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Darrel Jones

Class: Senior Position: Jumps Height: 6-2 Previous School: Monroe-Woodbury High School Hometown: Monroe, N.Y.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
LJ - 24-3.5 (7.40m) (Indoor)
TJ - 51-3 (15.62m) (also owns indoor school record at 50-9.25 (15.47m))
HJ - 5-10 (1.78m)

Big South Individual Titles (2)
2016 Indoor Triple Jump
2017 Outdoor Triple Jump

All-Big South Honors (7)
2015 Indoor Triple Jump - 3rd
2015 Outdoor Long Jump - 3rd
2015 Outdoor Triple Jump - 3rd
2016 Indoor Long Jump - 3rd
2016 Indoor Triple Jump - 1st
2017 Indoor Triple Jump - 2nd
2017 Outdoor Triple Jump - 1st

2017 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Won the Big South triple jump title with a sixth-round leap of 51-1, while long jumping a season-best 23-7.5 for fourth place
• Placed 21st in the triple jump at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet
• Two-time Big South Men's Field Athlete of the Week (April 13, April 26)
• Triple jumped a personal-best 51-3 to finish fourth at the Virginia Challenge (April 21)
• Came in 10th in the Penn Relays triple jump's championship section (April 29)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member

2016-17 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Placed third in the IC4A triple jump competition
• Big South triple jump runner-up and placed sixth in the long jump
• Opened his season with a school-record 50-9.25 triple jump at the Liberty Kickoff (Jan. 21), earning Big South Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors on Jan. 25
• Won the triple jump at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup (Feb. 4) for the second straight year

2016 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Placed fourth in the Big South triple jump and fifth in the long jump (outdoor personal-best 23-10.25)
• Triple jumped a personal-best 51-0.75 for 22nd place in his NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round debut
• Earned Big South Men's Field Athlete of the Week distinction on April 28, after finishing fifth in the triple jump (50-11) and seventh in the long jump (23-3.5) at the Virginia Challenge

2015-16 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Won his first Big South title with an indoor personal-best and meet-record triple jump mark of 50-5.5, falling just one-half inch shy of the school record
• Added a third-place finish in the Big South long jump final
• IC4A triple jump runner-up and sixth-place finisher in the long jump
• Swept the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup titles in the long jump (personal-best 24-3.5) and triple jump (49-5.75), garnering Big South Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors on Feb. 10

2015 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Placed third at the Big South meet in both the long jump (personal-best 23-4) and triple jump (season-best 49-11)
• Came in eighth in the triple jump at the USATF Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships
• Helped Liberty win the Duke Invitational team title by finishing first in the long jump and third in the triple jump

2014-15 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Posted a pair of top-five finishes at the Big South Championship, including third in the triple jump and fifth in the long jump (top freshman in both events)
• Triple jumped a season-best 49-5.75 at the IC4A meet for fourth place, earning Big South Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors

Prep
• Graduated from Monroe-Woodbury High School
• Swept the New York indoor and outdoor state triple jump titles as a senior after winning the indoor state triple jump crown as a junior
• Finished third in the triple jump at the 2014 New Balance Outdoor Nationals
• Placed second in the triple jump at the 2014 Penn Relays
• Top marks were 22-6.5 in the long jump and 50-4.75 in the triple jump

Personal
• Son of Darrel Jones and Debra Watson
• Strategic communications major
• Birthday is May 13