John Horton

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Coopers Cove, Texas

    High School:
    Copper Cove HS

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Jumps

    Experience:
    2L

    John Horton

    04/12/2014

    Track & Field Has Outstanding Showing At Texas Invitational

    Men's team finishes second, Women's team finishes third

    03/27/2014

    Track & Field Concludes Day Two of Texas Relays

    Distance highlights Relays: Brian Barraza with third place finish in the 1,500m, 4x800m relay places fourth

    02/28/2014

    Men's DMR Wins Conference Championship

    Walker, Charles, Fernando, Barraza recorded fourth best time in Cougar History to set the American Conference record

    02/15/2014

    Track & Field Wraps Tyson Invitational

    Men's distance medley relay team highlights day two action in Fayetteville, Ark.

    02/01/2014

    Track & Field Improves Marks In Front of 1,700 Fans

    Cougars celebrate 16 student-athletes on Senior Day

    • 2014 First Team All-American Athletic Conference - Long 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
    Indoor Date
    Long Jump 7.19m (23-7.25) 3.22.13
    Triple Jump 15.66m (51-4.5) 4.18.13

    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.

    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:

    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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