|Hometown:||West Hills, Calif.|
|High School:||Chaminade Prep|
|College:||L.A. Pierce College|
NORTHRIDGE - 2008 Jennifer Bowen finished 12th in the javelin at the Big West Outdoor Championships after throwing a season-best 96-1 (29.30) ... also competed at the USC Trojan Invitational where she threw 88-1 (26.85) ... did not compete during the indoor season. L.A. PIERCE COLLEGE Bowen spent two years at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... was a starting outfielder for the Bramas softball team in 2006 and 2007 ... earned her Associate of Arts degree in 2007. CHAMINADE COLLEGE PREP Bowen competed in both track & field and softball at Chaminade College Prep in West Hills, Calif. ... was a thrower and high jumper for the Eagles from 2002-2004 ... was also on the cheer team all four years ... graduated in 2004. PERSONAL Born February 14, 1986 in Tarzana, Calif. ... parents are Toni and Ross Bowen ... has one older sister, Lisa who also attended Cal State Northridge ... roots for the Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs ... other favorites include actor Ben Stiller, the TV show "Gossip Girl" and the movie "Memoirs of a Geisha" ... says her pre-meet ritual is jumping ... major is Kinesiology.