University of Iowa Athletics
Multi Events

Will Daniels

Class RS Sr.
Hometown Geneseo, Ill.
High School Geneseo
Previous School Central College

2020 — Indoor – All-American and NCAA qualifier in heptathlon… won heptathlon with a collegiate-best and school record-setting 5,689 points at Sevigne Husker Invite… placed second in heptathlon at B1G Championships (5,639 points)… won 60 meters (6.84), long jump (23-3 1/2, 7.10m) and high jump (6-10 3/4, 2.10m) as part of Sevigne Husker Invite heptathlon… posted collegiate bests in 1,000 meters (2:49.42), shot put (44-5 1/4, 13.54m) and pole vault (14-9, 4.50m) as part of B1G Championships heptathlon… competed in 60-meter hurdles (8.24) Black & Gold Invite.

2019 — Indoor – USTFCCCA Central Region Field Athlete of the Year… USTFCCCA all-Central Region and all-conference honoree…  placed second in 60 meters, high jump and pole vault, third in long jump and sixth in 60-meter hurdles at conference meet… conference men’s indoor track events performer of the week (12/3/18, 2/4/19, 2/11/19)… team captain… Outdoor – did not compete.

2018 — Indoor – NCAA heptathlon champion and All-American… placed seventh in high jump at NCAA Championships… USTFCCCA Central Region Field Athlete of the Year… USTFCCCA all-Central Region and all-conference honoree… conference champion in high jump, placing second in long jump, third in 60 meters and seventh in pole vault at conference meet… USTFCCCCA Men’s Field Scholar Athlete of the Year… conference men’s indoor field events performer of the week (12/3/17)… Outdoor – All-American, placing third in decathlon at NCAA Championships… USTFCCCA Central Region Field Athlete of the Year… USTFCCCA all-Central Region and all-conference honoree… won conference high jump title, placing third in pole vault, fourth in long jump, fifth in javelin and eighth in 110-meter hurdles… CoSIDA Academic All-American and All-District honoree… USTFCCCA all-Academic and academic all-conference honoree… earned team’s MVP award… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – USTFCCCA all-Central Region honoree… conference heptathlon champion, placing third in high jump and eighth in long jump at conference meet… conference men’s indoor field events performer of the week (12/11/16)... Outdoor – USTFCCCA all-Central Region and all-conference honoree… placed fourth in high jump, fifth in decathlon and sixth in pole vault at conference meet… placed 10th in high jump at NCAA Championships… USTFCCCA all-Academic honoree… earned team’s most valuable freshman award… letterwinner.

Daniels’ Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
Heptathlon (I) 5,689 points at Sevigne Husker Invitational 2/7-8/20
High Jump 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) at Sevigne Husker Invitational 2/7/20