2013 — Indoor – placed second in long jump (21-7 1/2, 6.59m) at Iowa Invite… placed 15th in long jump (21-4 1/4, 6.51m) and ran 60 meters (7.24) at Iowa State Classic… Outdoor – did not compete… Dean’s List.
2012 — Indoor – placed second in long jump (22-1, 6.73m) and eighth in 60 meters (7.36) at New Year’s Classic… runner-up in long jump (22-2 1/2, 6.77m) at Iowa Invite… placed 11th in long jump at Adidas Classic (21-5 1/2, 6.54m), 13th at Iowa State Classic (21-7 1/4, 6.58m) and 18th at Razorback Invite (22-4 1/2, 6.82m)… Outdoor – ran collegiate best 100 meters (11.19) at Arkansas Spring Invite… posted collegiate bests in 200 meters (22.74) and long jump (21-10 3/4, 6.67m) at LSU Invite.
High School — two-time all-state, all-district and all-conference honoree… placed fourth at state meet in long jump senior year (22-4 1/4) and third as a junior (21-8)… won conference long jump sophomore year, placing second in long jump and 100 meters (10.95) as a junior… placed second in long jump (23-0) at Drake Relays senior year with school record-setting performance… placed third in long jump at Drake Relays as a junior (21-9 3/4) and eighth as a sophomore… named team MVP senior year and class MVP as a freshman and sophomore… lettered two years in football… class valedictorian… National Honor Society member, academic all-conference honoree and honor roll student… coached by Curtis Pakkebier and Dennis Roloff.
Personal — born October 23, 1992… son of Sharon Mere… biology major.
|Mere’s Collegiate Bests|
|60 Meters (I)||7.28||New Year[apos]s Classic||1/14/12|
|100 Meters (O)||11.19||at Arkansas Spring Invitational||3/31/12|
|200 Meters (O)||22.74||at LSU Invitational||4/7/12|
|Long Jump (I)||22-4 1/2 (6.82m)||at Razorback Invitational||1/27/12|
|Long Jump (O)||21-10 3/4 (6.67m)||at LSU Invitational||4/7/12|