Jelena McNown
Jelena  McNown

RS Junior

Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Murrieta Valley HS




Henderson, Draxler Pace No. 22 Track & Field at UW Preview

Henderson, Draxler pace #22 T&F at UW


Sixty-Nine Aztecs Garner MW All-Academic Status

69 named Academic All-MW


Aztec T&F Closes Regular Season in Los Angeles

T&F closes regular season in L.A.


Aztec T&F Wins at Penn Relays, Steve Scott Invitational

T&F wins at Penn Relays, in Irvine


Aztec T&F Competes Coast-to-Coast This Weekend

T&F competes coast-to-coast this weekend


Women's Track & Field - 38th Annual Aztec Invitational - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Second day of competition for the lady Aztecs at the 38th Annual Aztec Invitational

· Mountain West Academic All-Conference (2016; 2017)

Collegiate Bests
800 Meters (Indoor):
2:39.56 (Feb. 25, 2016 at MW Championships – Albuquerque, N.M)
60 Meters:
7.87 (Feb. 10, 2017 at Don Kirby Elite Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
60-Meter Hurdles (Indoor):
9.14 (Feb. 25, 2016 at MW Championships – Albuquerque, N.M)
100 Meters: 12.72 (March 18,2017 at UCI Spring Break Classic - Irvine, Calif.)
100-Meter Hurdles: 14.76 (April 2, 2016 at California Collegiate Invitational – San Diego, Calif.)
High Jump (Indoor):
5-04.50 (Jan. 29, 2016 at UW Invitational – Seattle, Wash.)
High Jump (Outdoor): 5-02.25 (March 12, 2016 at San Diego Collegiate Championships – San Diego, Calif.)
Long Jump (Indoor):
18-07.25 (Feb. 10, 2017 at Don Kirby Elite Invitationa - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Long Jump (Outdoor): 19-00.50 (April 2, 2016 at California Collegiate Invitational – San Diego, Calif.)
Shot Put (Indoor):
27-09.50 (Jan. 29, 2016 at UW Invitational – Seattle, Wash.)
Pentathlon: 3,334 (Feb. 25, 2016 at MW Championships – Albuquerque, N.M)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2017: 13th (18-02.25 - Long Jump) | 20th (7.88 - 60 Meters)
2016: 8th (18-04.25 - Long Jump) | 10th (9.14 – 60-Meter Hurdles) | 14th (3,334 – Pentathlon) | 15th (2:39.56 – 800 Meters) | 16th (27-06.50 – Shot Put) | 18th (5-02.50 – High Jump)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2016: 10th (11-04.50 – Pole Vault)

Outdoor Track and Field: Opened her outdoor season with a 12th-place finish in the 100 at the UCI Spring Break Classic, which was also a new personal record (12.75) ... Also competed in the high jump at the Steve Scott Invitational, where she placed 16th (18-03.75) ... Did not compete at the MW Championships ... Garnered MW All-Academic status for the spring semester.

Indoor Track and Field:
Finished 13th-or-better in all but one of the long jump events she competed in during the indoor season ... Placed ninth in the long jump at both the UW Preview (17-07.50) and the Cherry & Silver Invitational (18-04.25) ... Also competed in the 60 Meter at three meets, including the MW Championships where she finished 20th (7.88).

Outdoor Track and Field: A regular competitor in the 100-meter hurdles and the long jump, qualifying for the conference meet in the long jump ... Finished 11th-or-better in every meet in which she competed in the long jump ... Opened the outdoor season by placing second in the event at the Trojan Invitational (18-08.00) and the Aztec Invitational (18-10.00) ... Earned collegiate bests at the California Collegiate Invitational in the 100-meter hurdles (14.76) and in the long jump (19-00.50), which she won ... In her collegiate debut at the San Diego Collegiate Championships, finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (15.37) and fifth in her lone appearance of the season in the high jump (5-02.25). 

Indoor Track and Field: Qualified for the MW Championships in the Pentahlon, finishing 14th (3,334) ... Other pentahlon appearance at the UW Invitational (19th, 3,315) ... At the MW Championships, placed 15th in the 800 meters (2:39.56), 10th in the 60-meter hurdles (9.14), 18th in the high jump (5-02.50), eighth in the long jump (18-04.25) and 16th in the shot put (27-06.50) ... At the UW Invitational, finished sixth in the long jump (18-01.50), tied for eighth in the high jump (5-04.50), 18th in the 60-meter hurdles (9.33), 28th in the 800 meters (2:41.69) and 29th in the shot put (27-09.50). At the NAU Challenge, placed fifth in the long jump (18-02.50), sixth in the high jump (5-03.00) and 21st in the 60-meter hurdles (9.42). 

Outdoor Track and Field:
Did not compete during her first season, electing to redshirt.

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete, but redshirted.

High School
Competed in the long jump and triple jump at Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, Calif. ... owned outdoor bests of 18-07.50 in the long jump and 35-09.50 in the triple jump (also 37-02.25 in NWI event) ... also competed at the 2014 USATF Junior Olympics, coming in second in the Young Women's outdoor triple jump and fourth in the Young Women's long jump, and third in both events at the indoor meet ... was also a CIF Southern Division 2 finals competitor in 2013 and competes for the SprintWest Track Club.

Jelena McNown was born Nov. 17, 1995 in Redlands, Calif. ... granddaughter of Danica Ujkic ... cousin Cade McNown was UCLA's quarterback who was a Heisman Trophy nominee in 1999 and was the first round draft pick for the Chicago Bears.

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