Etienne Jumps 7′ 1″ as Hoosiers Top Vols

This afternoon, Jyles Etienne finished 2nd in the high jump to help lead the Indiana Men’s Track & Field team to a 72-50 victory over the University of Tennessee at Gladstein Fieldhouse in Bloimington, IN.

The sophomore leapt a season best 7′ 1″ to finish runner-up to Tennessee’s Darryl Sullivan who went 7′ 2.5″. Etienne’s performance came on the heels of his December Hoosier Open victory in which he jumped 7′ 0.5″. The former Bear has now cleared 7-feet three times as a Hoosier. Today’s jump slots Etienne at 8th in America in the men’s college high jump rankings.

The Hoosiers are back in action on Friday in a dual meet at the University of Kentucky.


NCAA Men’s High Jump Top 10 Rankings

1.Jordan WesnerMemphis7′ 4.5″
2.Daniel ArmstrongMarquette7′ 3″
3.Isaiah KyleWingate7′ 2.5″
4.Myles PringleAshland7′ 2.25″
4.Darryl ArmstrongTennessee7′ 2.25″
6.Donagh MahonHarvard7′ 1.75″
7.Zack AndersonSouth Dakota7′ 1.5″
8.Jyles EtienneIndiana7′ 1″
9.Ethan HarrisColorado Mesa7′ 0.75″
9.Jeff HollisPrinceton7′ 0.75″



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