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Jessica Kamilos
Jessica Kamilos

Jessica Kamilos

R-Sr | Distance | Neosho, Mo. /Neosho HS

#RazorFacts

  • NCAA Champion (DMR)
  • Two-time All-American
  • SEC Champion (3,000S)

Redshirt Senior (2016)
Indoor she has finished top 3 in the Arkansas Invitational, 2016 Gladstein Invitational, and the Razorback Invitational in all her events…At the Arkansas Invitational she finished first in the 800m with a time of 2:10.50…At the 2016 Gladstein Invitational she finished first in the mile with a time of 4:50.52…She finished third in the mile at the Razorback Invitational.

Redshirt Junior (2015)
NCAA Champion (DMR) … SEC Champion (3,000S) … Finished first in two events (1,000m, DMR) at the Arkansas v. Texas dual to start the indoor season … Ran a personal best of 4:36.56 in the mile crossing the line in third at the UW Husky Classic … Picked up first team All-SEC honors as the 1200 leg of the DMR team … Finished fourth individually in the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships … Qualified for the NCAA Championships with the DMR … Helped Arkansas win their first NCAA title with a gold-medal performance in the DMR setting a new school record and posting the second best performance in the event in collegiate history … Opened up the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish at the Stanford Invitational in the 1500-meter run in a new PR of 4:21.04 … Shaved almost 5 seconds off of her earlier 1,500-meter PR at the Payton Jordan Invitational finishing third in 4:16.31 … Kicked off the post season as the 3,000-meter steeplechase champion at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Added five more points to her SEC total with a fourth place finish in the 1,500-meter run … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Redshirt Sophomore (2014)
NCAA outdoor first team All-American (3,000S) … Started her sophomore year with back to back top two finishes at 800 meters at the Arkansas Invitational and Arkansas v. Texas dual … Won the 3,000 meter run at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in 9:32.40 … Earned second team All-SEC honors as a member of the DMR team at the SEC Indoor Championships … Finished first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Arkansas Spring Invitational to kick off the outdoor season … Scored six points for the Razorbacks at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a third place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase … Ran a personal best of 9:49.25 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to finish seventh at nationals and earn first team All-American honors.

Redshirt Freshman (2013)
SEC All-Freshman Team (3,000S) … Opened up her first meet with a top five performance in the 1,000-meter run at the Arkansas v. Oklahoma dual … Finished second in the mile at the Razorback Invitational … Scored at her first SEC Indoor Championships with an eighth-place finish in the mile in a season best 4:45.05 … Finished first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in her second outdoor meet, the John McDonnell Invitational … Dropped 12 seconds from her steeple time throughout the season finishing third at the SEC Outdoor Championships in 10:10.11 and earning SEC All-Freshman team honors … Qualified for the first round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

Freshman (2012)
Utilized a redshirt during her first season on campus.

High School
A three-time All-State performer at Neosho High School … Placed second at the Missouri state championships as a senior after finishing fifth and eighth the previous two years … Helped her school qualify for the state meet three times and was part of two conference and district championships … A 10-time all-state performer on the track … Helped NHS win four consecutive conference and district team titles … Set the school record in the 400m (58.00), 800m (2:11.08), 1,600m (4:58.1), and 3,200m (10:50.5) … Owns a personal-best time of 17:34 in the 5K.

Personal
Born on Aug. 3, 1993 … Daughter of Walter and Robin Jackson … One of five children with siblings Ryan, Brandon, Daniel, and Eric … Majoring in psychology.

 

2015 Indoor Performance List (Top Five per Event)

Event Meet Mark Place
 800m  Arkansas Invitational (1/9/15)  2:13.21  3rd
 1,000m  Arkansas v. Texas (1/16/15)  2:47.92  1st
 Mile  UW Husky Invitational (2/13/15)  4:36.56  3rd
 SEC Championships (2/27-2/28/15)  4:41.48  4th
 Rod McCravy Memorial (1/23-1/24/15)  4:46.72  9th
 SEC Championships (2/27-2/28/15)  4:48.82  6th
 3,000m  Razorback Invitational (1/30-1/31/15)  9:24.43  5th

2015 Outdoor Performance List (Top Five per Event)

Event Meet Mark Place
 1,500m  Payton Jordan Invitational (5/2/15)  4:16.31  3rd
 Stanford Invitational (4/3-4/4/15)  4:21.04  5th
 SEC Championships (5/14-5/16/15)  4:21.19  4th
 SEC Championships (5/14-5/16/15)  4:24.96  5th
 3,000S  Mt. SAC Relays (4/16-4/18/15)  9:57.17  3rd
 SEC Championships (5/14-5/16/15)  10:02.07  1st
 NCAA West Prelims (5/28-5/30/15)  10:02.60  6th

TFRRS Profile

Indoor PRs

  • 800m: 2:09.05
  • 1000m: 2:47.92
  • Mile: 4:36.56
  • 3,000m: 9:24.43

Outdoor PRs

  • 800m: 2:15.42
  • 1500m: 4:16.31
  • 5,000m: 16:28.48
  • 3,000S: 9:49.25