Cross Country - Has earned three letters for the Blue Hens. 2010 Season: Was the Blue Hens’ top finisher in the NCAA Regionals when she placed 67th in 22:33 • also led Delaware with a 39th place finish in 18:45.1 at the ECAC Championships • finished ninth in the Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 19:25.32. 2009 Season: Competed in seven events to earn a second letter • finished a team-best fourth at the Blue & Gold Invitational in 19:03.3 • finished 33rd at the ECAC Championships in 18:55.5 • finished fourth at the Delaware Invitational in 19:03.52 • finished 27th at the James Madison Open in 20:13.5 • finished 17th at the CAA Championships in 21:57.80 • finished 140th at the Paul Short Invitational in 22:15 • finished 47th at the NCAA Regional Championships in 22:52 • named Army ROTC Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on October 19 • named to the CAA Academic Honor Roll • earned Team Most Improved Award • ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee. 2008 Season: Competed in four meets for the Blue Hens • finished a team-best 47th at the George Mason Invitational in 23:57 • was 66th at the CAA Championships in 24:10 • placed 70th at the Princeton Invitational in 25:04.7 and 26th at the Delaware Invitational in 19:54 • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.
Indoor Track & Field - Three-year member of the Blue Hens. 2010-11 Season: Ran the 3,000 meters in 10:34.08 at the Delaware Open and the 5,000 meters in 18:18.18 at the VCU Invitational • Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee. 2009-10 Season: Did not compete in any meets for the Blue Hens. 2008-09 Season: Did not compete in any meets for Delaware.
Outdoor Track & Field - Two-year letterwinner for the Blue Hens. 2011 Season: Ran the mile in 5:31.15 and the 3,000 meters in 10:45.26 at the Thomson Invitational • finished the 5,000 meters in 18:12.09 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational • Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee. 2010 Season: Qualified for the ECAC Championships in the 10,000 meters with a team-fastest 37:17.36 at the Colonial Relays at William & Mary • finished second in the 5,000 meters at the Towson Invitational with a squad-best 17:48.39 • ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll. 2009 Season: Ran the 3,000 meters in 11:24.55 at the West Chester Open and the 5,000 meters in 19:43.68 at the CAA Championships, where she finished in 23rd place.
High School: Standout distance runner and volleyball player at Newark High School • named cross country Most Valuable Player her senior year • raced in the Meet of Champions in outdoor track • member of Spanish National Honor Society • Secretary of Student Government • salutatorian of graduating class.
Personal: Jessica Lea "Jessie" Ermak ("ur-mack") • born Dec. 25, 1989 • daughter of Rick Ermak and Joan Kosinski • father is a respiratory therapist • honor student as a wildlife conservation major with a minor in biology at Delaware • enjoys swimming, biking, and visiting the beach • conducted undergraduate research over the summer.