Track & Field



    Derek Drouin  
    Derek Drouin

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Corunna, Ontario

    High School:
    St. Patrick's

    Event:
    High Jump, Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    03/06/1990


    06/07/2013

    NCAA Outdoor Championships - Day 3

    NCAA Outdoor Championships - Day 3

    05/25/2013

    NCAA East Prelminary Round - Day 3

    NCAA East Prelminary Round - Day 3

    05/24/2013

    NCAA East Prelminary Round - Day 2

    NCAA East Prelminary Round - Day 2

    05/15/2013

    2013 Big Ten Outdoor Awards

    2013 Big Ten Outdoor Awards

    03/09/2013

    NCAA Indoor Championships - Day 2

    NCAA Indoor Championships - Day 2

    2011-12 (JUNIOR): Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Took the Olympic Bronze Medal in the high jump, clearing 2.29m (7-6) to finish in a three-way tie for third ... became Indiana's 14th track and field Olympic medalist and the 88th for IU across all sports ... his medal was Canada's first track and field medal for a man since 1996 and the first in the high jump since 1976 ... earned his Olympic berth in the high jump with a win at the Canadian Olympic Trials, clearing 2.31m (7-7) ... cleared 2.31 at the Big Ten Championships for the win, and cleared the same bar at NCAAs, but took second place to Kansas State's Erik Kynard ... took wins at the Penn Relays, the Aviva London Grand Prix and Polytan Invitational ... scored a Diamond League point with a clearance of 2.30m at the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco, taking third place ... scored a point for the Hoosiers in the javelin throw, taking eighth place at the Big Ten Championships, launching a PR 56.80m (186-4) ... clocked a PR 56.30 seconds in the 400m hurdles at the Border Battle.

    2011 (JUNIOR): Indoor: Claimed his third NCAA title in the high jump, clearing 2.33m (7-7.75) at NCAAs to win in a landslide ... won his fourth Big Ten crown in the high jump and added an eighth place finish in the hurdles to score another point for the team ... recorded the second-best score in IU history in the heptathlon with 5,407 points at the GaREAT Invitational ... clocked a PR of 8.00 seconds in the 60m hurdles, which puts him third in IU history ... was named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Year, USTFCCCA Great Lakes Region Field Athlete of the Year and National Field Athlete of the Year ... earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors on January 10 and Feb. 14. Outdoor: Took wins in the 110m hurdles and high jump at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge before suffering a season-ending foot injury in the meet ... earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors for his performance at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge ... will pursue a medical hardship redshirt for the outdoor season ... was named Indiana University Co-Male Athlete of the Year and a nominee for the Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete of the Year.

    2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Became the second Hoosier to win NCAA titles in both indoor and outdoor track and field in one year, joining Glenn Terry, who won NCAA titles in the 55m and 110m hurdles in 1993 ... won Indiana's first national titles in the high jump ... at both the indoor and outdoor national meets, won by a margin of 1.25 inches ... cleared 2.28m (7-5.75) for the indoor crown and 2.26m (7-5) for the outdoor title ... claimed indoor and outdoor Big Ten titles ... named indoor and outdoor Big Ten Field Athlete of the Year and indoor and outdoor USTFCCCA Regional Field Athlete of the Year for the Great Lakes region ... also posted a win at the Penn Relays and earned Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors three times ... in postseason competition, bettered a field of elite international competitors at the Harry Jerome International Track and Field Classic with a clearance of 2.25m (7-4.5) ... closed out the season by winning the Canadian Sr. Championships in Toronto, clearing 2.24m (7-4.25) to win by eight centimeters.

    2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Indoor: Cleared 2.18m (7-1.75) to move into fourth place in the IU record books and qualify for the NCAA Championships ... took second in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... cleared 2.14m (7-0.25) for second place at NCAAs. Outdoor: Tied the regional record and posted a facility record in the high jump with his clearance of 2.22m (7-3.25) to win the NCAA Mideast Regional ... claimed a Big Ten title as well with a clearance of 2.19 (7-2.25) ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Great Lakes Region Field Athlete of the Year ... claimed high jump titles at the Drake Relays and Jesse Owens Classic ... posted a career best decathlon score of 6,318 points for third place at the Alabama Relays, which is the eighth-best total is IU hsitory ... also posted a career-best time of 15.51 seconds in the 110m hurdles ... added a Canadian Junior National Championship in the high jump ... cleared 2.15m (7-0.5), which was 2.75 inches better than his closest competitor ... recorded a career best in the 110m hurdles, finishing in 14.46 seconds for fifth ... took sixth in the long jump ... represented Canada at the Pan-American Junior Championships in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago ... won the high jump at Pan-Ams, tying the meet record of 2.27m (7-5.25), which is also a new IU record ... bettered the field by 6.5 inches.

    PREP: Recorded personal bests of 2.11m in high jump and 14.36 sec. in 100m hurdles ... was Track MVP and Field MVP from 2005 to 2008 at St. Patrick's ... a two-time OFSAA gold medalist in high jump (2006, 2008) ... one-time OFSAA silver medalist in high jump (2007) ... placed 7th in 2007 and 4th in 2008 in the OFSAA 110m hurdles ...two-time Canadian Junior Silver Medalist in high jump (2007, 2008) ... placed 4th in high jump at the 2008 Canadian Senior Nationals ... was a member of Team Canada with which he participated in the 2007 World Youth Championships (Czech Republic) and placed 10th in high jump ... also participated in high jump in the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games (Pune, India) ... set the LSSAA record of 14.6 sec. in the 110m hurdles ... recorded a jump of 2.05m at the St. Clair Field Relays in high jump ... set the high jump record of 2.02m at the RCL meet ... also earned varsity letters in basketball, soccer, and tennis.

    PERSONAL: Born March 6, 1990 ... exercise science major ... son of Sheila and Gaetan Drouin ... has two sisters, Jillian and Alysha ... sister, Jillian, was an All-American combined events athlete at Syracuse.

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