University of Iowa Athletics

Josh Larney

Class Jr.
Hometown Cleveland, Ohio
Previous School Iowa Central CC

2013 — Indoor – led team in 60 meters (6.74) and long jump (24-10, 7.57m)… runner-up in 60 meters (6.75) and placed fourth in long jump (24-10, 7.57m) at Big Ten Championships… the long jump mark ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… won 60 meters (6.75), running a collegiate-best 6.74 in prelims, and long jump (24-3, 7.39m) at ISU Qualifier… the 60-meter time ranks third all-time at Iowa… Outdoor – first team All-American, running anchor leg of sixth-place 4×1 relay (39.77) at NCAA Championships… placed 24th in 100 meters (10.35) at NCAA Championships… ran anchor leg on 400-meter relay that set school record (39.31) in prelims at NCAA Championships…Big Ten Champion, anchoring 400-meter relay to title at conference meet (40.20)… previous record of 39.48 was set in 1984… ran third leg on team-leading 800-meter relay (1:25.60) at Alabama Relays… the 800-meter relay time ranks second all-time at Iowa… placed second in 100 meters (10.39) and 10th in long jump (23-2 3/4, 7.08m) at Big Ten Championships… placed ninth in 100 meters in semifinal round at NCAA West Preliminary after running a collegiate-best 10.31 in prelims… that time ranks third all-time at Iowa… anchored 400-meter relay to sixth place at NCAA West Preliminary (39.79)… won long jump with a team-leading 24-0 3/4 (7.33m) and placed second in 100 meters (10.61) at Musco Twilight XIV… anchored 400-meter relay to fifth-place… finish at Drake Relays (39.66), which ranks third all-time at Iowa… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed 14th in long jump (23-0 3/4, 7.03m) and 60 meters (6.85) at Big Ten Championships… placed fifth in 60 meters (6.89) and sixth in long jump (23-1 3/4, 7.05m) at Adidas Classic… placed seventh in long jump at Iowa State Classic (23-4 3/4, 7.13m) and eighth at Razorback Invite (23-9, 7.24m)… Outdoor – ran second leg on team-leading 400-meter relay (40.18) that placed fourth at Big Ten Championships… ran third leg on 400-meter relay that placed 18th at NCAA West Preliminary (40.66)… posted season bests in 100 meters (10.59) and long jump (23-4, 7.11m) at Big Ten meet… won 100 meters at Tom Botts Invite (10.64) and placed eighth at Drake Relays (10.65)… ran second leg on team-leading sprint medley relay that ran 3:17.25 at Drake Relays, which ranks second all-time at Iowa… ran 200 meters (21.73) at LSU Invite… letterwinner.

2011 — Track – competed for Iowa Central Community College… Indoor – All-American, placing eighth in long jump (23-5 1/2) at NJCAA Championships… Outdoor – three-time All-American, placing third in long jump with a school record-setting 24-9 3/4 (7.56 m), eighth in 100 meters (10.62) and eighth as part of 1,600-meter relay (3:14.67) at NJCAA Championships… placed second in 200 meters (21.97) and long jump (24-4 1/4) at Region XI Championships.

2010 — Track – competed for Highland Community College… placed seventh in long jump at Region VI-Jayhawk Conference meet (23-0 3/4) and NJCAA Indoor Championships (23-0).

High School — best marks were 23-4 in long jump and 10.65 in 100 meters… set school long jump record… also played basketball.

Personal — born June 15, 1990… son of Debbra Larney and Andre Clarke… leisure studies major.

Larney’s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
55 Meters (I) 6.42 at NJCAA Championships 3/5/11
60 Meters (I) 6.74 at ISU Qualifier 2/24/12
100 Meters (O) 10.31 at NCAA West Preliminary 5/23/13
200 Meters (I) 22.00 at NJCAA Championships 3/5/11
200 Meters (O) 21.73 at LSU Invitational 4/7/12
Long Jump (I) 24-10 (7.57m) at Big Ten Championships 2/23/13
Long Jump (O) 24-9 3/4 (7.56m) at NJCAA Championships 5/21/11