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Jalesa Walker
 Jalesa Walker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Position:
Sprints

• Oklahoma Program Record Holder -- 4x200 Relay (1:33.27)

• 2010 All-Big 12 Outdoor Conference (4x400-meter relay)
• 2010 All-Big 12 Indoor Conference (4x400 relay, Distance Medley Relay)
• 2009 All-Big 12 Outdoor Conference (4x100 relay, 4x400 relay)
• 2009 All-Big 12 Indoor Conference (4x400 relay)
• 2008 All-Big 12 Outdoor Conference (4x100 relay, 4x400 relay)
• 2008 All-Big 12 Indoor Conference (4x400 relay, Distance Medley Relay)

Personal:
Daughter of Wendell Walker and Debbie Kelly ... Has one sister, Kwiceda Kelly, and two brothers, Rashon and Warren Walker.

2010: (Indoor) Finished fifth in the 200 at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 24.94 ... Took eighth in the 400 at the Texas A&M Invitational with a time of 56.88 ... Improved 200 time to 24.56 to finish 10th at the Razorback Invitational ... Finished fourth in the collegiate 200-meter dash at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a time of 24.89 ... Earned All-Big 12 honors as the 400-meter leg of the distance medley relay that finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 11:33.87 ... Also ran the opening leg of the 4x400 relay that took seventh at the meet with a time of 3:44.38. (Outdoor) Finished fourth in the 400 (56.49) and 10th in the 200 (24.55) at the Arizona State Invitational ... Ran the second leg of the 4x200 relay that claimed fourth at the Texas Relays in 1:34.94 ... Took third in both the 100 (11.84) and 200 (24.41) at the John Jacobs Invitational ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400 that was third (3:45.93) at the Sooner Invitational ... Took third in the 400 at the Sooner Open with a PR of 55.78 ... Earned All-Big 12 honors as the fourth leg of the 4x400 relay that finished eighth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 3:45.38.

2009: (Indoor) Took fourth in the 400-meter dash (58.16) at the Arkansas Invitational ... Recorded a personal best in the 200-meter dash at the Razorback Invitational, finishing seventh with a time of 24.44 ... Earned All-Big 12 honors as the opening leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 3:41.44. (Outdoor) Ran the opening leg of the women'x 4x400-meter relay that earned a regional qualifiying mark of 3:39.89 at the Texas Relays ... Ran the second leg of the 4x200-meter relay that broke the program record with a time of 1:33.50 at the Texas Relays ... Ran theanchor leg of the 4x400 that claimed the event's title at the John McDonnell Invitational with a time of 3:48.92 ... Helped break the program record in the 4x200-meter relay for the second time of the season with a time of 1:33.27 at the Penn Relays ... Earned All-Big 12 honors as the first leg of the 4x100 relay (44.21) and the third leg of the 4x400 relay (3:38.28) as both finished third at the Big 12 Championships.

Summer 2008: Finished 13th in the 200-meter dash at the U.S. Junior National Championships with a time of 24.84.

2008: (Indoor) Finished fifth in the 60-meter dash consolation final at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 7.73 ... Recorded fastest 200 time of the season, 25.13, en route to finishing 11th at the event ... Took eighth in the 60-meter dash at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 7.71 ... Finished sixth in the 60-meter dash (7.75) at the Adidas Classic ... Also finished eighth in the 200-meter dash at the event with a time of 25.17 ... Took second in the 60-meter dash at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational with a time of 7.75 ... Claimed the event's title in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.33 ... Ran a personal-best 7.58 in the 60-meter dash to finish fourth at the Sooner Indoor ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay that finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 3:41.24, seventh-fastest in Oklahoma program history ... Also ran the second leg of the Distance Medley Relay team that finished fifth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 11:38.16. (Outdoor) Placed fifth in the 100 with a time of 12.07 at the Bobby Lane Invitational (March 29)... Took third in the 100 (11.94) and fifth in the 200 (24.22) at the John Jacobs Invitational ... Ran the 100 (11.96) and 200 (24.7), taking sixth in both, at the John McDonnell Invitational ... Member of 4x100 relay team took first at the Sooner Open, and placed fifth in the 400 with a time of 56.24 ... Ran a season-best 55.88 in the 400 at the Arkansas Twilight ... Ran the second leg of the 4x100 relay that took third at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 44.07 ... Also ran the third leg on the 4x400 relay at the conference meet, claiming fourth ... Ran the second leg on both relays at the NCAA Midwest Regional, taking second in the 4x400 and fourth in the 4x100 ... Ran on both relays at the NCAA Championships, finishing ninth in the 4x100 and 16th in the 4x400.

High School: Finished third in the 200 with a time of 24.70 at the 2007 Oklahoma State Championships ... Anchored the 4x100, 4x200 and the 4x400-relay teams at Booker T. Washington ... High school team won state two of the four years that Walker competed.

Other: Competed two years for the Jenks America track club ... Credits both of her Jenks America coaches, Mike Barber and James Cooper, for their teaching techniques.

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