PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Bryn Mawr junior Jennica Terry has been honored as one of the ten members of this year's Philadelphid Inquirer Academic All-Area team. This is the first appearance on the honor roll, which is selected via nominations and voting by the athletics communications offices of 30 of the Philadelphia metropolitan area higher education institutions. In order to be eligible for the Academic All-Area team, a student-athlete must be in at least his or her second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better. Terry becomes the first Owl to earn Academic All-Area honors since Bryn Mawr rowing's Emily Spiegel in 2018.
Terry, a native of Hebron, Maryland, earned the recognition after another season of fantastic performances during her junior year. She was a two-time USTFCCCA All-Region selection, as she posted the fastest 60 meter hurdles time and fifth-fastest 60 meter dash time in the region during the season. Terry won the gold medal in the 60 meter hurdles at the Centennial Conference Indoor Championship, her third consecutive year as champion and the fifth gold medal of her career across indoor and outdoor. She also earned a runner-up finish in the 60 meter dash at the Championship. Thanks to her time in the 60 hurdles, Terry also qualified for the 2020 NCAA Indoor Championships, her first NCAA postseason qualification. Terry was also a 2020 Centennial Conference Track Athlete of the Week during the season. During her career, she is a nine-time All-Centennial Conference honoree. Academically, she is a three-time USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, and a two-time Academic All-Centennial Conference member as well.
During 2020, Terry set three new indoor school records in the 60 meter hurdles, the 60 meter dash, and as a member of the sprint medley relay team. She is also the current record holder in the 100 meter dash and 100 meter hurdles for the outdoor program as well.
Terry is one of five NCAA Division III student-athletes named to this years Academic All-Area squad; the other members of the team include athletes from Penn, Temple, Villanova, and Lincoln.