Track & Field



 Jordan Charles
Jordan  Charles

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Aurora, Colo.

High School:
Grandview HS

Height:
6-3

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Experience:
4L


05/25/2016

Wyoming Track & Field at NCAA West Preliminary This Week

Three Student-Athletes Competing at Meet for Third Time

05/19/2016

Seven Wyoming Track & Field Members Earn NCAA Bids

Three Cowboys and Cowgirls Making Third Appearance at Regions

05/16/2016

Track & Field Earns Four All-MW Honors

DeStefano and Anderson Won Events at MW Championships

05/14/2016

Charles Paces Wyoming on Final Day of MW Meet

Places Third in 110 Hurdles and Fourth in 400 Hurdles

05/10/2016

Wyoming at Fresno This Week for MW Outdoor Championships

Meet Begins with Multi-Events on Wednesday

2014-15: Claimed two All-MW accolades during the season...indoors won the 60-meter hurdles in 7.90 at the MW Championships, the third-fastest time in the history of the conference meet...also won the 60-meter hurdles at two other meets indoors...outdoors placed third in the 110-meter hurdles at the conference meet in 14.30...won the 110-meter hurdles at two other outdoor meets...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the 110-meter hurdles and placed 30th.

2013-14: Earned two All-MW honors in the hurdles and set six all-time top 10 Wyoming marks during the season...during the indoor season set the school record in the 60-meter hurdles in 7.87...also ran the ninth-fastest 60 meters at 6.86...finished second at the MW Championships in the 60-meter hurdles...during the outdoor season posted the No. 2 mark in the 200 meters in 21.12...also ran the fifth-fastest 110-meter hurdles in 14.03...ranked No. 6 in the 100 meters with a 10.53...posted the 10th-fastest 400-meters in school history at 52.64...finished runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles at the MW Championships...also won the 110-meter hurdles at two other meets...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the event as well.

Before Wyoming: Competed under coach John Schultz in his prep career at Grandview High School...as a senior was the state 5A champion in the 110-meter hurdles in 13.9 seconds...also was runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles at the same meet...lettered in track four years...owned personal bests of 11.0 in the 100-meters, 38.5 in the 300-meter hurdles, 8.2 in the 60-meter hurdles and 6.9 in the 60 meters.

Personal: The son of Gerald Charles and Jennifer Vick...his father played baseball at Indiana State University...also recruited by Colorado, Colorado State, Boise State and New Mexico...majoring in journalism at UW.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:

60 Meters - 6.86 (2014) (No. 9 UW All-Time Mark)
60-Meter Hurdles - 7.87 (2014) (No. 1 UW All-Time Mark)

Outdoor:
100 Meters - 10.53 (2014) (No. 6 UW All-Time Mark)
110-Meter Hurdles - 14.03 (2014) (No. 5 UW All-Time Mark)
200 Meters - 21.12 (2014) (No. 2 UW All-Time Mark)
400-Meter Hurdles - 52.64 (2014) (No. 10 UW All-Time Mark)

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