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Jianni McDole - Cross Country - Kansas Jayhawks

Jianni McDole

Position Distance
Height 5'8"
Class Sophomore
Hometown San Antonio, Texas
High School Smithson Valley


2020 INDOOR (Jr.)
Made her KU debut at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), running a 3:15.52 in the 1,000 meters … Placed third at the Jayhawk Classic (1/23-1/24), running a 2:25.16 in the 800 meters … Finished her season with a personal best 2:23.92 in the 800 meters at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (2/7-2/8).

Finished 24th overall in the women’s 5K with a time of 22:52.3 at the Bob Timmons Classic (8/31) … Placed 55th in the women’s 6K at the Rim Rock Collegiate Classic (10/5), clocking in at 26:49.4.

2019 TRACK & FIELD (So. at Texas A&M)
Competed twice, racing at 1,000m (3:17.29) to place ninth in Reveille Invitational and in 800m (2:30.99) to finish 16th at Ted Nelson Invitational.

2018 TRACK & FIELD (Fr. at Texas A&M)
Raced three times in 800m during the outdoor season … Best effort was fourth in 2:15.27 at Houston Alumni Invitational … Indoors, posted a time of 3:06.78 in her first race as an Aggie, placing eighth in 1,000m at Reveille Invitational in December of 2017 … Ran 58.53 in 400m at Ted Nelson Invitational … Placed third in 800m with a best of 2:13.70 in the Aggie Twilight after placing ninth (2:17.17) at Charlie Thomas Invitational.

Between cross country and track & field, earned a total of seven letters during her prep career at Smithson Valley High School, under the tutelage of head coach Brittney Lanehart …

Daughter of Rodrick and Patricia Boykin … Has six siblings: Tonya, Starr, Zhanna, Jayla, Gentry and Rodrick Jr. … Mother, Patricia, competed in track & field for the University of Tennessee and in the 1996 Olympic Trials … Father, Rodrick, played football for the University of Illinois … Plans to major in communication studies.