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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: 06/21/2013

Events: High Jump (IN: 6-10 ¾; OUT: 6-10 ¾), Triple Jump (IN: 49-5; OUT: 51-5)

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, Ore. … Jumped a wind-aided series-best of 50 feet, 3 ½ inches 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, N.C. … 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, Mo. … Also jumped a wind-legal series-best of 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 … Plans to major in marketing at LSU.

 

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