women’s track & field
Active from 2004-2005 • Inducted in 2015
A member of the Lewis & Clark track and field program from 2004-05, Jody Swan received All-American honors her first season. She twice competed at Nationals, winning the Northwest Conference championship in the 400-meter dash in 2004. That season, Swan received the Terry Angell Award for most inspirational conference meet performer. The next season, she was selected the Lewis & Clark Female Athlete of the Year. Four times, Swan was chosen All-NWC, her highest honor a First-Team selection in 2004 for the 400-meters. She also earned Second-Team nods for the 200-meters in 2004 and 400-meters in 2005, plus a Third-Team selection for the 200-meter dash in 2005. For the Pioneers, Swan holds the second-fastest time ever in the 400-meter dash and third-best mark in the 800-meter run. She was also a member of the 400 relay team that set the fourth-best mark all-time.
Jody currently resides in Trinidad, Calif. with her daughter Trinity and their cat Toast. Jody is a substitute teacher, a yoga instructor and a Healing Touch Practitioner for her business called Ananda Within. She enjoys traveling, long walks on the beach or in the forest, the first twenty pages of a good book, stinky cheese, coffee with a good friend and the warmth of the sand when the sun goes down.
If you know of an individual or team who is eligible and deserves to be a member of the Lewis & Clark College Sports Hall of Fame, please visit the Pioneer Athletics Club page on the www.lcpioneers.com website to submit your nomination!