25:42.1 as USC's eighth-place runner at the UCSD Triton Classic on Oct. 7...Had her best 5K time as a Trojan in the regular season finale on Oct. 20 at the CS Fullerton Invitational, finishing with a time of 20:03 as USC's seventh finisher and 49th place overall.
HIGH SCHOOL: Wells is a 2006 graduate of Fountain Valley (Calif.) High...She ran cross country and the 400m, 800m and 4x400m relay in track...Was All-Sunset League and All-Senior Orange County...Was voted the most improved varsity runner...Had personal-best times of 17:58 in cross country, 2:17.1 in the 800m, 0:59 in the 400m and 19:01 in the 5000m.
PERSONAL: Lists her most thrilling moment in sports as her team winning the 2005 CIF cross country championship...Likes to play other sports and hang out with friends in her spare time...Was born in St. Louis, Mo...Is a Business Administration major at USC.