John Horton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Copperas Cove, Texas

    High School:
    Copperas Cove HS

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Jumps

    Experience:
    2L

    John Horton

    06/16/2014

    Six Track & Field Athletes Named USTFCCCA All-Americans

    John Horton earns first-team All-America honors for first time in collegiate career

    06/14/2014

    John Horton Earns All-America Honors at Nationals

    Junior triple jumper finishes eighth at the NCAA National Championships

    06/12/2014

    Track & Field Closes out Day Two of Nationals

    Issac Williams earns All-America second team honors in 110-meter hurdles

    06/11/2014

    Track & Field Wraps Day One at Nationals

    Men's 4x100m relay team earns All-America second team

    06/10/2014

    Track & Field Sends 11 to NCAA Nationals

    Eleven athletes, two relays to compete against nations best in Eugene, Ore., this week

    • 2014 Outdoor First Team All-American - Triple Jump
    • 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championship Qualifier - Triple Jump
    • 2014 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Triple Jump
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Outdoor) - Long Jump, Triple Jump
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Indoor) - Long Jump
    • 2014 Outdoor Second Team All-American - Triple Jump
    • 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championship Qualifier - Triple Jump
    • 2013 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Triple Jump
    • 2013 Conference USA Indoor Champion -Triple Jump
    • 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championship Qualifier - Triple Jump
    • 2012 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Triple Jump
    • 2012 Conference USA Indoor Champion - Triple Jump
    • 2012 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Long Jump 7.51m (24-7.75) 3.1.14
    Triple Jump 15.75m (51-8.25) 2.23.13
    Outdoor Date
    Long Jump 7.24m (23-9) 5.3.14
    Triple Jump 15.97m (52-4.75) 6.14.14

    2013-14 (Junior)
    Indoor:
    Named to the 2014 American All-Conference team... Placed third in the long jump jump with a collegiate best of 7.51m (24'-7.75") during the inaugural American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships... Won the long jump competition at two home meets including the Houston Indoor Opener (Jan. 11) and the Howie Ryan Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1)... Recorded a season best leap of 15.28m (50'-1.75") to place seventh at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Collegiate Invitational.

    Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA First-Team All-American in the triple jump for the first time in his career... Qualified for the National Championships for the third straight time in his collegiate career... Recorded a personal best leap of 15.97m (52'-4.75") to take eighth place in the nation... Punched his ticket two weeks prior with a 9th place finish at the regional meet in Fayetteville, Ark... Took third place in the long jump and triple jump at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships after only appearing in two regular season meets.

    2012-13 (Sophomore)
    Indoor:
    Topped his competition in the men's triple jump at the Conference USA Indoor Championships with a jump of 15.75m (51'-8.25")...Placed second in the event at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational (15.15m / 49'-8.5") and fourth at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (15.28m / 50'-1.75")... Also competed in the long jump at the conference meet, where he placed sixth (7.24m / 23'-9").

    Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA National Championships for the second time in his career... Finished 15th in the country with a leap of 15.62m (51'-3")... Named USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American... Punched his ticket two weeks prior with the 11th best jump in the West regional with a personal best leap of 15.66m (51'-4.5")... Took the bronze at the C-USA Outdoor Championships.

    2011-12 (Freshman)
    Indoor: Jumped a season best 15.15m (49'-8.5") in the triple jump at the Leonard Hilton Invitational... Placed first at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the triple jump... Also, jumped a season high of 7.17m (23'-6.25") in the long jump at the Conference USA Indoor Championship.

    Outdoor: Competed in the triple jump, long jump and contributed in the 4x1... Jumped a season high 15.53m (50'-11.5") in the triple jump at the 2012 Texas State Bobcat Classic... Jumped a season high 7.27m (23'- in the long jump at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Ran for Coach Keith Stifflemire at Copperas Cove High School in Copperas Cove, TX...Was a district and regional champion in 2010/2011... Holds the school record in the triple jump (51'1") and long jump (24'5")... State Champion in the long jump in 5A... Was part of the USA Juniors Track & Field All-American Long jump... Great South West triple jump champion in 2010

    PERSONAL
    Born on August 22, 1993 in Sierra Vista, Arizona... Son of Aundrea Singleton... Majoring in Business Management... Enjoys playing basketball, xbox live, and sleeping.

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