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Hana Jiraskova
Hana Jiraskova

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lanskroun, Czech Republic

High School:
Gymnasium Lanskroun

Last College:
Palacky University

Height:
5-5

Event:
Distance

2011 Outdoor Season: Lone runner for UMES in long distance events ... earned a gold and silver medal at the Donald Webster Memorial with a first place finish in the 5000m (19:42.85) and second in the 1500m (5:23.90), both season highs ... other season bests: 800m (2:42.94 - Morgan State Legacy), 3000m (11:21.05 - Wake Forest Open).

2011 Indoor Season: Broke the school record in the 5000m with a time of 18:38.08 at the Navy Invitational ... Ran a season-best 5:42.16 in the mile at the Giegengack Invitational and a 11:11.81 at the NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational ... Also competed at the Penn State Nationals, Albany Great Dane Classic, UMES Collegiate Invitational and MEAC Championship.

2010 Cross Country Season: Did not compete.

Personal: Born November 18, 1989 in Moravska Trebova ... Daughter of Eva Jiraskova and Milan Jirasek ... Has two sisters, Bara and Radka ... Major is Exercise Science ... Personal best sports moment was running in New Zealand ... Enjoys reading and movies ... Favorite authors include Michal Viewegh and Paulo Coelho ... Favorite movie is Notting Hill ... Personal goal for the season is to break the 19-minute mark in the 5000m.