Jake DeJaegher
Jake DeJaegher

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hampton, Ill.

High School:
United Township

Height:
6-1

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
04/08/1993

04/09/2014

Illinois State Set for Sea Ray Relays

The Redbirds look to compete against top competitors this weekend.

03/02/2014

Jensen, Ott Highlight Day Two of Championships

Jensen earns gold medal, heading to NCAA Championships.

02/22/2014

Redbirds Wrap Up Regular Season at Orange and Blue Open

ISU athletes compete hard for spots on conference team.

04/20/2013

Women Dominate Redbird Invite, Men Finish Third

Redbirds posted 15 first on the day

03/23/2013

Smith Finishes First, Moves Up National Rankings

Smiths now ranks third in the nation in the discus

01/26/2013

Redbird Invite

Redbird Invite

05/13/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

02/04/2012

Keck Invitational

Keck Invitational

2012-13

Indoor: Recorded eight top-five finishes, including five top-three finishes on the season...Leaped to a 6-04.75 (1.95m) in the high jump at the IWU Invite to finish second...Finished the season with a jump of 6-06.00 (1.98m) at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships to finish fifth...Captured a first-place finish with a jump of 21-05.50 (6.54m) in the long jump at the Indiana State Dual...Leaped to a third-place finish at the Boilermaker Inviational with a jump of 21-04.75 (6.52m)...Concluded the season with a personal-best mark of 21-10.25 (6.66m) to finish 14th at the MVC Championships.

Outdoor: Earned four top-five finishes for the 2012-13 season, including two first-place finishes...Opened up the season with a career-best height of 6-08.75 in the long jump...Following a career-high, DeJaegher notched a fifth-place finish in the high jump at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic...Tied his career-best height at the Benedictine Twilight to finish in second...Landed a seventh-place finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships with a jump of 6-06.00.

2011-12

Indoor: Leaped to six top-five finishes in the high jump and long jump combined ... reached and tied a new career height of 6-06.75 in the high jump on three difference occasions ... took third at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14) with a career-best leap in the long jump of 21-05.25 ... finished 10th at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) in the high jump with a mark of 6-05.50.

Outdoor: Recorded seven top-five finishes, including a fifth place at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11) in the high jump with a career-best mark of 6-08.00 ... leaped a career-best mark in the long jump (22-01.00) at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20), finishing fifth ... finished first at the Vanderbilt Invitational (April 21) in the high jump, tying personal-best mark of 6-08.00.

PRIOR TO ISU

United Township High School: Four-year letterwinner ... three-time state qualifier in the high jump ... finished third at the IHSA Track & Field Championships senior year ... back-to-back conference champion ... set a personal-best mark of 6-9 in the high jump senior year ... took ninth at the IHSA Track & Field Championships his junior season ... three-time all-state, all-area and all-conference honoree ... voted Most Valuable Freshman his freshman year ... team captain ... only meets lost his senior year was the state finals and sectional championships.

Personal: Born 4/8/1993 ... son of Joe and Toni DeJaegher ... siblings are Joey and Daryn ... major is undecided.