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The Finishing Kick With Haley Jacobson (GoHuskies.com; April 1, 2015)
2015: Completed her career with her finest season to date, helping the 4x100m relay break a 30-year-old school record, posting new UW top-10 marks in every distance, and advancing to NCAA West Preliminaries in two events … led off the 4x100m relay that broke the 1985 school record at the Pac-12 Championships, where they ran 44.57 to finish third overall to match the best finish in school history … finished 10th in the Pac-12 100-meters in a PR of 11.72 seconds, missing the final by .01 seconds, but moving to No. 5 in school history with the time … qualified for NCAA West Prelims on the 4x1 relay and in the open 200-meters, with the relay finishing 13th overall, missing NCAAs by one spot in a time of 44.94, and finishing 36th overall in the 200-meters in 24.08 seconds … ran the second-fastest 200-meters time in school history at the UW-WSU Dual, taking second-place in 23.70 seconds, the fastest by a Husky since 1983 … won the 100-meters in the Dual against WSU in a wind-aided time of 11.47 seconds, and helped the 4x1 relay win with a time of 45.07 … fourth in the 100-meters at the Beach Invitational going 11.75 … fourth in both the 100m (11.86) and 200m (24.55) at the Pepsi Team Invite … took second in the Baldy Castillo Invite 100-meters in a then-PR of 11.77 … indoors, was 12th in the 200-meters at the MPSF Championships in a PR of 24.69, the No. 6 time in school history, and also ran a 60-meters PR of 7.58 to finish 17th and rank 10th in school history … 10th in the 60m at the Husky Classic in 7.64 … sixth in the 200-meters at the UW Invitational in 24.98 … a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team selection … earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2014: Once again the squad's fastest short sprinter, lowering her 100-meters PR and advancing to NCAA West Prelims for the first time on the 4x400-meter relay … cut her 100m best to 11.82 seconds in the Pac-12 Championship prelims, finishing 14th overall and moving up to No. 5 on the UW top-10 list … scored at Pac-12s on the 4x100m relay, as the team finished seventh in 46.25 seconds … also ran the 200m at Pac-12s, finishing 14th in 24.60 into a headwind, and took 10th on the 4x400m relay ... part of the 4x400m relay that ran the No. 3 time in school history, 3:39.40, at the Drake Relays … the 4x400m relay made NCAA West Prelims, finishing 22nd overall in 3:44.04 … ran four times in the UW-WSU Dual Meet, taking second in the 100m in 11.92, third in the 200m in a PR of 24.59, second in the 4x100m relay (45.82), and first in the 4x400m relay (3:43.31) … ran 11.87 seconds for 100-meters at the Mt. SAC Relays … ran an open 400-meters of 57.62 seconds at the Washington Open … indoors, had a best 60m time of 7.71 seconds at the UW Indoor Preview … clocked an altitude adjusted 25.15 for 200-meters at the New Mexico Classic … earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2013: The top short sprinter on the team, setting PRs indoors and out and competing at Pac-12s … at the Ken Shannon Invitational, dropped her 100-meter dash PR down to 11.85 seconds, finishing second, and moving up to No. 7 on the Husky top-10 list … ran the 100m at the Pac-12 Championships, finishing 19th in prelims, and ran the lead-off leg on the 4x100-meter relay which finished eighth in 46.46 seconds … was third in the 100m at the UW-WSU Dual in a time of 12.09, and also third in the 200m in 25.15 seconds, and ran on the 4x1 relay which was second in a season-best 46.36 … ran 12.06 at the Mt. SAC Relays … posted a PR in the 200-meters at the Stanford Invitational, running 25.12 … indoors, lowered her 60-meter dash personal-best down to 7.67 seconds, which came at the Husky Classic where she made the finals … ran the 60m at the MPSF Championships, finishing 21st in 7.71 … named a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2012: The team's top short sprinter and a valuable relay member in her first year on the squad ... ran at the Pac-12 Championships, leading off the 4x100m relay which took eighth in 46.13 seconds ... also ran the open 100-meters at Pac-12s, clocking a slightly wind-aided time of 11.95 seconds, her first time breaking 12 seconds, placing 18th overall ... top wind-legal mark was 12.03 seconds, which she ran twice, once at the Trojan Invite and once at the UW-WSU Dual, getting a key second-place finish ... led off the fastest 4x1 relay of the year, which ran 45.96 seconds at the UW-WSU Dual, ranking ninth on the Husky top-10 list ... top 200m time of 25.33 seconds at the Pepsi Team Invite ... exclusively ran the 60m dash indoors, posting faster times over the last four meets ... was second overall in the 60m at the UW Final Qualifier, with a season-best of 7.75 seconds.
High School and Personal: Born in Bellevue, Washington ... parents are Janet Harris and Ross Jacobson ... has one older sister, Jessica Jacobson ... a third-generation Husky as her father and two grandparents attended Washington ... one of the top sprinters in Washington, with 13 state finals appearances over her four years ... was a workhorse her senior year, placing second at the 4A state meet at 200-meters, fourth in the 100-meters final, and running on the third-place 4x100-meter relay and sixth-place 4x200-meter relay ... ran a wind-aided PR of 24.54 in the 200m final ... swept KingCo league and SeaKing district titles at 100- and 200-meters her senior year ... named a Red Robin Scholar Athlete of the Month during senior season ... as a junior in 2010, took sixth at the 4A state championships at 100-meters and was fourth at 200-meters ... KingCo league champ at 200-meters in 2010 ... in 2009 was fourth at state with a wind-aided 100m PR of 12.04 seconds ... also was the state runner-up at 200-meters as a sophomore, running a then-PR of 24.81 in the prelims ... 4x100 and 4x200 relays also finished top-four at state in 2009 ... fourth at the 3A state meet as a freshman in 2008, running 12.32 in the 100m dash finals ... both relays were again top-four finishers at state in 2008 ... also lettered in gymnastics in 2008 and 2009 ... holds the school records at 100m, 200m, 4x100m, and 4x200m.
2012 Pac-12 - 18th, 100m | 8th, 4x100m
2013 MPSF - 21st, 60m
2013 Pac-12 - 19th, 100m | 8th, 4x100m
2014 Pac-12 - 14th, 100m | 14th, 200m | 7th, 4x100m | 10th, 4x400m
2014 NCAA Prelims - 22nd, 4x400m
2015 MPSF - 17th, 60m | 12th, 200m
2015 Pac-12 - 10th, 100m | 13th, 200m | 3rd, 4x100m
2015 NCAA Prelims - 36th, 200m | 13th, 4x100m
2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2015 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
2014 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
2013 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention