Cross Country 2013: Lowered per personal-best 5K time to 18:40.76 at the Louisville Classic...Missed being named to the All-Sun Belt team by one place as she crossed the finish line in 16th place in 18:53.80 on the Troy course...Was second on the team at the JSU/Struts Invite and fourth-place overall at 15:04.67 in a meet that Georgia State won the trophy...Was third overal and third on the team as GSU had a 1-2-3 finish at the 5K Coach “O” Classic.
Outdoor Track and Field 2013: Competed in the 5,000m and 10,000m for the Panthers...Set a new PR in the 5K with a time of 17:29.08 at the Florida Relays...Finished 12th in the 10K at the Sun Belt Championship and second in the event at the UCF Invite...Added an eighth-place finish in the 3,000m at the Samford Invite...Named to the AD’s honor roll during the spring semester.
Indoor Track and Field 2013: Competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m for the Panthers...Recorded a personal-best 3,000m time of 10:39.68 at the UAB Invite and a PR in the 5,000m of 17:48.54 at the Samford Invite...At the Sun Belt Championship, finished fifth in the 5,000m to score four points for GSU.
Cross Country 2012: Named to the All-Sun Belt third team after placing 14th in the conference meet...Fourth finisher for the Sun Belt champion team...Saw dramatic improvement during the season by setting new personal bests in the 4K (15:15.05), 5K (18:02.46) and 6K (21:44.6)...Recorded three second-place finishes at the GSU Invite, West Georgia Invite and Jaguar Invite...Competed in all eight meets for the Panthers.
Outdoor Track and Field 2012: Finished second in the 5,000m at the Southern Invitational...Placed seventh in the Georgia Intercollegiate 5,000m race...Runner-up in the 10K at the UGA Relays...Fourth place finisher in the 5,000m at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Earned another fourth place 5,000m finish at the Mississippi Open...Placed seventh in the 1,500m race at the War Eagle Invite...Placed fourth in the 10,000m at the CAA Championships to contribute five points to a third-place finish by the women’s team.
Indoor Track and Field 2012: Finished sixth in the mile at the Clemson Winter Classic...Finished third in the 5,000m at the UAB Blazer Invite...Placed fifth in the 5,000m at the Birmingham Invitational...Finished third in the 5,000m at the Vulcan Invite...Registered another top 3,000m finish by placing second at the Sewanee Invite.
Cross Country 2011: Finished the UGA Invite 44th overall (31st in team scoring) with a time of 19:52.69...Contributed a 40th place finish in a team victory in the Auburn Invite, running the 4K course in a time of 16:31.7...Placed 28th at the GSU Invite with a 6K time of 24:26...Ran a 24:03 at the 6K Paul Short Run, finishing 317th overall...Finished 12th overall in a team victory at the Jaguar Invite, with a time of 25:04.9...Placed 13th overall after running 21:23.95 at the Coach “O” Invite...Placed 80th at the CAA Championship with a time of 25:32.
Outdoor Track and Field 2011: Did not compete during the outdoor season.
Indoor Track and Field 2011: Saw time in two meets...Ran the 5,000m at the Clemson Invitational and placed third with a time of 18:44.70...Also ran event in the Tiger Paw Invitational.
Cross Country 2010: Competed in three meets during the 2010 season...Opened her career at the 4K Struts JSU Opener, finishing 14th out of 53 runners with a time of 15:13...Placed 20th out of 63 runners at the GSU Invitational 5K with a time of 22:52.51...Ran a season-best time of 21:19.03 at the 5K Oglethorpe Invitational, finishing in sixth place out of 77 runners.
Prep: Graduated from Woodward Academy (Region 4, Class 3A) in the spring of 2010...Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track and field...Earned two in swimming...Was a state qualifier in cross country all four years...Qualified for state in track and field during junior year (3,200m) and senior year (1,600m and 3,200m)...Was the region champion in the 3,200m and 1,600m in 2010...Region runner-up in the 3,200m in 2009...Was the runner-up at the region cross country meet during her senior year...Was a part of the school-record 4x1,600-meter relay team...Earned several awards including Fastest 5K Performance Award, War Eagle Award, Most Improved Swimmer Award, Most Valuable Distance Runner Award and Varsity Triathlete Award...Helped team to third-place finishes at the cross country state championships during freshman and junior years...Track and field squad won region championship junior and senior years.
Personal: Jennifer Elaine Rubel was born on July 8, 1992 to Jon and Barbara Rubel...Has one younger sister, Jaime...Father was a swimmer at Georgia Tech...Enjoys swimming and running triathlons...Chose GSU for the running program and the film department...Majoring in film and video