The Chanticleers have 18 returners from last season
The Coastal Carolina senior made his second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships on Friday.
The senior jumper is scheduled to compete at 7 p.m. ET on Friday.
**2015: NCAA Honorable Mention All-American, NCAA East Preliminary Round qualifier, Big South Champion in the high jump, Big South Men's Field Athlete of the Year
**2014: NCAA Honorable Mention All-American, NCAA East Preliminary Round qualifier and Big South Champion in high jump, All-Big South in long jump, Big South Championships Most Outstanding Field Athlete
**2013: All-Big South in high jump
2015 Track & Field: Named the Big South Men’s Field Athlete of the Year … Earned NCAA Honorable Mention All-American honors in the high jump after finishing tied for 20th with a height of 2.08m (6-09.75) at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Qualified for the championships by finishing tied for seventh with a jump of 2.13m (6-11.75) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round … Took home the high jump title at the Big South Conference Championships with a meet record-tying jump of 2.16m (7-01.00) ... Claimed three individual titles throughout the season (two in high jump, one in long jump) … Was named Big South Men’s Field Athlete of the Week twice … Posted a personal-best in the long jump at 7.24m (23-09) at the Big South Challenge Cup … Tied his personal-best in the high jump with a jump of 2.16m (7-01) at the Big South Conference Championships … Member of the 2014-15 Big South Honor Roll.
2014 Track & Field: Earned NCAA Honorable Mention All-American honors in the high jump after placing 19th at the NCAA Championship meet... Placed 10th at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a height of 2.14m (7-0.25), second-best of the season... Won the high jump Penn Relays with a personal-best 2.16m (7-1)... Totaled eight top three-finishes in the event, including wins at the Big South Championships and Winthrop Invitational and Battle of the Beaches, second at the Georgia Tech Invitational and Shamrock Invitational and third at Auburn's Tiger Track Classic... Finished third and set a new personal best in the long jump at the Big South Championships with a mark of 7.13m (23-4.75)... Won the long jump and placed fourth at Auburn's Tiger Track Classic... Three-time Big South Field Athlete of the Week.
2013 Track & Field: Earned All-Big South honors in the high jump with a second place finish at the Big South Championships... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the high jump... Set a personal best height in the high jump with a leap of 2.14m (7-0.25) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round while finishing 13th despite entering as the 43rd seed... Set a personal best mark of 6.90m (22-7.75) in the long jump while finishing 7th at the Big South Championships... Picked up a personal best distance of 13.16m (43-2.25) in the triple jump at the Big South Championships... Finished the season ranked second in the Big South in the high jump... Ranks second in the high jump on the Coastal Carolina all-time performers list... Had nine top-10 finishes in the high jump including seven top-five finishes... Won the high jump at the North Florida Invitational and Battle of the Beaches VIII... Had five top-10 finishes in the long jump... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Conference Presidential Honor Roll.
2012 Track & Field: Won the high jump at the Winthrop Twilight with a season-best height of 6'8.75"... Runner-up in the high jump at the North Florida Invitational and placed sixth at the Big South Championships... Finished the season ranked fourth in the conference in the high jump... Notched a time of 24.67 in the 200 meters, his lone meet in the event... Named to 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2010-2011: Attended Coastal Carolina, but did not participate in track and field.
High School: Competed at Dillon High School... Received Distinguished Athlete Award and was named All-State, as well as AA All-Region during senior year... Finished as Lower State Runner-Up in the high jump and long jump during senior season, while winning the AA Region Championship in the high jump, long jump and triple jump... Dillon High School won the AA State Championship during senior year... Jumped a season best 6'4" in the high jump, 21'10.5" in the long jump and 42'9" in the triple jump during senior season.