Jelena Rowe Sets New All-Time Girls High Jump Record At Top Times Meet

Chicago Heights Bloom Township (IL) High senior Jelena Rowe cemented herself as the best high jumper in the state of Illinois when she hit on a US #1 attempt of 6-foot-1 at the Illinois Top Times meet in Bloomington.

The performance was witnessed by a packed house inside of the Shirk Center on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University.

Rowe, a senior from Chicago Heights, and her coach Andy Schmitt took a moment to talk about the special occasion (cover photo credit to Tony Holler).