University of Iowa Athletics
High Jump

Brandon Oest

Class Fr.
Hometown Geneva, Ill.
High School Aurora Christian

2013 — Indoor – won high jump at Iowa Invite(6-9 1/2, 2.07m), placed sixth at Iowa State Classic (6-8 1/4, 2.04m), 11th at Meyo Invite (6-71/2, 2.02m) and 18th at Big Ten Championships (6-7, 2.01m)… Outdoor – placed 13th in high jump at Big Ten Championships (6-7 1/2,2.02m), sixth at Musco Twilight XIV (6-7, 2.01m), eighth at Jim Click Shootout (6-7, 2.01m) and eighth at Lee Calhoun Invite (6-4 3/4, 1.95m)… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed 12th in high jump at Iowa State Classic (6-8 1/4, 2.04m), third at Iowa Invite (6-8, 2.03m) and 15th at Big Ten Championships (6-7 1/2, 2.02m)… Outdoor – placed 10th with a collegiate-best high jump of 6-11 (2.11m) at Big Ten Championships… that mark ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… placed third in high jump at Musco Twilight XIII (6-8 3/4, 2.05m), seventh at Drake Relays (6-8 3/4, 2.05m), 10th at LSU Invite (6-8, 2.03m) and 33rd at NCAA West Preliminary (6-8, 2.03m)… letterwinner.

2011 — Indoor – posted a season-best high jump of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m) at Razorback Invite, Jack Johnson Classic and Iowa Open… won high jump at Iowa Open and placed second at Iowa State Classic (6-7, 2.01m)… placed 13th in high jump (6-8 1/4, 2.04m) at Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – tied collegiate-best 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) in high jump with winning leap at Musco Twilight XII… that mark ranks 10th all-time and Iowa and qualified for NCAA West Regional… placed eighth in high jump at Big Ten Championships (6-8 1/4, 2.04m), helping team to first Big Ten title since 1967… placed 14th in high jump at NCAA West Regional (6-9, 2.06m) and 10th at Drake Relays (6-8 3/4, 2.05m)… letterwinner.

2010 — Indoor – won high jump with a collegiate-best 6-11 (2.11m) at Iowa State Classic…. placed 11th at Big Ten Championships (6-9 3/4, 2.08m) and sixth at NCAA Last Chance Qualifier (6-9, 2.06m)… Outdoor – placed third with a jump of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) at Tiger Track Classic… won high jump at Iowa Invite and Musco Twilight Meet. (6-10 3/4, 2.10m)… placed 12th at Big Ten Championships (6-6, 1.98m) and 20th at NCAA Regionals (6-9, 2.06m)… letterwinner.

High School — three-time conference champion… two-time district champion and state qualifier… placed fourth at the Illinois indoor state track meet… set school record in high jump and 200 meters, and as part of 400-meter relay… lettered three times in football… coached by Jeff Shutt.

Personal — born March 12, 1991… son of Duane and Debra Oest… interdepartmental studies major.

Oest’s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
High Jump (I) 6-11 (2.11m) at Iowa State Classic 2/12/10
High Jump (O) 6-11 (2.11m) at Big Ten Championships 5/12/12