Mark Jackson
Mark Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Batavia, Ill.

High School:
Batavia

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
04/03/1983

2004-05: Second-place finisher in the shot put (56-8) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... placed second at the McDonald's Invite in the weight throw with a toss of 61-5 ... placed second at the McDonald's Invite in the shot put with a throw of 57-9 3/4 ... placed ninth in the hammer (176-0) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... regional qualifier in the shot put ... member of the MVC Scholar-Athlete team.

2003-04: Placed second in the hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 164-4 ... qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional with a throw of 184-6 during the Billy Hayes Invite ... placed second in the shot put during the MVC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 54-1 3/4, which also qualified for the NCAA Regionals ... took third in the weight throw during the MVC Indoor Championships with a toss of 59-4 3/4 ... named MVC Field Athlete of the Week on May 11.

2002-03: Placed sixth in the shot put at the MVC Indoor Championships with a throw of 50-5 1/2 ... finished fourth in the hammer during the MVC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 177-3.

2001-02: Redshirted.

At Batavia: Placed first at the conference meet in the shot and discus ... member of the all-conference team for shot and discus ... placed third at sectionals and was an IHSA state qualifier ... member of the National Honor Society and Academic All-Conference team.

Personal: Born 4/3/83 ... son of John Jackson and Lori Hassler ... majoring in mathematics.