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    James Davenport
    James Davenport
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Aurora, Ill.

    High School:
    Waubonsie Valley

    Event:
    High Jump

    Birthdate:
    05/28/1991

    I/O Eligibility:
    SO/SO

    04/13/2013

    Illini Win Lee Calhoun Invitational

    One Illini sets meet record; two tie

    04/11/2013

    Illini Set for Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational

    Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet

    03/28/2013

    Illini Head to Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    Southern Illinois will host the meet this weekend

    02/03/2012

    Illini Hosts Final Home Meet on Saturday

    Orange and Blue meet will serve as Senior Day

    01/26/2012

    Illini Travel to Nebraska on Saturday

    Nebraska hosts the 2012 Big Ten Indoor Championships

    AT ILLINOIS

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Did not compete.

    Indoor: Participated in the long jump and high jump ... Placed second in the high jump at the Illini Classic with a jump of 6-6 1/4 (1.99m) ... Had a personal best in the long jump with a jump of 19-10 3/16 (6.05m) at the Illini Open ... Participated in four meets.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Did not participate

    High School
    2010 Illinois state champion in the high jump ... Placed ninth in the high jump at the New Balance national meet ... Owns a personal-best mark of 7-0, which ranked 15th nationally ... Was a 2010 all-state and all-conference selection.

    Personal
    Full name is James Davenport III ... Born Nov. 28, 1991 ... Parents are James and Donna Davenport ... Has a brother, Devon ... Biggest thrill in sports "breaking records" ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

    Davenport's Personal Bests

    Indoor
    Long Jump: 19-10 ¼ - Illini Open (1/14/12)
    High Jump: 6-6 ¼ - Illini Classic (1/21/12)

    Updated July 2012

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