Name: Jessica Cosby
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Hammer Throw
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 175
Current Residence: Mission Hills, Calif.
School: UCLA '05

Olympic Experience:

  • 2008 Olympic Games, did not advance to finals in women's hammer throw
  • 2012 Olympic Games, finished 14th in hammer throw qualification
Career Highlights:
  • Four-time USA Outdoor champion
  • Two-time USA Outdoor third place
  • Two-time 2001 USA Junior Outdoor champion
  • 2nd at 2004 NACAC U23 Outdoor
  • 2002 NCAA Hammer Champion

Fun Facts: In 2001 Cosby became the first athlete in U.S. history to win both the shot put and hammer throw at the U.S. Junior Championships ... Cosby serves as the volunteer assistant coach for San Diego State ... Cosby is engaged and her wedding is planned for two weeks after the Olympic Games. She has said that if she won a medal, she would wear it down the aisle

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field