Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


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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