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Derek Jones
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Junior
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa
High School: Glenwood
Experience: 1 Letter
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Derek Jones
Release: 01/07/2014

Awards and Honors
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2015, 2016)
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team (2014)

Personal Records

300m 36.02 2014 Indoor
400m 48.35 2014 Indoor
  48.44 2016 Outdoor
600 yd 1:11.14 2014 Indoor
400mH 51.03 2014 Outdoor

Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing 37th at the meet … scored in a pair of events for ISU at the Big 12 Championships, finishing fourth in the 400-meter hurdles and running the third led of Iowa State’s sixth-place 4x400-meter relay squad … competed in the 400 hurdles in four regular season meets, including the Drake Relays … finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Tiger Track Classic … picked up a second place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

Indoor: Competed in the 600-yard run at the Big 12 Championships … ran second leg of school-record setting distance medley relay team at the Alex Wilson Invitational … also ran second leg of men’s DMR at Razorback Invitational, the third-fastest relay squad in program history … ran in the 400-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic, Razorback Invitational and Holiday Inn Invitational … finished fifth in 600-yard run at Big 4 Duals.

Posted the fastest times among Iowa State’s three freshman 400m hurdlers … ran sub-53 seconds in every outing in the 400H, clocking sub-52 in each of his final five races … posted career best of 51.02 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships, placing third overall to score 6 team points and rank at No. 8 in program history … qualified for the NCAA West Prelims with his performance at the Big 12 meet … finished in the top-five in six of his races this season …also competed as part of the program’s 4x400m team.

Saw action in seven meets during the indoor season … ran as Iowa State’s top 400m runner, also competing in the 4x400m, DMR and 600yd … notched a career best 48.35 in the 400m at the Alex Wilson Invitational … posted a time of 1:11.14 in the 600yd at the Bergan Invitational … ran the 400m leg of the men’s DMR at the ISU Classic, helping the team to a 9:38.49 clocking to rank No. 2 in ISU history.

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