John Kipf
John Kipf

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Monroe, Mich.

High School:
St. Mary Catholic Central

Position:
Jumps


Last Updated: June 2, 2010

At Michigan... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2009-10)... U-M Athletic Academic Acheivement (2010).

Senior (2010)... Academic All-Big Ten... Outdoor... Took third in the high jump at "The Dual" (April 10)... took 10th in high jump at the Victor Lopez/Bayou Classic (March 27)... Indoor... tied for 14th in high jump at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28)... won high jump against Ohio State in "The Dual" (Jan. 16)... tied for second place in high jump at EMU Invitational (Jan. 9).

Senior/Junior (2009)... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Indoor... finished 16th in the high jump with a mark of 6' 7.5" (2.02m) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) ... finished first in the high jump with a season-best mark of 6' 9" (2.06m) against Ohio State (Jan. 17).

Junior/Sophomore (2008)... Outdoor... finished third in the high jump with an -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- mark of (6-11, 2.10m) at the Big Ten Championships ... won the high jump (6-8.75, 2.05m) against Ohio State (April 5) ... Indoor... finished 14th in the high jump (6-8.25, 2.04m) at the Big Ten Championships (March 2) ... won the high jump with a personal best and NCAA provisional mark of 7-0.50 (2.15m) against Ohio State (Jan. 19) ... won the high jump (6-10.25, 2.09m) at the Eastern Michigan Open (Jan. 12).

Sophomore/Freshman (2007)... Outdoor... placed 12th in the high jump (6-6) at the Big Ten Championships (May 11-13) ... placed first in the high jump with a career-best mark of 6-8 at the UNC Invite (March 30-31) ... Indoor... placed 16th in the high jump (6-5) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-25).

Freshman (2006)... redshirted indoor and outdoor seasons.

Prep... St. Mary Catholic Central High School (2005) ... Honor Roll ... Huron League Scholar Athlete Award ... three-time all-state selection in the high jump (2003, '04, '05) ... also qualified for state meet in the 110m hurdles and 1,600-meter relay as a senior ... AAU state champion in the high jump (2004), qualifying for the junior olympics ... voted team MVP as a senior (2005) ... St. Mary Catholic Central was two-time regional champions (2004, '05) ... placed fifth in the high jump at the 2005 Michigan Indoor Track Series ... also competed in football and basketball ... received the Jack Castignola Alumni Award (2005) in football ... participated in the Monroe County All-Star Game at wide receiver (2004) ... All-Huron League second team at linebacker ... Monroe Evening News all-region honorable mention.

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Engineering ... majoring in Aerospace Engineering ... born on Aug. 10, 1987 ... son of William and Vicki Kipf.

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Mark Date
High Jump

7-0.5

1/19/08