Jake Watson
 Jake Watson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Orem, Utah

High School:
Timpanogos HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Multi

Birthdate:
12/22/1990

Experience:
2V


At Utah Valley University ...
SOPHOMORE ~ (2011): (INDOOR) Did not compete ... (OUTDOOR) took second in the decathlon at the Great West Conference Outdoor Championships with 5401 points also placed fifth in the pole vault (4.35m) ... posted personal bests in the 100m (11.75), 400m (56.10), 1500m (5:25.93), 110m hurdles (15.96), 400m hurdles (1:01.66), high jump (1.78m), pole vault (4.35m), shot put (9.74m), javelin (39.72m) and decathlon (5401).

FRESHMAN ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Redshirted the indoor season ... (OUTDOOR) placed fifth in the decathlon at the GWC Outdoor Championships in Yankton, S.D. with 5107 total points and sixth in the pole vault (3.95m or 12'-11.50") as he helped his team repeat as conference champions ... posted season high times/marks of 11.82 (100m), 57.36 (400m), 5:25.93 (1500m), 16.59 (110m hurdles), 1.74m (high jump), 4.15m (pole vault), 6.05m (long jump), 9.25m (shot put), 28.91m (discus), 34.78m (javelin), and 5107 (decathlon).

Before Utah Valley:
Prepped at Timpanogos High School ... Region Champion for pole vault in 2009 ... placed fifth in State for pole vault in 2009 ... USATF State decathlon Champion ... USATF Region X fourth place finish for decathlon ... school record holder in pole vault ... team was Region Champions 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Personal:
Graduated from Timpanogos High School in 2009 with a 3.7 GPA ... was on the Honor Roll and the National Honor Society ... enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding, and camping ... also recruited by SUU ... interesting fact: ran his first marathon at age 12 ... parents are Chris Watson and Amanda Kobelin.