Jennifer E. Koeppel
Jennifer E. Koeppel
Year Inducted: 2013
Sport: Track & Field/Cross Country

2001-06 (BA '05, EdM '07)

  • As a senior, Jennifer earned one of 3 at-large berths in the NCAA Cross Country Championships, becoming the 1st UB woman and 3rd Bulls runner to compete in the NCAA Division I event.
  • She set UB records in the outdoor 10,000 meters and the indoor 3,000 and 5,000 meters during her senior campaign and was selected an Academic All-MAC in both outdoor track and cross country.
  • In 2004, she won the MAC Women's Cross Country title and also the conference outdoor 10,000 meter run, while also establishing a UB record in the outdoor 5,000 meters en route to being named an All-Northeast Regional All-American.
  • Jennifer was UB female athlete of the year as a senior, also a UB scholar-athlete, and twice a MAC scholar-athlete of the week, while also the recipient of a MAC Commissioner's Award.
  • The accolades in Jennifer's final season also included being named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District I Cross Country/Track & Field Team and she was a nominee for the 2005 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
  • After UB, Jen was the Buffalo News 2012 female runner of the year, winning 5 races in their series, and the women's category in the Corporate Challenge.
Jennifer Koeppel