Grace Jensen

Middle Distance

Class Junior
Hometown Mobile, Ala.
High School McGill-Toolen Catholic
Major Human and Organizational Development
Bio

Career Results

Career Honors
• 2020 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2019 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Ranks fifth all-time at Vanderbilt in the outdoor 1,500 meters (4:21.40)
• Ranks ninth all-time at Vanderbilt in the indoor 3,000 meters (9:37.99)
• Ranks ninth all-time at Vanderbilt in the indoor distance medley relay (11:31.42)

As a Junior (2020-21)
Cross Country
• First on team and 14th overall (21:09.0) at Gans Creek Classic (Oct. 3)
• Led team and finished 11th overall (21:44.7) at season-opening Commodore Classic (Sept. 19)

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
Track and Field
• Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Scored at SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 28) with sixth-place distance medley relay (11:38.44)
• Won section at SEC Indoor Championships (March 1) with ninth-fastest indoor 3,000 meters in school history (9:37.99)
• Bronze medalist in the 3,000 meters (9:39.99) at the Music City Challenge (Feb. 15)
• Won silver in the distance medley relay (11:31.42) and bronze in the 3,000 meters (9:45.30) at the Texas A&M Invitational (Feb. 8)
• Finished 13th in the 3,000 meters (9:45.15) at season-opening Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 18)
• Outdoor season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Cross Country
• Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Scored at every meet and finished among top two on team each time
• Second on the team and 26th overall (20:52.1) at NCAA Regionals (Nov. 15)
• First on the team and 16th overall (20:47.9) at SEC Championships (Nov. 1)
• Led Vanderbilt to sixth-place finish and was two seconds from All-SEC honors
• Finished first on the team and 71st overall (21:09.3) at Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19)
• Led team and placed 19th overall to lead Vanderbilt to sixth-place finish at Buckeye Preview (Sept. 28)
• Second on team and 20th overall (21:56.5) and helped Vanderbilt to fifth-place finish at Commodore Classic (Sept. 14)
• Second overall (first on team) and led Vanderbilt to first-place finish at Belmont Opener (Aug. 30) with time of 18:01.8

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• Ran a personal-best 18.34.7 at the Belmont Opener (3.1km) to finish third
• Collected a 5K personal-best at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic with a time of 18:27.5
• Set a 6K personal-best at the SEC Championships with a time of 20:44.2
•Was part of the DMR team that finished first in the indoor opener at 11:46.23
• Set a mile personal best at 5:01.45 at the indoor opener
• Set an 800-meter personal best at the outdoor opener at 2:10.90 for a fourth-place finish
• Finished first in the 1,500 meters at her first outdoor meet as a Commodore with a time of 4:26.30
• Set a personal-best in the 1,500 meters at 4:21.40 at the SEC Outdoor Championships
• Finished eighth in the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 800 meters with a time of 4:23.95

The Jensen File
• Three-time Alabama high school state champion in the 800 meters, both indoor and outdoor
• Won the Alabama high school cross country title in 2017