|PREV. SCHOOL||Lebanon HS|
2016 OVC Indoor High Jump Bronze Medalist
2016 OVC Indoor Triple Jump Bronze Medalist
2016 OVC Outdoor High Jump Bronze Medalist
OVC Field Athlete of the Week (1/13/16)
High Jump - Indoors: 2.03m - 6'8" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2014)
High Jump - Outdoors: 2.08m - 6'9.75" (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2016)
Long Jump - Indoors: 7.09m - 23'3.25" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2016)
Long Jump - Outdoors: 7.18m - 23"6.75" (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2016)
Triple Jump - Indoors: 15.13m - 49'7.75" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2016)
Triple Jump - Outdoors: 15.19m - 49'10" (Govs Invitational, 2016)
As a Senior, 2015-16 season: One of TSU’s top jumpers on the season… Earned bronze medals in the triple jump at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship and Outdoor Champion, as well as a bronze in the high jump at the OVC Indoor Championship… Competed in seven indoor meets and seven outdoor meets… Earned OVC Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 13… At the OVC Indoor Championship, earned third in the high jump and triple jump to go with a fifth place finish in the long jump… Secured top five finishes at the OVC Outdoor Championship in the high jump (3rd), triple jump (4th) and long jump (5th)… Won the triple jump at the Ed Temple Classic (14.94m – 49’0.25”) during indoor season… Set personal record for the high jump of 2.08m (6’9.75”) and long jump of 7.18m (23’6.75”) at the OVC Outdoor Championship… Had a personal best in the triple jump of 15.19m (49’10”) at the Govs Invitational.
As a Junior, 2014-15 season: Competed in the triple, long and high jump throughout the year... During indoor season, posted best triple jump performance at Vanderbilt's Music City Invitational with a distance of 14.66m... Had a 6.94m mark in the long jump at the Wisconsin Open... Won the triple jump (14.62m) and the long jump (6.94m) at the Wisconsin Open... Competed in the long, triple and high jump at the OVC Indoor Championships, taking fifth in the high jump (1.98m) and seventh in the long jump (6.72m)... Improved jumps during outdoor season... Reached 6.95m in the long jump at the Boston-Moon Classic... Had a season-best in the triple jump (14.69m) at the Alabama Relays... Competed in the triple and long jump at the OVC Outdoor Championships.
As a Sophomore, 2013-14 season: Placed 2nd in the triple jump at MTSU's Christmas Invitational with a mark of 14.10m...
As a Freshman, 2012-13 season: Posted career bests in the high jump (1.98m) and long jump (6.58m) at the Ed Temple Classic... Finished with two third place finishes in the high jump on the year at the Ed Temple Classic and the Boston-Moon Relays... Took fifth place in the triple jump at the OVC Indoor Championships (14.17m)... Finished fourth at the OVC Outdoor Championships in the triple jump (13.87m)... Was a member of the 4x100 relay team that won the event at the Boston-Moon Relays (42.04)...
Lebanon HS: Finished second in the triple-jump and high jump events at the 2012 TSSAA State Meet... Earned All-State Second Team honors for the triple jump... Competed in the Great 8 Selective Track meet at Vanderbilt University... Broke the school record in the triple-jump event and his personal best is 46- 8.75.
Major: Computer Science
Son of: Richard Owens and Alicia Neal
Birthday: January 2