Women's Track

    Behind the Scenes with High Jumper Jean Schaffer

    Go Hoosiers! Jean Schaffer is a high jumper on the Indiana Track and Field Team.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Jean Schaffer is a high jumper on the Indiana Track and Field Team.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Oct. 5, 2005

    IUHOOSIERS.com will be checking in with several track and field athletes over the course of the season to get to know them behind the scenes. Senior high jumper Jean Schaffer gives us an inside look to some interesting facts about herself.

    Favorite Food: Yogurt

    Favorite TV Show: Will and Grace

    Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman

    Favorite Bloomington restaurant: Malibu Grill

    Favorite Musical Group/Singer: Rascal Flatts

    Favorite Sport Other than track and field: Basketball

    Favorite IU Class: Sociology- Gender Roles

    Favorite Vacation spot: Paradise Island, Bahamas

    Favorite Actor/Actress: Richard Gere/ Julia Roberts

    Favorite Place on Campus: The Track!

    Favorite kind of Candy: Dots

    Favorite Professional Athlete: Amy Acuff

    If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would it be and why? I would trade places with George Bush so I could honestly know what he deals with on a daily basis.

    Name two people, (dead or alive) that you would like to have dinner with: Ellen Degeneres, Audrey Hepburn

    Any superstitions before competing? My socks always match my uniform.

    What is your major and why? I'm majoring in Philosophy and Criminal Justice. I'm preparing to go to Law School.

    Something the average person doesn't know about me: I grew up on a farm; I know how to rope a cow, catch a pig and bail hay.

    The best things about IU track and field is...The coaching staff and my teammates; they're a second family to me.

    My goals for the 2006 season are... win a championship. It's that simple.



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