Track & Field

    Jeff Coover  
    Jeff Coover

    RS Senior

    La Jolla, Calif.

    High School:

    Pole Vault

    2008-09 (JUNIOR-R): Indoor: Recorded a clearance of 5.45m (17-10.50) to win the Big Ten Indoor title, the 10th indoor Big Ten pole vault crown in IU history ... earned Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors twice on the season ... was named Great Lakes Region Field Athlete of the Year ... took the Tyson Invitational crown ... won the Meyo Invitational title as well ... cleared three heights on the way to fourth place at NCAAs, earning All-America honors for the second time in his career.Outdoor: Redshirted.

    2007-08 (JUNIOR): Indoor: Redshirted.Outdoor: Earned All-America honors, clearing 5.25m for a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... recorded a career-best clearance of 5.36m at the Friday Night Summer Vault to move into fifth in the IU records ... cleared 5.35m at the Sea Ray Relays for third place and a regional qualification ... took fifth at Big Tens with a jump of 5.15m, earning four points for Indiana.

    2006-07 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Cleared a personal-best height of 5.20 meters during the indoor season at the Gladstein Invitational. Outdoor: Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors after placing third at the league outdoor championship ... was an NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier.

    2005-06 (FRESHMAN): Indoor: Vaulted to a personal- and team-best 5.10m (16-8.75) at the Hoosier Relays... picked up four first-place finishes in the pole vault... finished fourth at Big Tens with a clearance of 5.05m (16-6.75). Outdoor: Cleared a team- and personal-best 5.06m (16-7.25) at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... finished third at Big Ten Championships with a vault of 5.05m (16-6.75).

    PREP/PERSONAL: Cleared a personal-best 16-6.00 in the pole vault at the Golden West Invitational ... placed second at the 2005 California State Games ... captured a silver medal at the Golden West Invitational and finished seventh at the 2005 USATF Junior Nationals ... was a two-time San Diego County finals winner ... was tabbed the 2005 Field Event Athlete of the Year from the San Diego County Track Officials Assocation ... son of Steve Coover and Kris McMillan.

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