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Jana Shawver - Track & Field - Kansas Jayhawks

Jana Shawver

Position Middle Distance
Class Fr./Jr./So.
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.