Jensen earns gold medal, heading to NCAA Championships.
The ISU men's squad looks to earn its highest finish since 2004.
ISU seeks its first title under head coach Elvis Forde.
ISU athletes compete hard for spots on conference team.
Multiple Redbirds hit personal-bests on the first night of Valentine's weekend.
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2
2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships Day One
Indoor: Finished third at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) in the weight throw with a toss of 57-03.75 ... threw a personal-best of 40-10.25 in the shot put at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14), finishing sixth ... took third in the weight throw at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3) with a mark of 60-01.25 ... finished eighth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) in the weight throw with a personal-best throw of 60-06.00.
Outdoor: Finished fourth in the hammer at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) with a mark of 165-05 ... threw a personal-best in the discus and the hammer at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20), finishing eighth and third with marks of 142-11 and 179-06, respectively ... matched that hammer mark at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 4), finishing third ... launched a personal-best toss of 45-04.25 in the shot put at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), taking 13th.
PRIOR TO ISU
At South Paulding High School: Four-year letterwinner on the track ... named athlete of the year her senior season after winning the state tournament in the shot put and discus with marks of 44-0 and 137-0, respectively ... finished third at the state meet in the discus her junior year with a mark of 131-0 ... finished first in the Milrose Games in the weight toss ... threw a distance of 61-1.25 in the weight throw at the Georgia Open, which was the third best throw in USA high school history ... All-American in the weight and hammer.
Personal: Born 8/20/1993 ... daughter of Brandon and Charna Williams ... sibling is Marquis Ervin ... plans to major in early childhood education.