University of Iowa Athletics
High Jump

Jeremy Petsche

Class Jr.
Hometown Council Bluffs, Iowa
High School Lewis Central

2008 — Indoor – placed eighth with season-best high jump (6-9 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… runner-up in high jump at Iowa Open (6-7) and placed third at Jack Johnson Classic (6-6 1/4) and Iowa Invite (6-8 1/4)… also high jumped at UNI Open (6-4 3/4) and Cyclone Classic (6-5)… Outdoor – NCAA regional qualifier in high jump… placed 10th in that event at regional meet with a collegiate-best jump of 6-11… that mark ranks sixth in school history… placed fourth in high jump (6-10 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… placed fifth in high jump at Musco Twilight X (6-6 3/4) and fourth at Hawkeye Invite (6-2 3/4)… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – led team in high jump (6-10 1/4)… placed fifth in high jump (6-9 3/4) at Big Ten Championships… won high jump with a season-best 6-10 1/4 at Hawkeye Invite… also won that event at Iowa Invite (6-9 3/4)… Outdoor – led team in high jump (6-8 3/4)… placed 15th (6-4 1/4) at Big Ten Championships and tied for 17th at Drake Relays (6-6 3/4)… placed second with season-best high jump of 6-8 3/4 at Musco Twilight IX… letterwinner.

2006 — Indoor – led team in high jump (6-10 3/4)… won high jump at Iowa Open with a collegiate-best mark of 6-10 3/4, which ranks eighth on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… placed 10th in high jump (6-7 1/2) at Meyo Invite and second (6-6 3/4) at Hawkeye Open… Outdoor – led team in high jump (6-8 3/4)… placed 14th in high jump (6-4 1/4) at Big Ten Championships… placed third with season-best high jump (6-8 3/4) at Springtime Invite… won high jump (6-8) at Messersmith Invite… letterwinner.

2005 — Indoor – runner-up in high jump at Iowa Open (6-6 3/4) and Hawkeye Open (6-4)… placed sixth in high jump at Panther Classic (6-4 3/4) and seventh at Gold Country Classic (6-4 3/4)… Outdoor – placed fifth in high jump at Messersmith Invite (6-4 3/4) and tied for eighth at Musco Twilight VII (6-2 3/4).

High School — won conference high jump title senior year, placing second at state meet… conference high jump runner-up as a junior, placing fourth at state meet… placed fourth at Drake Relays in high jump as a senior… set school high jump record (6-8 1/4)… lettered four years in track and two in basketball… National Honor Society member and blue honor roll student… coach was Barb Motes.

Personal — born October 24, 1985… son of Steve and Lori Petsche… attended same high school as Hawkeye teammate Jordan Besco… electrical engineering major.

Petsche’s Collegiate Bests

Event Mark Meet Date
High Jump (I) 6-11 (2.11 m) at NCAA Regional 5/30/08