Jensen earns gold medal, heading to NCAA Championships.
The ISU men's squad looks to earn its highest finish since 2004.
Multiple Redbirds hit personal-bests on the first night of Valentine's weekend.
The Redbirds look to compete against top competitors this weekend.
Redbirds posted 15 first on the day
Day two of the 2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships
Illinois State vs. Indiana State Dual Meet
Indoor: As the only multi-eventer on the roster, scored a personal-best 3,181 points in the pentathlon at the Wisconsin Elite to finsih third...Placed second in a field of 20 competitors at the IWU Invite scoring 4,617 points in the heptathlon...Notched a career-best 5,145 points in the heptathlon at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships to finish sixth.
Outdoor: The only multi-eventer for the second consecutive season on the Redbird roster...Scored a 6,137 in the decathlon at the Lee Calhoun Invitational...Threw a personal-best 169-09 in the javelin to finish fourth at the Redbird Spring Invite... Posted a personal-best 15-09.00 in the pole vault to finish in fifth-place at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic...Leaped to a 6-04.25 in the high jump to finish second at the Redbird Spring Invite.
Indoor: The only multi-eventer on the Redbird roster in 2012 ... posted seven top-five finishes, including a first at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 4) in the pole vault, where he reached a height of 13-11.25 ... set career-mark in the pole vault of 14-11.00 at the Big Meet (Feb. 10), finishing fifth ... followed with a personal-best finish of 4,456 in the heptathlon at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25).
Outdoor: Finished sixth in the first decathlon of his career at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29), scoring 5,583 ... finished fourth at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7) in the high jump with a mark of 6-00.00 ... finished eighth at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11) in the decathlon with a personal-best score of 6,436.
PRIOR TO ISU
Lockport Township High School: Four-sport athlete in high school ... all-conference and all-area two-straight years in football ... set a personal-best of 6-3 in the high jump his senior year at the Suburban Blue Conference Championships ... set a new personal-best in the pole vault of 14-6 at the Bill Jackson Invitational ... tied personal-best in the pole vault a week later at the Suburban Blue Conference Championships.
Personal: Born 3/12/1993 ... son of Greg and Teri Fisch ... siblings are Allison and Nicole ... plans to major in criminal justice.