University of Iowa Athletics
Hurdles

Aaron Mallett

Class Fr.
Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
High School McCluer North

2017 — Indoor – Big Ten Champion in 60-meter hurdles, breaking his own school record with the 7.63 he ran in the finals… All-American, placing ninth in 60-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships (9.49)… ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that won race in 3:07.08 at Meyo Invite… that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed second in 60-meter hurdles at at Tyson Invite (7.64), winning event at Black & Gold Premier (7.76), Larry Wieczorek Invite (7.77) and Hawkeye Invite (7.79)… ran 200 meters at Meyo Invite (21.87)… Outdoor – first team All-American, placing fourth in 110-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships (13.65)… Big Ten 110-meter hurdles champion, breaking his own school record with his winning 13.24… NCAA West Preliminary 110-meter hurdles champion (13.36)… anchored 400-meter relay to school record 39.12 at NCAA Championships… anchored 400-meter relay to sixth-place finish at NCAA West Preliminary (39.22) and to second-place finish at Big Ten Championships (39.75)… ran second leg on school record-setting 800-meter relay (1:23.02) at Florida Relays… Drake Relays 110-meter hurdles champion (13.47)… named Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week May 3 for his performance at Drake Relays… ran on 400-meter relay that clocked 39.46 at Mt. SAC Relays and 39.49 at Baldy Castillo Invite… those times rank fifth and seventh, respectively, at Iowa… won 110-meter hurdles at Musco Twilight (13.56)… placed fourth in 100 meters (10.47) and ran collegiate-best 200 meters (21.29) at Baldy Castillo Invite… letterwinner.

2016 — named track team MVP… Indoor – first-team All-American in 60-meter hurdles, placing third in 7.70 at NCAA Championships… Big Ten champion in 60-meter hurdles (7.69), winning event at Razorback Invite (7.72), placing second at Tyson Invite (7.73)… Outdoor – two-time second team All-American… two-time Big Ten Champion and NCAA qualifier… won 110-meter hurdles (13.48) and anchored winning 400-meter relay (39.44) at Big Ten Championships… both those performances led team… the hurdles time set a facility record and the relay time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed 14th in 110-meter hurdles (13.80) and anchored 400-meter relay to 16th place (39.75) at NCAA Championships… placed fifth in 110-meter hurdles (13.77), anchored 400-meter relay to ninth place (39.93) and 1,600-meter relay to 15th place (3:06.73) at NCAA West Preliminary… anchored 400-meter relay that clocked 39.53 at Jim Click Shootout, which ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… won 110-meter hurdles at Musco Twilight (13.50) and Texas Invite (13.83), placed third at Drake Relays (13.58) and ran event at Florida Relays (13.65)… ran 200 meters at Jim Click Shootout (21.30), Baldy Castillo Invite (21.42) and Musco Twilight (21.55)… letterwinner.

2015 — Indoor – first-team All-American, placing sixth in 60-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships (7.79)… led team in 60-meter hurdles (7.78) and ran second leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:09.87)… placed second in 60-meter hurdles (7.78) and ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed seventh (3:11.41) at Big Ten Championships… placed second in 60-meter hurdles (7.88) and ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed third in 3:09.87 at Alex Wilson Invite… ran 200 meters at Tyson Invite (21.77) and Husker Invite (22.10)… Outdoor – first-team All-American, placing fifth in 110-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships in then-school record 13.40… Big Ten 110-meter hurdles champion, breaking a 27-year-old school record with his team-leading 13.41 in the finals… ran second legs on 400-meter relay (40.10) and 1,600-meter relay (3:08.29) that placed second at Big Ten Championships… NCAA qualifier in 110-meter hurdles and as part of 400-meter relay… anchored team-leading 400-meter relay (39.66) and ran third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:07.15)… placed third in 110-meter hurdles (13.64), ran second leg on 400-meter relay that placed ninth (39.77) and third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed 17th (3:07.15) at NCAA West Preliminary… placed seventh in 110-meter hurdles (13.60) and 16th in 400-meter hurdles (51.56) at Florida Relays… won 110-meter hurdles (13.69), placed third in 400-meter hurdles (51.41) and anchored winning 400-meter relay (39.66) at Musco Twilight… that relay time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… won 110-meter hurdles at Baldy Castillo Invite (13.85)… letterwinner.

2014 — Indoor – ran season-best 60-meter hurdles at Big Ten Championships (7.88)… won 60-meter hurdles at Big 4 Duals (7.97)… Outdoor – led team in 110-meter hurdles (13.86) and 400-meter hurdles (51.78)… ran third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:10.21) and sprint medley relay (3:20.08)… placed 15th in 110-meter hurdles (13.86) and 37th in 400-meter hurdles (52.68) at NCAA West Preliminary… placed sixth in 110-meter hurdles (14.11) at Big Ten Championships and fifth at Mt. SAC Relays (14.17)… ran 110-meter hurdles (14.20) and ran second leg on sprint medley relay that placed fifth at Drake Relays (3:20.08)… the relay time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… letterwinner.

High School — state champion in 110-meter hurdles and state runner-up in 300-meter hurdles his junior year… placed sixth at state in 110-meter hurdles his sophomore year… two-time conference champion in 110-meter hurdles… conference champion in 300-meter hurdles his junior year… all-state selection his junior year… two-time all-conference selection… team captain his junior year.

Personal — born September 26, 1994… son of Andre Mallett and Vernetta Nash… has one brother, Andre… sport & recreation management major.

Mallett’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 6.80 Black & Gold Premier 1/28/17
60-Meter Hurdles (I) 7.63 at B1G Championships 2/25/17
100 Meters (O) 10.47 at Baldy Castillo Invitational 3/18/17
110-Meter Hurdles (O) 13.24 at Big Ten Championships 5/14/17
400-Meter Hurdles (O) 51.41 Musco Twilight 5/3/14