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Jianni McDole - Track & Field - Kansas Jayhawks

Jianni McDole

Position Distance
Class So./Jr./So.
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.