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Jarrett Mickens
2010-11 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Jumps
YR.
Sr./Sr./Sr.
HOMETOWN
Aurora, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Waubonsie Valley
Jarrett Mickens

2010: One of Valpo’s best runners and jumpers as a junior … ranked among Crusaders’ best sprinters during the indoor season in the 200m (23.60) … recorded second-best indoor triple jump in team history (46’4¼”) at the Chicagoland Championships … led Valpo in the long jump with a distance of 22’4” in the indoor season for the fourth-longest jump all-time … paced Valpo in the outdoor season in the triple jump (47’3”) and long jump (23’10¼”), reaching second all-time in Crusader history in both categories … won the triple jump three times and the long jump once in the outdoor campaign … Horizon League runner-up in triple jump during the indoor season and the long jump in the outdoor season … also anchored season’s best 4x100m relay team at Polar Bear Invitational (45.60) … two-time Horizon League Male Field Athlete of the Week … named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters … honored as 2009-10 Valpo Male Athlete of the Year by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

2009: Saw action in the jumps and the sprints for the Crusaders … paced Valpo in both the long jump (20’4 ¼”) and triple jump (43’4 ¼”) during indoor season … also ranked among Crusaders’ top sprinters indoors, posting Valpo’s best times in the 200m (23.31) and 400m (53.71) dashes and ranking second in the 60m dash (7.35) … posted top time of 11.84 in the 100m dash during outdoor campaign … registered team-best long jump of 19’8 ¼” outdoors, while ranking second on the team in the triple jump (40’7 ½”) … named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008: Moved into fourth in Crusader history in the triple jump both indoors (44’0 3/4”, Chicagoland) and outdoors (44’8”, Hillsdale Gina Relays) ... posted a runner-up finish in the triple jump indoors at the Findlay Classic ... finished second in the triple jump outdoors at both the Ted Haydon Invitational and the Puma Invitational ... paced Valpo both indoors (21’2”, at Milwaukee) and outdoors (21’6”, Hillsdale Gina Relays) in the long jump as well as a freshman ... also competed in the sprints for the Crusaders.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Warriors ... qualified for the indoor state meet ... an All-Conference and All-Sectional performer ... also received Academic All-Conference accolades.

Personal: Jarrett is the son of Warren and Joyce Mickens … major is biology … has earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo … born April 14, 1989.

2010-11 Men's Track & Field
Chris BednarczykDistanceSr./Sr./Jr.
Blane BowenDistanceJr./Jr./So.
Jacob BoydJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Wally BradfordMid-DistanceSo./Fr./So.
Chris BradleySprintsJr./So./So.
Keith ButtonMid-DistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Sean CareyJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
David CarterMid-Distance5th/Sr./Sr.
Carmelo CastilloMid-DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Logan CoanSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Mickey DelcambreSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Nick FaganDistanceJr./So./Jr.
David GoadThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Joel HartenbergerDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Kiefer HeimanMid-DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Chad HenkelSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Joe HolySprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan HoughDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Chris HovanJumpsJr./So./So.
Joe JohnsonMid-DistanceSo./So./So.
Patrick JohnsonDistanceJr./So./So.
Evan LynchJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jarrett MickensJumpsSr./Sr./Sr.
Chris MikoDistanceJr./So./So.
Mack MorrisDistanceJr./So./So.
Jordan PiaskowyDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Matthew PrzybylaMid-DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Andrew RixonThrowsSo./So./So.
Bill RixonThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Ryan RuppelSprintsSr./Sr./Sr.
Caleb SchmalDistanceJr./So./Jr.
Derek SchnakeMid-DistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Steve SchubertJumpsSr./Sr./Sr.
Travis SimmonsJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Julian SmithSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan StegengaThrowsSo./So./So.
Charlie WalesaJumpsSo./So./So.
Aaron WillisSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay