FSU Track & Field BIO
Jogaile Petrokaite
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Jogaile Petrokaite 2018855
Position: Long Jump
Year: Junior
Hometown: Raseiniai, Lithuania
High School: Zemaitis Gymnasium


Sophomore earned second-team All-American honors in the long jump at her second NCAA Outdoor Championships appearance, placing 13th to cap a breakout season..finished 11th at NCAA Indoor Championships...nine of 11 marks outdoors prior to the NCAA Championships eclipsed her previous career best.

Outdoor: Qualified for NCAA Championships with East Preliminary leap of 6.29m (20-7.75), good for seventh...was ACC Championship runner-up with slightly windy 6.52m (21-4.75) capping a mosnter series which included a legal PB (6.50m/21-4) on first attempt...ranks No. 4 outdoors all-time at FSU. Indoor: Earned second-team All-American honors in long jump with 11th-place finish at NCAA Championships (6.19m/20-3.75)...earned NCAA Indoor berth with PB 6.34m (20-9.75) at the Tyson Invitational for the college section win section...ranks eighth all-time on FSU’s indoor long jump list...finished fourth at ACC Indoor Championships...has exceeded her collegiate-best marks from 2015 (indoors and outdoors) in all four meets.

Outdoor: Placed 22nd in first NCAA Outdoor Championships appearance..qualified with a timely 6.08m mark on final attempt following two fouls at NCAA East Preliminary...placed seventh at ACC Outdoor Championships...season-best 6.09 mark came at Longhorn Invitational. Indoor: Top long jump mark of freshman season came at ACC Championships (5.88m).

Personal: Began competing at age 10...has extensive experience on international stage... competed at World Youth Games in 2011... competed in 2012 World Juniors as a 16-year-old...was seventh at 2013 European Junior Championships...placed fourth at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. with a PB of 6.33m...mother, Valda, is a teacher while father, Eugenijun is a track coach...attended musical school as a youngster...majoring in sport management...born Sept. 30, 1995.

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