Jason Edwards

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Nassau, Bahamas

    High School:
    St. Augustines

    Last College:
    Hampton

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 158

    Event:
    long and triple jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/05/1981

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    Economics

    Jason Edwards

    2003
    Indoor: Won the long jump at the Hilton Memorial meet with a season-best leap of 25-5...was the runner-up in the long jump at the Conference USA Championships...had a third-place finish in the triple jump at the C-USA meet with a mark of 49-5.50. Outdoor: Was a NCAA qualifier in the long jump after finishing in fourth place at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a season-best mark of 25-1.25...finished in third place in the long jump and triple jump at the Conference USA Championships...won the long jump at the Tom Tellez Invitational and was the runner-up at the Rice Twilight.

    2002
    Indoor: Cougar's best long jumper for the season placing second at the Air Force Open in (24-09.00) and fifth at Conference USA Championships (24-05.00)...recorded Houston's second- best triple jump of the season (49-11.25) to win the Houston Invitational. Outdoor: Won fourth place with a long jump of 24-08.50 and finished eighth in triple jump (48-11.00) at the Conference USA Championships.

    2001
    Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Finished second in the long jump with 24-5 at the Michael Johnson Classic...was fifth in the long jump at the C-USA Championships...had the team-best triple jump of 49-11.75 in a fourth-place finish at the C-USA Championships.

    College
    Spent a year at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia...finished third in the triple jump at the CAC in 2000.

    High School
    Was a top performer at St. Augustines in Nassau, Bahamas...National Long Jump Champion in the Bahamas...was the silver medalist in the triple jump.

    Personal
    Born May 5, 1981, in Nassau, Bahamas...son of Andrew and Pauline Edwards of Nassau, Bahamas...enjoys playing basketball...nickname is "Stretch".

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