2017 — Indoor – redshirted… placed fourth in long jump (23-7 1/4, 7.19m) and ran 60 meters (6.98) at Hawkeye Invite while competing unattached… Outdoor – NCAA qualifier… led team in triple jump (52-4 1/2, 15.96m), and ran lead leg on school record-setting 800-meter relay (1:23.02)… placed fourth in triple jump with a collegiate-best 52-4 1/2 (15.96m) and 12th in long jump (23-3 1/2, 7.10m) at Big Ten Championships… the triple jump mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… won triple jump at Mt. SAC Relays (51-2 1/4, 15.60m), placing 10th at NCAA West Preliminary (52-2, 15.90m), 20th at NCAA Championships (50-5 1/2 (15.38m) and sixth at Florida Relays (50-11, 15.52m) and Drake Relays (47-5 3/4, 14.47m)… placed third in long jump with a season-best 24-11 (7.59m) at Musco Twilight… that mark ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… ran 100 meters (11.06) and 200 meters (21.79) at Baldy Castillo Invite… letterwinner.
2015 — competed for Loyola University… placed third in triple jump at MVC Indoor Championships with a collegiate-best 49-11 1/4 (15.22m)…posted a season-best and winning 23-10 (7.26m) at Dr. Keeler Invitational…set school record en route to placing third in the triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships… NCAA West Preliminary Round triple jump qualifier.
2014 — competed for Loyola University… placed second in long jump at Windy City Rumble and fourth at Indiana Relays… placed third in long jump at MVC Indoor Championships (23-10 1/4, 7.27m)… won long jump at the Embry-Riddle Spike’s Classic with a season-best 25-0 (7.62m)… placed second in the long jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships… NCAA West Preliminary Round long jump qualifier.
2013 — competed for Concordia Chicago… Division III All-American in long jump…Northern Athletic Conference (NAC) Athlete of the Year…NAC Freshman of the Year..Concordia University Track & Field MVP and Rookie of the Year.
High School — Team MVP his senior season… captured 26 individual championships in 2012, becoming the most decorated athlete in a single-season in Glenbard East history… indoor state finalist in the long jump senior year… three-time DuPage Valley all-conference selection… set school records in 100 meters and long jump.
|James’ Collegiate Bests|
|100 Meters (O)||11.06||at Baldy Castillo Invitational||3/18/17|
|200 Meters (O)||21.79||at Baldy Castillo Invitational||3/17/17|
|Long Jump (O)||25-0 (7.62m)||at Embry Riddle’s Spike Classic||2014|
|Triple Jump (O)||52-4 1/2(15.96m)||at B1G Championships||5/14/17|