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Eira Jensen Bio
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2012

2013 Outdoor Track
Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 1,500-meter distance as she placed seventh overall in the event at the SoCon Championships (April 20-21) with a personal-best time of 4:40.60 … Recorded a personal-best time of 2:19.96 in the 800-meter race at the High Point VertKlasse Meet (March22-23).

2012-13 Indoor Track
Posted a career-best time in the 800-meter race at 2:23.36 in the Wake Forest Invitational (Jan. 19) … Her time was the Spartans’ second-fastest time of the season … Posted the team’s top time in the 1,000-meter race at 3:06.62 at the Hokie Invitational (Jan. 25-26).

2012 Cross Country
Did not run. 

High School
Ran at Sortland Videregående Skole (Sortland UpperSecondary School) in Sortland, Norway … Placed first three times at the North-Norwegian Championship for the 800 meters indoor race … was also a two-time champion for the 400 meters indoor race … Took first place twice for the 1500 meters outdoor race and once for the 800 meters in the North-Norwegian Championship … was runner-up for the 3000 meters in the Norwegian Junior Championship and the Norwegian Youth Championship … Holds club (Sortland FIK) records in the  800 meters,1500 meters and 3000 meter events.

Personal
Eira Nordeng Jensen … born May 27, 1993 inTromsø, Norway… daughter of Monica Nordeng and Audun Jensen … has three siblings, Isak Nordeng Jensen, ÅsteNordeng Jensen and Audun Nordeng Jensen … majoring in Psychology.

 


Top Performances
Cross Country
5k: 18:24.4 (Panorma Farms Invitational, 9/28/13)
6k: 22:48.40 (NCAA Regional, 11/15/13)

Indoor
800m: 2:25.33 (Liberty Open, 1/17/14)
1000m: 3:06.62 (Hokie Invitational, 1/26/13)

Outdoor
800m: 2.19.96 (High Point VertKlasse, 3/23/13)
1,500m: 4:40.60 (SoCon Championships, 4/21/13)

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