This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.

Northwest Bearcats Player Bio

Jane Bowness

Jane Bowness

Height: 5-3

Class: Cross Country: Sr. Indoor/Outdoor: Jr./Sr/
Hometown: Steelville, Mo.
Major: Art with ceramics emphasis


Recorded an outdoor season-best time of 19:53.64 in the 5000 meters at the Kip Janvrin meet (4/24) … ran season-best in the 10,000-meters with a time of 40:44.85 at the Jim Duncan Invite (4/11) … ran an indoor season-best time of 11:07.65 in the 3,000-meters at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invite (1/24) … ran a time of 20:08.42 in the 5,000-meters at the Mule Relays (2/6) ... Ran 5k cross country season-best time of 21:15.1 at the Bearcat/Spoofhound Open (9/12) where she finished sixth … ran 6k best time at the NCAA South Central Regional (11/7) where she finished 69th with a time of 24:20.4


MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... finished in the top five for Northwest twice ... ran the fifth-fastest 5K time of the season for the Bearcats, running a career-best 19:51.76 at the Christian Brothers Invitational (10/6), for the 12th best time in all-time records


Placed 11th in the 3,000-meter run at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) ... finished fourth in the same event at the Northwest Open (4/7) ... ran a season-best in the indoor 3,000-meter run in her first meet of the season at the Holiday Inn Invitational (1/12) ... finished in the top five for Northwest four times during the cross country season

Steelville High School

Gasconade Valley cross country and track champion ... district and track champion ... all-state cross country athlete ... holds school records in 4x400-meter relay and 3,200-meter run ... named most valuable player in cross country and track ... earned the Senior Athlete Award ... salutatorian of graduating class ... named to Principal's Honor Roll ... Wendy's Heisman Award winner

Personal Bio

Born June 17, 1988 ... mother, father and grandparents all attended Northwest ... named to the Northwest Academic Honor Roll all three semesters ... daughter of Robert and Linda Bowness

Career Highs

Mile UCM Mule Relays 2/5/10 5:25.42
3000m UCM Mule Relays 2/5/10 10:47.20
5000m Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational 1/22/10 19:01.77
1500m Bearcat Open 4/30/10 5:02.45
3000m Tulsa Duels 3/22/08 11:15.54
5000m Missouri Relays 3/27/10 18:32.42
10000m Jim Duncan 4/11/09 40:44.85
Cross Country
5K Emporia State Invitational 10/3/09 19:48.53
6K MIAA Championships 10/22/09 23:50.62