Etienne Top Seed Entering Big Ten Championships

Etienne Indiana
Etienne in action earlier this season (PC: Indiana Athletics)

This afternoon, on day two of the Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by SPIRE Institute (Geneva, OH), Jyles Etienne ’17 will seek a place on the podium for a second straight year.

The junior took 3rd place in last year’s conference championship with a leap of 7′ 1″. This time around he enters tied for the top seed height of 7′ 3.75″, which won him a third straight Hoosier Open in December. The height also places him in a tie for 9th in America this season.

The men’s high jump event is set to start at 2:00pm. Follow the live results here.


Top 5 Seeds

1.Jyles EtienneIndiana7′ 3.75″
1.Perry ChristieRutgers7′ 3.75″
3.Michael BurkeMinnestoa7′ 1.75″
3.Mayson ConnerNebraska7′ 1.75″
3.Jonathan WellsIllinois7′ 1.75″


Big Ten Indoor Championships

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