Men's Track


Dan Jones
Dan Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Pike HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/03/1988

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 200m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran personal-best 21.90 in the 200m in finishing third at the Illinois Twilight ... Also was third in the 400m at the Illinois Twilight with personal-best time of 48.38 ... Took fourth in the 400m at the SEMOtion Relays (48.65) ... Member of sprint medley relay that took title at the Kansas Relays ... Ran on 4x400m relay that took title at the SEMOtion Relays (3:09.65) and was runner-up at the Sea Ray Relays (3:07.98). Indoor: Ran 400m leg on distance medley relay that was fourth at the Big Ten Championships ... Also ran on 4x400m relay that was sixth at Big Ten's ... Timed personal-best 22.20 in the 200m at the Husker Invitational ... Ran personal-best 48.44 in the 400m at the Iowa State Classic ... Also timed 22.21 in the 200m at the Iowa State Classic ... Took fourth in the 400m at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

High School
Took third in the 400m and fifth in the 200m at the 2007 state meet ... Named All-State and All-Conference as a senior ... County champion ... School record-holder ... Earned three letters in track and field.

Personal
Born Dec. 3, 1988 ... Son of Sammie Jones Jr., and April Emerson Jones ... Has three older siblings, Jason, Stori and Anthony ... Hobbies include drawing and reading the Bible ... Favorite athlete is Jeremy Wariner ... Majoring in graphic design.

Jones' Personal Bests
200m (Indoor): 22.20
200m (Outdoor): 21.90
400m (Indoor): 48.44
400m (Outdoor): 48.38

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