Jeff Simpson
Jeff Simpson


Countryside, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township


2005 Highlights: Garnered a career-best, pole vault of 4.04 meters at the Tadd Metzger Invitational, good for third best on the squad and eighth in the Horizon League...finished third overall in the pole vault at the Jerry England Invitational with a career-best mark of 3.96 meters, good for the third-best outdoor mark of the season for UIC.

2004 Highlights: Won the pole vault at the Chicago Pentangular with a mark of 12'2 ¼"...placed third overall in the pole vault at the Lewis Invitational with a vault of 12'1 ¾"...earned a career-best indoor vault of 12'6" in the EIU Mega Meet...added another personal-best, outdoor pole vault of 12'6" at the Elmhurst Invitational...also competed in the 200-meter dash.

2003 Highlights: Placed third in the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a pole vault of 11'0"...ran a season-best time of 1:02.49 in the 400-meter dash at the Lewis Friday Night Series #1...holds UIC's second-best indoor triple jump of 32-feet at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular...picked up outdoor season-best times in both the 100-meter dash (12.9) and 400-meter dash (1:02.97) at the Wheaton Invitational...owns UIC's second-best outdoor pole vault of 10'11 ¾" at the Lee Calhoun Memorial.

Prep/Personal: Lettered in track and field for Lyons Township...holds a personal-best mark of 11-feet, 6-inches in the pole vault...selected to the All-Academic team as a senior...garnered All-Conference honors as a senior...son of Theresa Krystyniak...born June 3, 1984...major is Chemistry.

Career Best Indoor Track Times and Jumps
200-Meter Dash       26.47         1/31/04
400-Meter Dash       1:02.49       1/31/03
Triple Jump          9.75m         2/21/03
Pole Vault           4.04m          2/5/05

2005 Top Indoor Track Vaults Pole Vault 4.04m 2/5/05

2005 Top Outdoor Track Vaults Pole Vault 3.96m 3/26/05

Career Best Outdoor Track Times and Jumps 100-Meter Dash 12.9 3/29/03 200-Meter Dash 25.73 3/27/04 400-Meter Dash 1:02.97 3/29/03 Pole Vault 3.96m 3/26/05