2010-11 Men's Track & Field
Chris Bednarczyk Distance
Blane Bowen Distance
Jacob Boyd Jumps
Wally Bradford Mid-Distance
Chris Bradley Sprints
Keith Button Mid-Distance
Sean Carey Jumps
David Carter Mid-Distance
Carmelo Castillo Mid-Distance
Logan Coan Sprints
Mickey Delcambre Sprints
Nick Fagan Distance
David Goad Throws
Joel Hartenberger Distance
Kiefer Heiman Mid-Distance
Chad Henkel Sprints
Joe Holy Sprints
Ryan Hough Distance
Chris Hovan Jumps
Joe Johnson Mid-Distance
Pat Johnson Distance
Evan Lynch Jumps
Jarrett Mickens Jumps
Chris Miko Distance
Mack Morris Distance
Jordan Piaskowy Distance
Matthew Przybyla Mid-Distance
Andrew Rixon Throws
Bill Rixon Throws
Ryan Ruppel Sprints
Caleb Schmal Distance
Derek Schnake Mid-Distance
Steve Schubert Jumps
Travis Simmons Jumps
Julian Smith Sprints
Ryan Stegenga Throws
Charlie Walesa Jumps
Aaron Willis Sprints
Full Roster
Jarrett Mickens

Jarrett Mickens

EVENTS Jumps
YR. Sr./Sr./Sr.
HOMETOWN Aurora, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Waubonsie Valley

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.