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     Candace Jackson
    Candace Jackson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Yorkville, Ill.

    High School:
    Yorkville

    Event:
    Throws/Jumps


    2006 Highlights: Competed in the hammer throw during the outdoor campaign...placed seventh at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in the event...posted a season-best distance of 42.76m at the Indy Relays on April 15...competed in the weight throw during the indoor season...placed seventh in the event at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a toss of 13.38m...set a new personal best in the weight throw at the UWM Tune-Up on Feb. 17th with a distance of 13.77m, which was good for a third place finish.

    2005 Highlights: Finished second overall in the weight throw at the Lewis Invitational with a toss of 13.13 meters at the Lewis Invitational...turned in UIC's second-best heave in the weight throw with a toss of 13.59 meters at the Eastern Illinois Megameet...won the hammer throw at the Wheaton Invitational with a toss of 42.47 meters...earned a team-season best toss of 44.95 meters in the hammer throw at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

    2004 Highlights: Set a school-record in the pole vault with an indoor mark of 9'2" at the Lewis Qualifier...finished third overall in the pole vault (8'0") at the Lewis Invitational...placed third in the hammer throw (125'0") at the Elmhurst Invitational...picked up a personal-best toss of 43'4 3/4 " in the weight throw at the Lewis Qualifier...earned an outdoor school-record in the pole vault with a mark of 9'6" at the Old Fashion Track Meet...took home a personal-best mark of 135'4" in the outdoor hammer throw at the Horizon League Championships.

    Career Best Indoor Jumps and Throws
    Pole Vault: 9'2" (2/7/04)
    Weight Throw: 13.77m (2/17/06)
    

    Career Best Outdoor Jumps and Throws Pole Vault: 9'6" (4/23/04) Hammer Throw: 44.95m (5/13/05)