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Etienne Golden at Penn Relays

April 26, 2019
Etienne Indiana

Etienne soars at Penn once again (PC: Penn Relays)

This afternoon, Jyles Etienne ’17 returned to the familiar confines of the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field and came away with the collegiate men’s high jump crown at the 125th running of the Penn Relays.

Etienne first set foot in the venerable stadium in 2016 as Stony Brook junior, where he finished 2nd overall with a leap of 6′ 9″. He returned his senior year and took bronze, despite soaring above his previous year’s jump to 6′ 10.25″.

Today he made his return to his old runway, this time with Indiana University, clearing 6′ 11.5″ to complete his Penn Relays medal collection with a gold. Our records indicate he is the first Stony Brook alum to win collegiate gold at Penn since Robin Lingle did so for Mizzou in the mid-60s.

Etienne passed at the first two heights of 6′ 3.5″ and 6′ 5″ before clearing 6′ 6.75″, 6′ 8.25″, and 6′ 9.75″ on first attempts, leaving just him and Carlington Moulton as the only two jumpers in contention. Etienne missed on his first attempt at 6′ 11.5″ but cleared it on his second, while Moulton faltered on all three of his jumps, giving Etienne the crown. Etienne moved the bar to 7′ 1.5″ but was unable to clear it.

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Penn Relays Collegiate Men’s High Jump Results

  1. Jyles Etienne (Indiana) – 6′ 11.5″
  2. Carlington Moulton (West Indies – Mona) – 6′ 9.75″
  3. Dennis Manyeah (La Salle) – 6′ 8.25″
  4. Guillaume Devries (Tusculum) – 6′ 8.25″
  5. Omega Smalls (N. C. Central) – 6′ 8.25″
  6. Benjamin Grosse (UConn) – 6′ 8.25″
  7. Cole Bailey (Navy) – 6′ 6.75″
  8. Lance Yassay (Penn) – 6′ 6.75″
  9. Jahvar Edwards (Bloomfield) – 6′ 5″
  10. Austin Campbell (Penn State) – 6′ 5″
  11. Jacob Kelly (Villanova) – 6′ 5″
  12. Idriss Coulibaly (Post) – 6′ 5″
  13. Daenah Pressley (Morgan State) – 6′ 5″
  14. Ryan Tompkins (Villanova) – 6′ 3.5″
  15. Samaj Willis (Rutgers) – 6′ 3.5″
  16. Kobe-Jordan Rhooms (Morgan State) – NH
  17. Eric Wicks (Rhode Island) – NH
  18. Rob Greenwald (Ithaca) – NH
  19. Jordan Lorenzo (Rutgers) – NH
  20. Jordan Walker (Hampton) – NH
  21. Luke Ciarelli (Columbia ) – NH
  22. Ernie Robertson (Columbia) – NH

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Penn Relays

 

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