Elijah Owen

Elijah Owen

HOMETOWN LaPorte, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Laporte

2014: Led way for Valpo indoors in the high jump (6'1 1'4") and long jump (20'0 1/4") ... also ranked third in the shot put (35'7 1/4") and 60m hurdles (10.06) ... paced Valpo in the high jump (5'10 3/4"), javelin throw (187'4") and long jump (20' 1 1/2") outdoors ... javelin mark was third-best by a Crusader in the modern era ... finished seventh in the javelin and fifth in the decathlon at league outdoor championship meet ... member of HL Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Posted team's top marks indoors in the high jump (6'2 3/4"), long jump (19'5 1/4") and triple jump (38'8 1/4") ... finished sixth in the high jump and eighth in the triple jump at HL Indoor Championships ... paced Crusaders in the high jump (6'2 3/4"), long jump (21'0 3/4") and triple jump (45'3 1/2") outdoors ... triple jump mark was fifth-best in program history ... placed fifth in the high jump and seventh in the javelin throw at HL Outdoor Championships ... registered second-best decathlon performance in program history at league meet as well, tallying 5,363 points to finish in fifth place.

Prep: Voted Most Valuable Field Event Athlete during senior year ... selected as the Valedictorian ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Elijah is the son of Tom and Julie Owen ... major in Biology/Chemistry (Pre-med) ... born April 13, 1993.