Joel Long

Position High Jump
Height 6'3''
Class Senior
Hometown Topeka, Kan.
High School Topeka HS

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2017 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

2019 OUTDOOR (Sr.)
Won the high jump with a mark of 1.95 meters (6-4.75 ft.) at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27).

2019 INDOOR (Sr.)
Won the high jump at the Bob Timmons Challenge (11/30) with a clearance of 2.06 meters (6-8.25 ft.) … Finished second in the high jump at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) with clearance of 2.05 meters (6-08.75 ft.) … Recorded a first place finish in the high jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26) with a mark of 2.04 meters (6-8.25 ft.) … Finished seventh in the high jump with a mark of 2.08 meters (6-9.75 ft.) at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23).

2018 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Won the high jump to open the outdoor campaign at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (3/24) by tying a personal-best clearance of 2.11 meters (6-11 ft.) … Placed fourth in the quadrangular section of the high jump at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a clearance of 2.00 meters (6-6.75 ft.) … Placed fourth in the high jump at the Big 12 Championship (5/11-13) with a career-best clearance of 2.15 meters (7-0.5 ft.) … Tied for 29th in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/24-26) with a clearance of 2.06 meters (6-9 ft.).

2018 INDOOR (Jr.)
Opened the season with a win in the high jump at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/2) at 1.99 meters (6-6.25 ft.) … Placed third at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/13) in the high jump with a personal-best mark of 2.10 meters (6-10.75 ft.) … Cleared 2.09 meters (6-10.25 ft.) at the Mark Colligan Memorial (1/2) to place third … Won the high jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) with a clearance of 2.09 meters (6-10.25 ft.) … Finished fourth at the Rod McCravy Memorial (2/3) in the high jump with a clearance of 2.05 meters (6-8.75 ft.) … Finished ninth in the high jump at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/23-24) with a clearance of 2.08 meters (6-9.75 ft.).

2017 OUTDOOR (So.)
Finished seventh in the high jump at the Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championship (5/12-14) with a personal-best clearance of 2.11 meters (6-11 ft.) … Won the high jump at the Rock Chalk Classic (4/28), tying his personal-best mark of 2.11 meters (6-11 ft.) … Recorded a second-place finish in the high jump at the Kansas Relays (4/19-22) with a mark of 2.01 meters (6-7 ft.).

2017 INDOOR (So.)
Posted a season-best clearance of 2.05 meters (6-8.75 ft.) in the high jump at the Iowa State Classic (2/10-11), good for eighth-place … Finished third in the high jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/26-27) with a jump clearing 1.99 meters (6-6.25).

2016 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Placed 11th in the high jump at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship (5/15) after clearing 2.01 meters (6-7.0 ft.) … Best outing of the season came at the Ward Haylett Invitational (5/7) where he cleared 2.06 meters (6-9.0 ft.), good enough for third place overall … Earned sixth in the high jump with a clearance of 2.01 meters (6-7.0 ft.) at the Kansas Relays (4/23) … Finished fifth at the ESU Relays (4/2) after clearing a height of 2.00 meters (6-6.75 ft.).

2016 INDOOR (Fr.)
Won the high jump in his first collegiate meet with a clearance of 1.96 meters (6-5.0 ft.) at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/4) … Runner-up in the high jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/29) after clearing 2.03 meters (6-8.0 ft.) … Placed fifth in the high jump with a leap that cleared 1.95 meters (6-4.75 ft.) at the Bill Easton Classic (1/8) … Claimed 11th place at the Iowa State Classic (2/13) with a clearance of 1.95 meters (6-4.75 ft.).

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-time letterwinner for head coach Mike Henson at Topeka HS … Leaped to the 6A state title in the high jump as a senior in 2015, clearing 2.03 meters (6-8 ft.) … Tallied a career best and school-record clearance of 2.08 meters (6-10 ft.) at the 2015 Topeka Relays … Won three-straight regional high jump titles from 2013-15 … A two-time all-city selection … Won back-to-back Centennial League championships … Helped his 2013 team to the 6A state title … Also competed on the Trojans’ basketball team for three seasons.

PERSONAL
Son of Brendan and Alaire Long … Has three older siblings: Jayne, Sam and Emma … Brother, Sam, attended KU … Majoring in exercise science.