Josephine Graeber
Josephine Graeber
Year: Junior
Hometown: Arroyo Grande
High School: Arroyo Grande HS
Position: Jumps

2017-2018 Track 

Competed ten times for her second year. Set a personal best in the long jump at the Westmont/Pepperdine Tri Meet to take third in 5.55m (18' 2 1/2"). Improved on that mark as well as her triple jump best at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitational with jumps of 5.63m (18' 5 3/4") and 11.32m (37' 1 3/4") respectively. Took fourth place at the Big West Challenge in the triple jump with another personal best of 11.55m (37' 10 3/4"). Jump 5.66m for the long jump at the Bryan Clay invitational to just skim by her previous best set a month earlier. Had an amazing day in the jumps at the Cal Poly Dual where she placed second in the long jump and third in the triple jump, setting massive personal bests in both with respective marks of 5.89m (19' 4") and 11.92m (39 1 1/4"). Both marks would get her onto the UCSB all-time list where she's tied for No. 8 in the long jump and No.7 in the triple jump. Concluded her season at the Big West Conference Championships by finishing eighth in the long jump at 5.75m (18' 10 1/2") and ninth in the triple jump at 11.73m (38' 6"), scoring for the first time at the conference meet. 

2016-2017 Track

Competed in six meets for her freshman campaign. Set a new personal best in the triple jump with a mark of 11.35m (37' 3") at the Gaucho Round Up. Took third and set a season's best in the long jump at the All-UC Challenge with a mark of 5.42m (17'  9 3/4"). Placed fourth in the long jump at the Cal Poly Dual clipping a wind-aided 5.74m (18' 10").

Prep

Graduated from Arroyo Grande HS. Qualified to the CIF Masters meet as a freshman. Recorded personal bests of 5.48m (17" 11 3/4") in the long jump and 11.12m (36' 6") in the triple jump. Coached by James Brown. Was the varsity tennis captain and was a part of the varsity soccer team as well.

Personal

Parents are Jodie and Marcel Graeber....Majoring in pre-biology...Would like to be a physician assistant or physical therapist...Hobbies include indoor bouldering hiking, backpacking, and paddle boarding...Favorite bands include Counting Crows, the Mowgli's, and Cage the Elephant.

Collegiate Bests

Long Jump - 5.89m (19' 4") (2018 Cal Poly Dual) 

Triple Jump - 11.92m (39' 1 1/4") (2018 Cal Poly Dual) 

Big West Championships
 
2018 - Long Jump, 8th, 5.89m (19' 4")
 
2018 - Triple Jump, 9th, 11.73m (38' 6")