University of Iowa Athletics
High Jump

Kevin Spejcher

Class Fr.
Hometown Bloomingdale, Ill.
High School Lake Park

2016 — Indoor – placed ninth in high jump at Iowa State Classic (6-8 3/4, 2.05m), 11th at Razorback Invite (6-8 1/4, 2.04m), 10th at Big Ten Championships (6-8, 2.03m), and second at Border Battle (6-7, 2.01m)... Outdoor – Big Ten Champion… won Big Ten high jump title with a team-leading 7-1 3/4 (2.18m)… won high jump at Musco Twilight (7-1, 2.16m) and Jim Click Shootout (7-0 1/2, 2.15m), placing second at Baldy Castillo Invite (6-11 3/4, 2.13m), 22nd at NCAA West Preliminary (6-11 1/2, 2.12m) and fifth at Pepsi Florida Relays (6-11, 2.11m)…letterwinner

2015 — Indoor – led team in high jump (7-0 1/2, 2.15m)… placed second in high jump with a collegiate-best 7-0 1/2 (2.15m) at Big 4 Duals… that height ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed fourth in high jump at ISU Classic (7-0 1/4, 2.14m), third at Big Ten Championships (6-11 1/2, 2.12m) and Border Battle (6-9 3/4, 2.08m)… Outdoor – led team in high jump (7-0 1/4, 2.14m)… won high jump at Mt. SAC Relays (7-0 1/4, 2.14m), placing sixth at Florida Relays (6-11, 2.11m), seventh at Big Ten Championships (6-9 3/4, 2.08m), 33rd at NCAA West Preliminary (6-9 3/4, 2.08m), and sixth at Baldy Castillo Invite (6-8, 2.03m)… letterwinner.

2014 — Indoor – led team in high jump (6-11, 2.11m)… won high jump at Big 4 Duals (6-11, 2.11m) and Iowa Invite (6-8 3/4, 2.05m)… Outdoor – led team in high jump (7-2 1/2, 2.20m)… won high jump with a collegiate-best and meet record-setting 7-2 1/2 (2.20m) at Musco Twilight… that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed second in high jump at Big Ten Championships (7-0 3/4, 2.14m), 10th at Mt. SAC Relays (6-10 3/4, 2.09m), 27th at NCAA West Preliminary (6-9 1/2, 2.07m), first at Illinois Twilight (6-8, 2.03m), fourth at Arizona State Invite (6-8, 2.03m), and fifth at Arkansas Spring Invite (6-8 3/4, 2.05m)… letterwinner.

2013 — Indoor – leads team in high jump (6-10 1/4, 2.09m)… placed third in high jump with season-best 6-10 1/4 (2.09m) at Bill Bergan Invite… placed 18th in high jump at Big Ten Championships (6-7, 2.01m)… Outdoor – placed fourth in high jump with a team-leading 6-9 (2.06m) at Musco Twilight XIV… placed seventh in high jump at Jim Click Shootout (6-7, 2.01m) and 15th at Big Ten Championships (6-7 1/2, 2.02m)… letterwinner.

High School — four-time all-conference selection in track and field… placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 6-9… team took the state championship the past three seasons.

Personal — born December 17, 1993… son of Mike Spejcher and Laurie Pearce… has two brothers, Glen and Daniel, and one sister, Bryn… business major.

Spejcher’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
High Jump (O) 7-2 1/2 (2.20m) Musco Twilight 5/3/14