University of Iowa Athletics

Dan Rolling

Class Fr.
Hometown Milford, Iowa
High School Okoboji
Dan Rolling - Men's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2009 — Indoor – led team in high jump (6-10 1/4) and heptathlon (4,909 points)… placed third in heptathlon with collegiate-best 4,909 points that ranks second on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list at Jack Jennet Invite… won 60-meter hurdles (8.54) and high jump (6-10 1/4) as part of Jack Jennet Invite heptathlon… placed 12th in high jump at Big Ten Championships (6-9)… Outdoor – led team in decathlon (6,811 points)… placed fifth in decathlon with a collegiate-best total of 6,811, which ranks third in school history… won 400 meters (49.68) and placed second in 100 meters (11.21) and 1,500 meters (4:33.81) as part of Big Ten decathlon, posting collegiate best marks in six of 10 events… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – led team in high jump (6-11), placing third at Big Ten Championships… that collegiate-best mark ranks seventh in school history… won ‘B’ section of heptathlon at UNI Invite with a season-best point total of 4,634… Outdoor – placed 13th in high jump (6-6 1/4) at Big Ten Championships… also placed fourth in high jump at Tiger Classic (6-5 1/2), Sun Angel Classic (6-4 3/4) and Musco Twilight X (6-6 3/4), fifth at Hawkeye Invite (6-2 3/4) and 17th at Drake Relays (6-6 3/4)… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – placed 13th in high jump (6-6 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… posted season-best high jump (6-8 1/4) for third place at Iowa Invite… posted collegiate-best marks in 60 meters (7.24) at Hawkeye Invite and shot put (36-5 1/2) at Jack Johnson Classic… Outdoor – placed 14th in high jump (6-6) at Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

2006 — Track – redshirted.

High School — state high jump champion (6-9) senior year, placing second as part of sprint medley relay and fifth as part of 1,600-meter relay… ran on state champion 400 and 800-meter relays as a sophomore, helping team to state title… 11-time conference champion, helping team to three conference titles… six-time district champion… lettered four years in track, three in football and two in basketball, and also played soccer… two-time all-district selection and team captain in football, earning team MVP honors as a senior… earned all-conference honors in basketball… National Honor Society member… track coach was George Ashman.

Personal — son of Phil and Mary Kay Rolling… art major.

Rolling’s Collegiate Bests

Event Mark Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 7.24 at Jack Jennet Invite 1/31/09
60 Hurdles (I) 8.99 Iowa vs. Illinois 1/10/09
100 Meters (O) 11.21 at Big Ten Championships 5/15/09
100 Hurdles (O) 15.65 at Big Ten Championships 5/16/09
400 Meters (O) 49.68 at Big Ten Championships 5/15/09
1,000 Meters (I) 2:43.10 at Jack Jennet Invite 1/31/09
1,500 Meters (O) 4:33.81 at Big Ten Championships 5/16/09
High Jump (I) 6-11 (2.11 m) at Big Ten Championships 3/2/08
Pole Vault(O) 13-3 1/2 (4.08 m) at Big Ten Championships 5/16/09
Long Jump (O) 20-7 (6.27 m) at Kip Janvrin 4/27/07
Shot Put (O) 36-7 (11.15 m) at Big Ten Championships 5/15/09
Javelin (O) 150-1 (45.76 m) at Illinois Invite 5/2/09
Heptathlon(I) 4,909 points at Jack Jennet Invite 1/30-31/09
Decathlon (O) 6,811 points at Big Ten Championships 5/15-16/09