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Jacob DeValve

Class: R-Sophomore
Position: Decathlon
Height: 6-3

Previous School: Manchester HS

Hometown: Manchester, Conn.

2011 (R-Fr.): Competed in three throwing events at the Big South outdoor championship, placing fourth in the shot put, sixth in the javelin and 12th in the discus … his top shot put (50-8.75) and javelin (188-11) marks of the outdoor season came at the Big South meet … excelled in the shot put during his first indoor season in a Liberty uniform … joined the program's top 10 list with his winning 51-7.75 heave at the Liberty Quad … placed fourth in the Big South indoor shot put and also threw the shot put at the IC4A meet … Big South Presidential Honor Roll member.

2010 (Fr.): Redshirted during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as a freshman … included on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

Prep: Attended Manchester High School … won the Connecticut State Open decathlon title as a senior, scoring 6,252 points in only his second try at the multi event … posted second-place finishes in both the 400-meter dash and shot put at the 2009 Connecticut State Open meet.

Personal: Son of Timothy and Laurie DeValve … father was a distance runner at Connecticut … religion major … birthday is April 30.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
60 – 7.25 (Indoor)
100 - 11.05
400 - 49.22
1,500 - 4:52.56
55H - 8.19 (Indoor)
60H - 9.09 (Indoor)
110H - 15.85
LJ - 20-4.5 (6.21m)
HJ - 5-7.25 (1.71m)
PV - 11-3.75 (3.45m)
SP – 51-7.75 (15.74m) (Indoor)
DISC – 146-5 (44.62m)
JAV – 196-7 (59.93m)
DEC - 6,904

Big South Individual Titles (1)
2012 Outdoor Decathlon

All-Big South Honors (1)
2012 Outdoor Decathlon - 1st