LSU Track + Field BIO
Jordan McClendon
Player Profile:
Jordan McClendon 2980946
Position: Throws
Height: 5'10"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: Transfer
City/State: Black Jack, Mo.
High School: John Burroughs School
Other College: Tulane
Born: 09/16/1996

Events: Shot Put (45-8), Weight Throw (62-1), Discus (144-8), Hammer Throw (153-3)

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU following her freshman season at Tulane in 2016 ... Set Tulane's school record with a personal best of 62 feet, 1 inch to grab and eighth-place individual finish in the weight throw at the 2016 American Indoor Track & Field Championships ... Also threw 61-11 in a sixth-place finish in the weight throw at the Indiana University Relays during the 2016 indoor season ... Ended her rookie season at the collegiate level as one of the all-time Top 10 throwers in the history of Tulane women's track and field in each of the shot put, discus and hammer throws ... Posted her best mark of 45-8 in the shot put at the Alabama Relays ... Threw a 2016 seasonal best of 140-4 to win the discus title at the Tulane Twilight Invitational ... Set a seasonal best of 147-5 in the hammer throw at the Baylor Invitational to highlight the 2016 outdoor season ... Was the New Balance Indoor Nationals Bronze Medalist in the weight throw as a high school senior in 2015 while throwing 55-9 3/4 at The Armory in New York ... A three-time Missouri Class 3A state champion thrower during her prep career at the John Burroughs School in St. Louis ... Twice a state champion in the shot put as a freshman in 2012 with a throw of 40-4 3/4 and as a junior in 2014 with a school-record throw of 44-9 1/4 ... Also crowned the Missouri Class 3A state champion in the discus during her senior season in 2015 with a school-record throw of 144-8 ... Won two state silver medals in the discus in 2015 and shot put in 2016 ... Helped lead her team at John Burroughs School to the team state championship in 2015 ... Set a personal best of 153-3 in the hammer throw during her high school career ... Also played basketball and volleyball as a high school standout at the John Burroughs School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jordan Alexandra McClendon ... Born on Sept. 16, 1996 ... Mother is Felicia McClendon ... Plans to major in psychology at LSU.

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