- 2017 Second Team All-SEC (Triple Jump)
Opened the year with a third place finish in the triple jump at the Arkansas Invitational … Placed fourth in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships with a jump of 15.65m/51-4.25 … Kicked off outdoor season winning the triple jump at the Baylor Invitational … Placed second in the high jump at the John McDonnell Invitational with a clearance of 2.06m/6-9 … PR’d in the high jump at the Arkansas Twilight, clearing 2.12m/6-11.50 … Earned All-SEC honors as the third-place finisher in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a PR mark of 15.97m/52-4.75 … Closed out the year with a pair of top-30 finishes in the high jump and triple jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Round.
Began the year with a 10th-place finish in the triple jump at the Razorback Invitational (1/30) with a leap of 15.10m/49-6 1/2 … Improved to a season’s best mark of 15.22m/49-11 1/4, capturing the event title at the Arkansas Qualifier (2/19) … Placed 10th in the long jump at the SEC Indoor Championship (2/26) with a mark of 7.22m/23-8 1/4 … Made major strides during the outdoor season, opening up with a lifetime best in the triple jump of 15.44m/50-8 at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (3/26) … Further improved his long jump PR as well, marking 7.74m/25-4 3/4 at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/23) for third place in the event … Completed the season at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, finishing among the top-25 best in the region in the long jump and 45th overall in the triple jump.
Opened the indoor season with three straight top ten finishes headlined by a second place finish in the triple jump at the Arkansas v. Texas dual … Had two top three finishes in the triple and high jump at the Arkansas Open … At the Arkansas Spring Invitational Owens finished seventh in the 4-x-100-meter relay, fifth in the triple jump, and third in the long jump. Had a pair of top 25 finishes at the SEC Championships in the triple and long jump.
A three-time New York high school state champion from Le Roy High School in Le Roy, NY. … Won the state title in the high jump and was state runner-up in the triple jump … Named the New York section five track and field MVP.
Born on July 3, 1996 … Son of Gary and Donna Owens … Has three siblings, Ashley, Rod and Yevon … Majoring in exercise physiology.at the state cross country championship meet as a junior and sophomore.