Jesseca Cross

Jesseca H. Cross (born October 5, 1975 in New Orleans, LA) is a former track and field athlete from the United States who specialized in throwing events. She attended the University of Wyoming on a basketball scholarship, and then competed for the United States in the hammer throw and shot put at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She did not progress beyond the qualification round in either event.[1]

Cross was inducted into the Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.[2] She was the interim head women's volleyball coach at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming for the 2007 fall semester. Flavia Siqueira was hired as the permanent coach in March 2008.[3]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 19th 60.58 m (HT)
17th 17.27 m (SP)


  1. ^ Biography Cross Jesseca. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-02-22.
  2. ^ 2002 Inductees Archived 2008-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved on 2010-02-22.
  3. ^ Northwest College biography Archived 2007-10-31 at the Wayback Machine. Northwest College. Retrieved on 2010-02-22.

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