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Justin Higginbotham
Justin Higginbotham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calumet City, Ill.

High School:
TF North

Event:
Jumps


05/05/2013

Track & Field Teams Wrap up Competition in HL Outdoor Championships

Rebecca Zaiter finishes second in both 800, 1,500 meter runs

05/05/2013

Track & Field Teams Wrap up Competition in HL Outdoor Championships

Rebecca Zaiter finishes second in both 800, 1,500 meter runs

05/02/2013

Track & Field Heads to Ypsilanti for Horizon League Championships

Meet will be held at Rynearson Stadium, home to EMU football

04/18/2013

Track & Field Treks West for Huskie Open in DeKalb

Flames are two weeks away from Horizon League Outdoor Championships

04/18/2013

Track & Field Treks West for Huskie Open in DeKalb

Flames are two weeks away from Horizon League Outdoor Championships

2013 Outdoor: Recorded a leap of 14.59 meters in the triple jump at the Chicagoland Championships (4/4/13), the fifth-long jump in the Horizon League during the outdoor season ... Tallied three individual top-five finishes in the event throughout the season.

2013 Indoor: Took second in the triple jump at the Horizon League Championship (14.77 meters) ... Finished 10th in the high jump, and 11th in the long jump at the NCC Cardinal Opener (1/18/13).

Outdoor 2012: Won the triple jump at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invite with a mark of 14.45m ... took home double gold at the Eagle Invite at Benedictine Univ. in the triple jump and high jump with leaps of 15.21m and 1.95m, respectivley ... placed second at the Horizon League Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 14.51m which qualified him for the NCAA West Regional ... jumped a 14.67m at the NCAA West Regional on May 24 at the Univ. of Texas.

Indoor 2012: Placed second among collegiate athletes at the Carthage Tadd Metzger Invite in the triple jump with a mark of 13.91m ... won the triple jump at the Chicagoland Championships with an indoor-best distance of 14.85m ... placed second in the triple jump at the Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up with a mark of 14.46m ... took home bronze at the Horizon League Championships in the triple jump with a leap of 14.43m

Outdoor 2011: Placed first in triple jump at the DePaul Invitational (4/16/11) ... finished second in the triple jump at the Poehlein Invitational (4/02/11) ... took third three times in the high jump at the Chicagoland Classic (4/09/11), the DePaul Invitational (4/16/11) and the Stan Lyons Invitational (4/30/11).

Indoor 2011: Placed second in the triple jump at the University of Chicago Duals (1/29/11) and the UWM Panther Tune-Up (2/18/11)... finished third in the triple jump at the Chicagoland Indoor (2/12/11) ... took fourth in the high jump at the North Central Invitational (1/21/11) ... placed fifth twice in the triple jump at the North Central Invitational (1/21/11) and the Horizon League Indoor Championships (2/26/11-2/27/11) and once in the high jump at the Chicagoland Indoor (2/12/11).

Prep/Personal: Earned seven total letters at TF North, four in track and field and three in football...set TF North triple jump record...team captain as a senior... two-time SICA conference champion in the triple jump...all-state in the triple jump as a senior...sixth in IHSA Class AAA in the triple jump at state meet as a senior...posted a 4.33 GPA as a senior... son of Wanda and Albert Higginbotham...born Apr. 10, 1991...majoring in biology.

Career-Best Indoor Marks
High Jump:
1.95m (1/29/11)
Long Jump: 6.31m (2/18/11)
Triple Jump: 14.85m (2/11/12)

Career-Best Outdoor Marks
High Jump: 1.96m (4/8/11)
Long Jump: 6.50m (4/9/10)
Triple Jump: 15.21m (4/4/12)

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