The teams closed competition in Eugene on Saturday
Eight women and two men are in Eugene, Ore., this week for the Finals
This is the largest group in Mizzou track & field history to advance to the finals
The squad will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., for the three-day meet
The junior helped lead the women to seventh in the conference
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round at the University of Arkansas
|INDOOR TRACK & FIELD|
|Triple Jump||15.53m (50-11.5)||Missouri Collegiate Challenge||02/15/2013|
|OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD|
|Triple Jump||15.32m (50-3.25)||Ole Miss Invite||04/13/2013|
- 2013 NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier (triple jump)
- 2012 Outdoor All-Big 12 (triple jump)
- 2012 NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier (triple jump)
- 2012 British Junior Outdoor Champion (triple jump)
- 2012 UK Olympi Trials 8th-place finisher (triple jump)
- Ranked in the top 20 for triple jump in Europe
IndoorTrack- Began his indoor season with a 1st-place finish in the triple jump at the Missouri Invitational, marking in at 15.05m (49-4.5)...Also competed in the 60m dash and 4x400m relay at the Missouri Invite...Competed in both the triple jump and 60m dash at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet...Placed 8th at the Tyson Invitational in the triple jump before going on to win the event at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge with a PR of 15.53m (50-11.5)...Was 8th for the Tigers at the SEC Championships in the triple jump
Outdoor Track- Was 3rd in his season opener at the Arkansas Spring Invitational...Hit a season's best in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational, winning in 15.32m (50-3.25)...Also competed in the 100m dash at the Ole Miss Invite...Was a member of the 7th-place 4x100m team at the Drake Relays...Also competed in the triple jump at Drake, finishing 14th...Was 9th in the triple jump at the SEC Championships, hitting the season's second-best mark at 15.15m (49-8.5)...Was also a member of the 10th-place 4x100m team at the SEC Championships...Ended the season at the NCAA Preliminary Round, finishing 27th in the triple jump
Indoor Track- Did not compete
Outdoor Track- Jonathan started his career as a Tiger with a win in the triple jump at the Missouri Relays, jumping 15.02m (49-3.25)...He also competed in the 100m dash at the Relays, running a personal-best time of 11.06 in the prelims and taking seventh in the finals...Had a personal-best mark of 6.39m (20-11.75) in the long jump at the Tom Botts Invitational to take seventh-place overall...His best mark in the triple jump earned him his first All-Big 12 honor with a second-place mark of 15.57m (51-1)...Just missed out on another All-Big 12 honor as part of the ninth-place 4x100m team...Qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Round, where he marked in at 14.75m (48-4.75) in the triple jump
Competed at the Royal Hospital School in London, England for coach John Vernon...Jonathan helped his team to a County Champions title (2007) and a fourth-place finish at the Regional Finals (2008)...As an individual, he was the 2006 National Prep Schools Championship runner-up...Earned six Regional Schools Championship titles...Broke the school record in the triple jump with a mark of 15.35m (50-4)...Was fourth at the National U17 Indoor and Outdoor Championships (2009) and the National Junior Championships (2010)...He was runner-up at the South of England Indoor Championships (2010), and won the title in 2011...He was third at the National Junior Indoor and Outdoor Championships (2011)...Jonathan was selected to represent England at the 2011 Celtic Cup...Jonathan was the 2012 British Junior Outdoor Champion in the triple jump after hitting a mark of 15.55m (51-0.25)...Competed in the UK Olympic Trials, where he finished eighth overall...He also played rugby, and was once again selected to represent England
High School Bests
Triple Jump - 15.35m (50-4)
Parents are Emmanuel and Grace...Born August 14, 1993 in London, England...Earned the Distinction Award for Physical Education (2009)...Jonathan speaks four languages, enjoys playing the drums and guitar and is a keen actor...Also plays soccer and tennis and is a lifelong Manchester United fan...His brother is also a champion triple jumper...Jonathan is studying International Studies/International Business at Missouri
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