TULSA, Okla. – After a top 20 finish in the NCAA triple jump championships, Oral Roberts senior Jaden Purnell has been named to the USTFCCCA Honorable Mention All-America team.
It is the third All-America honor for Purnell, who finished 13th in the triple jump at the 2019 NCAA Indoor Championship, and also took 19th in the event at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championship.
He holds both the indoor and outdoor school records in the triple jump, jumping a career best 16.05m (52-8) in a victory at the 2019 Kansas Relays. His indoor record (16.02m (52-6.75) came at the 2019 Summit League Indoor Championship.
During his senior season, Purnell won the Summit League Outdoor Championship in both the triple jump and long jump, and tallied a total of five event championships during the outdoor season.
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