Men's Track

    Derek Drouin  
    Derek Drouin

    RS Junior

    Corunna, Ontario

    High School:
    St. Patrick's

    High Jump, Hurdles


    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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