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Fitzroy Dunkley
Position: Jumps
Height: 6'4"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Trelawny, Jamaica
High School: Jamaica College
Major: Marketing
Born: 05/20/1993
Fitzroy Dunkley Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/02/2014

Events: High Jump (IN: 6-10 ¾; OUT: 6-10 ¾), Triple Jump (IN: 51-5; OUT: 51-6 ½)

2014
Set personal bests in the triple jump during both the indoor and outdoor seasons in 2014 … Jumped a lifetime best of 51 feet, 6 ½ inches with a +0.7 tailwind in a runner-up finish at the LSU Invitational in his regular-season finale … Qualified for the national quarterfinals in the triple jump as he jumped 50-9 ¼ (+1.2) for 14th place at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida … Just missed earning a return trip to the NCAA semifinals for the second year in a row by just two spots at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Finished in 13th place in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a mark of 48-10 … Won the triple jump title at the Battle on the Bayou with a wind-legal jump of 50-11 ½ (+0.9) … Finished in sixth place in the B section at the Texas Relays with a mark of 49-7 ¾ (+0.0) and seventh place at the Penn Relays with a jump of 49-2 ¼ (-1.0) … Saw action in LSU’s relay pool in the 4x400-meter relay during the outdoor season … Ran the third leg on the squad that took home the SEC Outdoor bronze medal with a run of 3:04.33 at the conference meet … Split 46.55 on the third leg of the team that won the 4x400-meter relay at the LSU Invitational with a time of 3:07.08 … Helped the Tigers earn a spot in the final at the Penn Relays by running the second leg on the team that clocked 3:05.64 for the second-fastest time in qualifying … Scored four points for the Tigers with an indoor personal best of 51-5 to finish in fifth place in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships … Won three triple jump titles during the indoor season at the New Mexico Team Invitational (50-5 ½), LSU Twilight (49-11 ¼) and Texas A&M Triangular (49-9 ¾) … Placed fourth in the college triple jump at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 49-4 ¼ … Also competed in the high jump during the indoor season … Cleared 6-9 for 11th place at the SEC Indoor Championships … Finished in second place in the high jump with a seasonal-best clearance of 6-9 ¾ at the Aggie Invitational … Jumped 6-8 ¼ in a fourth-place finish at the Texas A&M Triangular.

2013
An NCAA Championships qualifier in the triple jump after joining the Tigers in January at the start of the spring semester … Earned a 23rd-place finish in the triple jump in his debut at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Eugene, Oregon … Jumped a wind-aided series-best of 50-3 ½ on his third attempt to finish in 23rd place at the NCAA Outdoor meet … Eclipsed the 50-foot mark for the second-straight meet after he jumped a wind-legal lifetime personal record of 51-5 on his third attempt at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, North Carolina … Earned his spot in the national semifinals with a third-place finish overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds after entering the meet as the No. 47 seed … Also competed in the high jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the first time in his career … Scored a total of seven points for the Tigers with his effort at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor season … Cleared an outdoor PR of 6-10 ¾ for a fourth-place finish in the high jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Columbia, Missouri … Also jumped a wind-legal 49-8 ¼ to claim 10th place in his triple jump debut at the SEC Outdoor meet while putting himself in position to qualify for the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Missed qualifying for the triple jump finals at the SEC Outdoor Championships by just one spot … Won the high jump title at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a clearance of 6-9 … Also jumped 49 feet in the triple jump outdoors with a mark of 49-4 ½ for seventh place at the LSU Alumni Gold and 49-1 ¾ for fifth place in the college division at the Penn Relays … Scored two points for the Tigers in his debut at the SEC Indoor Championships after clearing the bar at 6-7 ¾ for seventh place in the high jump … Also competed in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships, while jumping a series-best of 49-1 ¾ for 15th place overall … Jumped an indoor PR of 49-5 in a third-place finish at the LSU Twilight held at the Carl Maddox Field House … Cleared 6-9 in the high jump for a seventh-place finish in the college division at the Tyson Invitational … Made his collegiate debut in both the high jump and triple jump with an appearance at the Texas A&M Triangular held in College Station, Texas, on Jan. 19.

PRIOR TO LSU
A talented jumps prospect from Jamaica College in Kingston … Joined the Tigers with personal records of 6-8 in the high jump and 49-5 ½ in the triple jump set during his final appearance for Jamaica College at the 2012 Jamaican Boys & Girls Championships … Captured the Class 1 boy’s triple jump bronze medal with a best of 49-5 ½ in the event at Champs in 2012 … Set his PR while jumping into a strong headwind of -1.1 meters per second … Took home a fourth-place finish in the 2012 Class 1 boy’s high jump final at Champs with his personal-best clearance of 6-8 … Won the high jump title at the 2012 University Tech Track & Field Classic with a clearance of 6-6 ¾ … Earned a fifth-place finish in the boy’s triple jump championship at the 118th Penn Relays during his senior season … Competed in the boy’s triple jump at the Penn Relays during both the 2011 and 2012 seasons … Was primarily a high jumper early in his prep career before adding the triple jump as a primary event during his senior season at Jamaica College.

PERSONAL
Full name is Fitzroy Junior Dunkley … Born on May 20, 1993 … Parents are Fitzroy Dunkley and Patlin Rattray … Has five siblings named Genel, Krishuan, Roman, Shantel and Anthony … Majoring in business.

 

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