Bobcats News · Hall of Fame Induction Week- Spotlight on Jessica Cousins


This week marks the induction of the 10th class into the Seneca High School Athletic Hall of Fame. This years’ inductees are Jessica Cousins, Stephanie (Mihaly) Fernandes, Tom Jordan, and Charlie Thompson.

Jessica Cousins graduated from Seneca High School in 2003 and was a member of the Track and Field team from 2000-2003 lettering all four years. During her time at Seneca High School, she broke school records in the 100, 200, and 400 meters. Jessica won 13 individual Region Championships and one individual State Championship in the 200 meters in 2000. Jessica led the girls track team to their first Region Championship in school history her senior year. She went on to run track at Clemson University from 2004-2005 and was a member of the ACC Champion 4X400 meter relay team in 2004. Prior to her junior year, she transferred to Arkansas and became a four time All American in 2006 and 2007. Before graduating from Arkansas, Jessica competed in several NCAA Track and Field Championships. After graduating, Jessica volunteered as an assistant coach at Arkansas from 2008-2012 while competing for the USA Track and Field Elite, USA Indoor Track and Field teams and USA PAN American team. In 2008 and 2012 she competed in the Olympic trials, making the semifinals in 2008. She has been an assistant coach at Nova Southeastern University and is currently an assistant coach at Howard University.

Come out to see all four inductees this Friday night during halftime of the Seneca vs. BHP game.  Kick-off is at 7:30.