Je'Neal Ainsworth
Je'Neal  Ainsworth

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Long Beach Polytechnic HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Hurdles/Jumps

05/26/2018

T&F: 4x100 & 4x400 Qualify for NCAAs

T&F: 4x100 & 4x400 qualify for NCAAs

05/25/2018

Barrow & Henderson Punch Tickets to Eugene

T&F: Barrow & Henderson qualify for NCAAs

05/17/2018

T&F: 11 Aztecs Qualify for NCAA West Prelims

T&F qualifies 10 for NCAA West Prelims

05/12/2018

T&F Sprints Past Competition to Win MW Championship

T&F Claims MW Championship

05/03/2018

T&F: Five Receive Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports-Scholar Award

T&F: Five receive Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar Award

04/06/2018

Women's Track & Field Mountain West Challenge - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Track & Field MW Challenge

03/23/2018

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

40th Annual Track & Field Aztec Invite

05/16/2017

2017 MW Outdoor Track & Field Championships

San Diego State track and field won the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

· All-Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Team (2016, Triple Jump)
· Mountain West Academic All-Conference (2017) 
· Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2018)


Collegiate Bests
60 Meters: 8.24 (Feb. 23, 2018 at MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)

Triple Jump (Indoor): 40-11.50 (Feb. 24, 2018 at MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)
100 Meter Hurdles: 14.56 (April 2, 2016 at California Collegiate Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)
Long Jump (Outdoor): 17-03.75 (March 18, 2017 at UCI Spring Break Classic - Irvine, Calif.)
Long Jump (Indoor): 16-10.50 (Jan. 14, 2017 at UW Preview- Seattle, Wash.)

Triple Jump (Outdoor): 41-04.50 (May 14, 2016 at MW Championships - Clovis, Calif.)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2018: 4th (40-11.00 - Triple Jump) | 16th (8.24 - 60m Dash)
2016: 
7th (39-07.25 - Triple Jump)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2018: 11th (38-8.75 - Triple Jump)
2017:
3rd (40-08.75- Triple Jump)
2016:
3rd (41-04.50 - Triple Jump)

NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (Outdoor)
2018:
T-45th (Foul - Triple Jump)
2017:
38th (39-08.00 - Triple Jump)
2016:
 37th (41-01.25 - Triple Jump)


2016-17
Indoor Track and Field: Set a new personal record in the long jump at the UW Preview (16-10.50) and earned top-10 placings in two of the three triple jump events she competed in during the indoor season ... Won fifth place at the UW preview in the triple jump and set a new triple jump personal record at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational (39-05.75).

Outdoor Track and Field: Was a consistent triple jump competitor for the Aztecs during the outdoor season, placing within the top 10 in seven of the eight events she participated in ... Won bronze in the triple jump at the MW Championships (40-08.75) and qualified for the Aztecs in the NCAA West Prelims, placing 38th (39-08.00) ... Placed 13th and also set a new personal record for the long jump at the UCI Spring Break Classic (17-03.75) and earned gold in the triple jump at the same meet (40-03.00).

2015-16
Indoor Track and Field: Made her collegiate debut at the NAU Challenge, finishing fifth in the triple jump (38-04.00) and making her only appearance of the year in the 60 meters (8.32) … The following week, earned a collegiate best with a 39-07.75 triple jump at the UW Invitational for sixth … Qualified for the MW Championships in the event, finishing seventh (39-07.25).

Outdoor Track and Field: Evolved into one of the Aztecs’ triple jump specialists as the season progressed, winning the event twice and qualifying for the NCAA West Prelims with a third-place finish at the MW Championships … Collegiate-best performance came at the conference championship (41-04.50), which was the eighth-best showing in program history … Won the triple jump at the Aztec Invitational (40-09.00) and the California Collegiate Invitational (39-09.75), where she also earned a collegiate best and a sixth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles (14.56) … Placed second in the 100-meter hurdles in her outdoor debut at the San Diego Collegiate Championships (15.29) … Competed in the event in three additional meets.


High School

Competed in both indoor and outdoor triple jump, as well as the 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles at Long Beach Polytechnic HS in Long Beach, Calif. ... earned a spot on the varsity squad all four years and received two letters ... owned outdoor bests of 45.54 seconds in the 300H at the 2013 Moore League Prelims and 14.59 in the 100H at the 2014 Moore League Finals ... moved onto compete at the CIF Southern Section Division I Finals to achieve a wind-aided mark of 39-04.25 (11.99m) in the triple jump ... during her senior year, Ainsworth competed at the New Balance Indoor Nationals where she attained a mark of 10.36m (34-00.00) in the triple jump ... also participated in the California State Meet Prelims, where she posted another personal-best jump of 38-08.25 (11.79m) ... was the 2015 CIF Southern Section Division I triple jump champion ... was a competitor at the 2015 California state meet in the triple jump and the CIF Southern Division I triple jump and 100-meter hurdles in both 2014-15 ... received the award for Most Valuable Jumper and the Long Beach Poly Track Medal for Honor and Excellence ... graduated with honors ... also competed in volleyball during high school as a middle hitter. 

Personal
Je'Neal Ainsworth was born Feb. 5, 1997 in Torrance, Calif. ... her mother ran track in middle school and high school in addition to her older sister, Michella, who encouraged her to compete ... majoring in biology ... was recruited by Long Beach State, Alcorn State, Alabama State and UC Davis.

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