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2010-2011 Men's Track Roster


Joshua Butler

Class: SR
Position: Jumps
Height: 5-11
Weight: 168 pounds
Previous School: Delsea Regional High School [Neosho County CC]
Hometown: Glassboro, N.J.

2010-11
Indoor:
Gold medal winner in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, leaping 50-2.5 (15.30m); placed fifth in the high jump with a height of 6-5.5 (1.97m) at the Championships ... Led the conference in the triple jump with a season-best jump of 51-3.25 (15.62m), earned Blue Raider Invitational in a winning effort ... Back-to-back SBC Field Athlete of the Week on January 18 through February 1 ... Took second in the triple jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a mark of 50-6.25 (15.40m) ... Won the high jump with a height of 6-4 (1.93m) at the MT Christmas Invitational.
Outdoor: Silver medal winner in the high jump with a runner-up height of 6-7 (2.01m) at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships; also came in eighth in the triple jump with a mark of 48-4 (14.73m) ... Led the Sun Belt in the high jump with a personal-best mark of 7-0.25 (2.14m) earned at the Boston-Moon Classic ... Took 41st in the high jump with a height 6-7 (2.01m) at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries ... Won the high jump with a height of 6-8 (2.04m) at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Placed second in the triple jump with a mark of 48-0.5 (14.64m) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

2009-10
Outdoor -
Gold Medal winner in the high jump at 2010 Sun Belt Championships with a winning mark of 6-8.75 (2.05m), also took second in the triple jump at the Championships with a leap of 51-3.5 (15.64m) ... Placed 36th in the triple jump at the NCAA East Region Preliminary with a mark of 48-10.25 (14.89m).

Before Middle Tennessee - Five time NCCC track and field All-American at Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan., setting personal bests of 7-1.75 in the high jump, 50-8 in the triple jump and 23-11 in the long jump.

High School - Three year track and field letter-winner under head coach Ronald Flaim at Delsea Regional High School ... Was crowned individual state champion six times in the high jump indoor and outdoor and once in the triple jump ... Ranked fourth in the nation in the high jump.

Personal - Born Joshua M. Butler on December 29, 1987 ... Son of Donald and Denise Butler ... Majoring in Exercise Science/Pre Physical Therapy.