Kansas Jayhawks

Jana Shawver

Position Middle Distance
Height 5'6''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Greenwood, Mo,
High School Lee's Summit West


2020 INDOOR (So.)
Opened her season at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), where she placed third overall in the 800 meters … Placed fifth at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) in the 800 meters, placing fifth in 2:19.49 … Placed third at the Jayhawk Classic (1/23-1/24) in the 800 meters, running a 2:16.21 … Set a personal best in the 800 meters at the Iowa State Classic, running a 2:13.13 … Placed sixth overall in the distance medley relay at the Big 12 Indoor Championships (2/28-2/29), with the team running a 11:44.66.

2019 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Finished first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:18.23 and was a member of the second place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 4:00.20 at the ESU Spring Invitational (3/23) … Ran a personal-best time of 2:16.50 in the 800-meter run at the Oral Roberts Invitational (3/29-3/30) … A member of the winning 4×800-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 9:20.39 at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) … Posted a personal-best time of 2:15.24 in the 800-meter run at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27).

2019 INDOOR (Fr.)
Made her collegiate debut at the Bob Timmons Challenge (11/30), where she finished sixth in the 600-yard run with a time of 1:28.01 … Ran a career-best 1:26.68 in the 600-yard run (PM session), finishing third at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26) … Ran a new personal-best time in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:13.39 at the ISU Classic (2/8-2/9)

Earned eight letters as a member of the track & field and cross country teams at Lee’s Summit West High School for head coach Jesse Griffin … Won Missouri state team championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018 … Helped the Titans to conference championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and district championships all four years … 2017 Missouri Class 5 state champion in the 800 meters in 2017 … School record holder in the 800-meter dash with a time of 2:11.29 … Member of the third-place 4×800-meter relay team at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals … Four-time team most valuable distance runner award winner.

Daughter of Jon and Heather Shawver … Has one sister, Elyssa … Mother, Heather, played softball at Missouri … Great grandfather played football at Kansas … Undecided on a major.