Jessica Dennison
Jessica Dennison


Avilla, Ind.

High School:
East Noble HS



Coastal Student-Athletes Excel Academically in the Spring; 41 Graduate

32 Post 4.0; 104 Make Dean's List; 242 Had at least 3.0 for the Semester


Cross Country Competes at Southeast Regional

Emily Marchini and Evan Niciphor were top finishers for the Chants.


Women Finish 2nd, Men 6th at Big South Championship

Letitia Saayman and Joseph Keitt named to Big South All-Conference Team


Cross Country Set For Big South Championship

Women's 5K to begin at 10:30 a.m. | Men's 8k to begin at 11:30 a.m.


Women Finish Sixth, Men 10th at Blue Ridge Open

Lange, Larson, Dennison and Brengal all record personal bests

Cross Country Personal Records

5K - 18:19.61 (2012 Big South Championship)

6K - 22:30.03 (2012 NCAA Southest Regional)

2012 Cross Country: Ran in five events, leading the Chants in two of them: the Charlotte Invitational and Blue Ridge Mountain Open ... Finished second for the team, 23rd overall at the Big South Preview in 18:50 ... Ran a 23:00 6K to lead the Chants at the Charlotte Invitational ... Turned in a 5K personal best time of 18:41.05 to lead the team at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open ... Placed 11th at the Big South Championship with a 5K personal record time of 18:19.61 to help Coastal win the runner-up trophy ... Crossed second for the Chants with a 6K personal record time of 22:30 at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field: Finished the season with Coastal's top 3,000m steeplechase time ... Ran a 4:54.25 in the 1,500m at the Shamrock Invitational ... Posted a 10:43.20 to place 10th in the 3,000m at the CCU Invitational ... Crossed the finish line in 18:26.01 to place 19th in the 5,000m at the North Florida Invitational ... Ran a Chanticleer season-best time of 11:10.04 in the 3,000m steeplechase to place fifth at the Duke Twilight ... Scored valuable team points, stopping the clock at 11:22.22, in the 3,000m steeplechase to place seventh at the Big South Championship ... Came home fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase (11:50.94) at the Weems Baskin Relays ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll ... Served as the president of the Coastal Carolina Student-Athlete Advisement Committee throughout the 2011-12 academic year.

2012 Indoor Track & Field: Placed 16th in the 3,000m at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 10:51.80 ... Helped Coastal to a third-place finish in the distance medley relay at the Big South Championship.

2011 Cross Country: Opened the season with an 11th-place finish at the 5k Gamecock Open with a time of 19:32.78 ... Crossed the finish line in 19:08 to place 26th at the 5k Coastal Carolina Invitational/Big South Preview ... Turned in a time of 24:53 at the 6k Paul Short Run ... Ran a 19:48.8 at the 5k Blue ridge Mountain Open ... Finished 38th at the Big South Championship with a 5k time of 19:20 ... Posted a 6k personal-record of 23:17.3 at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2011 Outdoor Track & Field: Began the season at the CCU/Shamrock Invitational finishing the 1,500m with a time of 4:51.37...Completed the 3,000m in 10:24.53 at the Tiger Track Classic...Turned in a season best time of 11:11.40 in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Duke Invitational...Ran an 18:41.97 in the 5,000m at the Big South Championships...Finished the season with the fifth best 3,000m steeplechase time in the Big South ... Named to the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2011 Indoor Track & Field: Member of the Chanticleer distance medley relay team that finished fourth at the Big South Championship with a time of 12:37.20... Turned in season best times of 5:18.71 in the mile and 2:25.56 in the 800m at the Tiger Paw Invitational... Completed the 3,000m in 11:39.82 clip at the Virginia Tech Invitational to place 19th.

2010 Cross Country: Began the season at the Gamecock Open finishing in a time of 21:33.2... Placed 17th at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in 19:55.6... Was Coastal's top performer, finishing sixth with a time of 19:37.38 at the Will Wilson Citadel Invitational... Finished 23rd in a time of 18:43 at the Walt Disney World Classic... Competed at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open, finishing in 19:11.4... Placed 39th in the Big South Championships, crossing the line in 19:56.76... Rounded out the season at the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional in a time of 23:29.

2010 Outdoor Tack & Field: Ran 1500m and 3000m steeplechase for the lady Chanticleers... Ran personal-best time of 4:59.21 at Duke Twilight in the 1500m... Finished second in the steeplechase with a time of 12:15.32 at Liberty Twilight... Scored points for the team in steeplechase at Big South Outdoor Championships... Competed in the 1500m at Duke Invite and Weems Baskin... Ran a time of 20:17.81 in the 5000m at Hokie Invite ... ... Named to the 2009-10 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2009 Cross Country: Finished in 12th at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with the time of 20:29.84... Finished 44th overall at the Big South Championships..

High school: As a senior was named All-Conference in the 4x8 and All-Area News Sun Team for track and cross country... Also qualified at the regional and state level for both track and cross country... Sophomore year and junior year was on the All-Area track and cross country team along with being an All-Conference cross country semi state qualifier... As a freshman was on All-Area track and cross country team with a semi-state qualification...

Personal: Full Name: Jessica Christin-Sue Dennison... Daughter of Chris Dennison and Sue Petre... Majoring in exercise science.

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