Charlie DeJonge
Charlie  DeJonge


Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
East Grand Rapids



Elig. (In/Out):

Last Updated: May 26, 2016

At Michigan
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award Winner (2015-16)

Sophomore (2016)

Did not compete

Freshman (2015)

• Finished ninth in the heptathlon at the Akron Invitational (feb. 6), setting three individual PR's as well as a total PR of 4,628 points to crack U-M's all-time performance list
• Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.78) and first in the 4x400m relay (3:36.67) at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16)
• Competed in the 60m hurdles finishing fourth with a personal best time of 8.73 as well as competing in the shot put throwing a personal best 11.45 meters (37-06.75) for 13th place at the Hillsdale Winter Opener (Jan. 9)

• Set eight PR's and a new career-high decathlon score at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17)
• Set personal-bests in six events at the decathlon at Hillsdale's 'Last Chance Classic' May 6-7, but did not finish the competition
• Finished 12th in his first-ever decathlon as a Wolverine at UVA Challenge (April 17-18), totaling 6,074 points
• Made his outdoor debut at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4), competing in the 100m dash, 110m hurdles, pole vault and javelin

• Made his Big Ten Championships debut (Feb. 27-28), finishing with 3,958 points in the heptathlon; set PR's in three events
• Competed in the high jump, 60m hurdles and long jump at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21)
• Made his heptathlon debut at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 7), finishing 11th with 4,410 points
• Finished fourth in the long jump (20-4.50 ft.; 6.21m) and fourth in the 400m race (53.00 seconds) at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31)
• Finished 12th in the 60m hurdles at the Doug Hansen Open (Jan. 23), setting a collegiate PR (8.83 [P])
• Finished 11th in the Long Jump at the same event, setting a collegiate PR (20-1.25 ft. [6.13m])
• Made his Wolverine debut at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 17)

• Graduated Suma Cum Laude from East Grand Rapids High School
• National Honor Society

Track and Field
• Two-time All-state (2014) in 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles (outdoor) Two-time Team MVP (outdoor; 2013-14)
• AAU National Qualifier, Regional Champion (2013) in Decathlon
• Also ran cross country

• Enrolled in the School of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Undecided Major
• Born April 4, 1996
• Son of Mitchell and Jill DeJonge

High School Personal Bests
110-meter Hurdles -- 15.60
300-meter Hurdles -- 40.21
High Jump -- 5-11 ft.
Pole Vault 12-6 ft.
Javelin -- 137-ft.

Event Time Date
Heptathlon (I) 4,628 points 2-6-16
60m dash (I) 7.30 H 2-5-16
60m hurdles (I) 8.78 2-7-15
400m (I) 52.47 1-23-15
1,000m (I) 2:51.62 2-28-15
High Jump (I) 5-10 ft. (1.78m) H 2-6-16
Long Jump (I) 20-11.5 ft. (6.39m) H 2-5-16
Pole Vault (I) 12-9.5 ft. (3.90m) H 2-6-16
Shot Put (I) 39-1.25 ft. (11.93m) H 2-5-16
100m Dash (O) 11.58 5-6-15
110m Hurdles (O) 15.58 5-7-15
400m (O) 51.29 4-17-15/5-15-15
1,500m (O) 4:43.99 4-18-15
High Jump (O) 5-11.25 ft. (1.81m) 5-15-15
Long Jump (O) 20-10.5 ft. (6.36m) 5-15-15
Pole Vault (O) 12-3.50 ft. (3.75m) 5-16-15
Javelin (O) 153-8.75 ft. (46.85m) 5-16-15
Discus (O) 109-0.25 ft. (33.22m) 5-16-15
Shot Put (O) 35-6.75 ft. (10.84m) 5-15-15
Decathlon (O) 6,316 points 4-15/16-15