University of Iowa Athletics
Jumps

Aaron Reed

Class Jr.
Hometown Carpentersville, Ill.
High School Barrington

2008 — Indoor – placed 17th in long jump (21-11 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… placed second in long jump (22-11 1/4) and fourth in 60 meters (7.04) at Iowa Open… placed third in long jump (23-0 1/2) and fourth in 60 meters (7.06) at Jack Johnson Classic… Outdoor – ran third leg on team-leading 400-meter relay (40.98) that placed fourth at Big Ten Championships… placed 12th in long jump at Big Ten Championships (23-2) and third at Musco Twilight X (22-11 3/4)… won long jump at Hawkeye Invite (22-2 1/4) and placed fifth at Central Invite (22-9)… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – led team in long jump (23-1 3/4)… placed ninth in long jump (22-6 1/4) at Big Ten Championships… won long jump (22-7 1/4) at Iowa Invite and placed second at Hawkeye Invite (22-6 1/2) and Jack Johnson Classic (22-9 1/4)… Outdoor – led team in long jump (23-8)… qualified for NCAA regional as part of winning 400-meter relay (40.58) at Musco Twilight IX… ran on 400-meter relay that placed eighth (42.53) and earned all-region honors at NCAA regional after running a season-best and team-leading 40.54 in prelims… also won long jump with collegiate-best 23-8 at Musco Twilight IX… that mark ranks 10th in school history… placed third in long jump (22-11 1/4) at LSU Relays… placed 11th in long jump (22-8) at Big Ten Championships… ran third leg on 400-meter relay that placed fifth (41.16) at Drake Relays… letterwinner.

2006 — Indoor – runner-up in long jump with collegiate-best 23-8 at Iowa Open… jumped collegiate-best 45-5 1/4 in triple jump at Meyo Invite… both marks rank 10th in school history… ran collegiate-best 60 meters at Jack Johnson Classic… Outdoor – placed 10th in long jump (22-9) at Big Ten Championships and fifth (22-5) at Springtime Invite… letterwinner.

2005 — Indoor – season best triple jump mark was 45-1 1/2… placed second in long jump (22-9 1/4) with a season-best mark at Gold Country Classic… placed 20th in long jump (21-11 1/2) at Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – recorded season-best triple jump (45-3 1/2) at Tom Botts Invite… that mark ranks 10th in school history… placed 10th in long jump (23-3 1/2) at Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

High School — runner-up in long jump and placed fourth in triple jump at state meet senior year… won long jump title at conference meet and long jump and triple jump titles at sectional meet senior year… two-time all-state, all-area and all-conference… named his high school[apos]s Male Athlete of the Year as a senior… team captain and field event MVP senior year… set school records in long jump (24-0) and triple jump (47-6) and as part of 400-meter relay… lettered two years in basketball and football… coach was Todd Kuklinski.

Personal — born March 7, 1986… son of Carl and Patricia Reed… father played football for Eastern Illinois… communication studies major.

Reed’s Collegiate Bests

Event Mark Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 7.04 at Jack Johnson Classic 1/26/08
100 Meters (0) 11.18 at Central Invite 4/5/08
Long Jump (I/O) 23-8 (7.21 m) Iowa Open 2/17/06
23-8 (7.21 m) Musco Twilight IX 4/21/07
Triple Jump (I) 45-5 1/4 (14.72 m) at Meyo Invitational 2/4/06