Jeana Esernio
Jeana Esernio
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr
Hometown: Stony Brook, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville
Position: Hurdles

Indoor Season

2014: All-American (4x400m), All-New England (60H, 4x400m) NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll fall semester. Athletic Director's Honor Roll fall semester.

2013-14: All-New Englands (4x400m), All-Conference (DMR). NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring semester. Athletic Director's Honor Roll spring semester.
Northeast-10 Confernce Distance Medley Relay Champion. All-Northeast-10 Conference (distance medley relay) Completed in every indoor meet for Stonehill, increasing her personal best in the 60-meter hurdles in each meet. Placed second at the UMass Boston Invitational (12/7/13) with a time of 9.40. Finished with the same time of 9.32 in the next two meets, placing seventh at the URI Sorlien Invitational (1/18/14) and 13th at the Joe Donahue Games (1/24/14). Increased her personal best during the BU Valentine Invitational (2/7/14) with a time of 9.20, and repeating that time yet again the next meet at the Tufts University Cupids Challange (2/15/14). Recorded current career-best in the 60-meter hurdles at the NE-10 Indoor Championships (2/22/14), with a time of 9.07. Part of the winning DMR relay team (12:31.06), collecting All-Conference honors. Completed at the New Englands Indoor Championships (2/28-3/1), coming in at eleventh with a time of 9.17, and was a part of the 4x400m relay team, coming in 6th (3:52.01), good for All-New England honors.

2012-13: All-New Englands (4x400m). NE-10 Relay of the Week (4x400, 12/3, 12/10, 1/21). USTFCCCA All-East Region Team (4x400 relay).  Saw action in seven meets for the Skyhawks during her freshman campaign. Posted six top-four finishes including five top-two finishes during the season. Opened the year taking second place in both the 60-meter hurdles (9.60 seconds) and the 4x400 relay (4:08.80) at the UMass Boston Invitational (12/1/12). Registered a third place finish in the 55-meter hurdles (8.80 seconds) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/7/12). Ran the third leg and helped the 4x400 meter relay team to first place at the URI Sorlien Invitational (12/19/12). Recorded a 61.3 leg in the 4x400 relay to lead Stonehill to a 4:01.14 time and a second place finish at the URI Coaches Meet (2/2/13). Placed fifth in the 60-meter hurdles at the NE-10 Championships in a time of 9.24 seconds (2/16/13). Clocked in at a time of 59.6 in the third leg to help the 4x400 relay team to a school-record mark of 3:52.15 at the New England Championships (2/22/13), good for All-New England honors. Esernio Named to USTFCCCA All-East Region Team. 4x400 Team Collects NE-10 Weekly Award. 4x400 Team Earns NE-10 Weekly Honors For Second Straight Week. 4X400 Relay Takes Home Third NE-10 Weekly Award.

Outdoor Season

2015: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring semester

2014: All New-England (4x400m). Competed in the 100-meter hurdles in all seven of Stonehill's Outdoor meets. Started the season at the Bridgewater State Invitational, recording a sixth place finish (18.53). Placed 20th at the Colonial Relays (4/4-4/5) with a time of 15.09. Ran 15.06 at the UMass Invitaional (4/12), good for a fifth place finish. Finished third at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19), with a time of 14.74. During the Skyhawk Invitation (4/25), recorded a second place finish in the hurdles (14.82). Recieved her career best time during the NE-10 Championships (5/2-5/3) on home turf, placing third with a time of 14.57. Went on to the New England Outdoor Championships (5/9-5/10), placing 14th with a time of 15.01. Also a part of the 4x400m relay team who took 8th (3:53.36) recieving All-New England honors.

2013: All-New England (4x400m). Ran the 100-meter hurdles in every meet for Stonehill. Placed fourth at Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23) with a time of 13.36, by far a season best. Ran 15.14 at Duke Invitational (4/5-4/6), placing eleventh in the preliminary. Reached finals of Northeast-10 Championship (5/3-4), running a 15.19 in the preliminary (6th). Finished with a time of 15.15 in the final, good for fifth. Competed in three 400-meter hurdles events. Placed sixth at Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23) with a time of 1:12.36. Beat that mark with a run of 1:10.87 at Duke Invitational (4/5-6), and surpassed her personal best yet again with a 1:10.31 showing at Skyhawk Invitational (4/26), finishing seventh. Was part of 4x400m relay team with Jordan Gray, Sarah Wilson, and Maria Curit that finished seventh (3:52.66) at New England Championships (5/11), one-hundredth of a second off school record set by same relay team at NE-10 Championships. The quartet posted a 3:52.65 mark in the 4x400m relay, finishing third in the conference.

High School: 2012 graduate of Ward Melville High School. Four year letter winner in track & field. Received All-League and All-County honors for three consecutive years. Competed at winter Nationals and the spring State Championships sophomore season. Ran the 400m leg on Distance Medley Relay team that earned All-America honors junior year. Competed at winter State Championships senior year for the 55 H H and spring 100 H H. Served as team captain senior season.

Personal: Born on January 9, 1994 in Stony Brook, New York. Daughter of Anthony and Cathleen. Has two siblings, Jessica (23) and Jame (16). Favorite sport team is the New York Giants. Favorite athlete is Eli Manning.

55m Hurdles
Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/7/12)
60m Hurdles
NE-10 Championships (2/21/15)
60m 8.58 Joe Donahue Games (1/25/13)
200m 26.61 John Thomas Terrier Invitational (1/30/15)
New England Championships (2/28/13) - School Record
    (Jordan Gray, Leanne Kent, Maria Curit)
13.36 Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23/13)
100m Hurdles 14.57 NE-10 Championships (5/3/14) - School Record
200m 27.08 Holy Cross Invitational (4/18/15)
400m Hurdles 1:10.31 Skyhawk Invitational (4/26/13)
4x100m 48.45 Holy Cross Invitational (4/19/14)
(Leanne Kent, Maria Curit, Jordan Gray)
4x200m 1:50.42 Colonial Relays (4/5/14)
(Taylor Stevens, Christina Russo, Angelina Comei)
4x400m 3:52.65 NE-10 Championships (5/4/13) - School Record
    (Jordan Gray, Sarah Wilson, Maria Curit)