Jacob Rickman
Jacob Rickman
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pendleton, OR
High School: Pendleton HS
Events: Decathlon
Experience: 3Y

2017 -- Finished fifth at the Big West Conference Multi-Event Championships at Cal State Fullerton between May 5-6, compiling a decathlon score of 6,655 points (bettering his PR — which already ranked No. 9 in school history), tallying 4 team points for the Mustangs ... at the Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational at Westmont College on April 7, broke the meet record for the decathlon shot put (50 feet & 5.5 inches) previously held by Ashton Eaton ... junior season also included career-best performances almost entirely across the board — for the 100-meter dash (10.81w), 110m hurdles (14.99), 400m (50.36), 1,500m (5:06.92), high jump (6’ 3.25”), pole vault (12’ 2.5”), long jump (21’ 0.75”) and discus (130’ 6”) ... made his second consecutive Big West All-Academic Team, in addition to earning a spot on the Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2016 -- Tallied the ninth-best decathlon score in school history (post-1985 tables) at the Jim Klein Multi-Event Invitational hosted by Westmont from March 17-18, with a second-place total of 6,653 points ... set PRs in every event during the season: 11.08 seconds in the 100-meter dash; 52.01 for the 400 meters; 5:12.30 in the 1,500m; 15.61 seconds for the 110m hurdles; 6 feet, 2 inches in the high jump; 11’ 11.75” for the pole vault (on two occasions); 21 feet in the long jump; 47’ 6.25” for the shot put; 119’ 3” in the discus; and 173 feet for the javelin ... excluding a javelin mark, scored 5,686 points at the California Invitational at Azusa Pacific from April 13-14 ... also earned Big West Conference All-Academic Team accolades.

2015 -- Redshirted.

2014 -- Competed in three events at the Fresno State-hosted Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 26, posting a 100-meter dash of 11.43 seconds, as well as a shot put mark of 41 feet, 7.25 inches and running for the 4x400m relay squad which came in third place at 3:27.24.

Prep -- At Pendleton High School in Oregon, ran the 100-meter dash in 10.95 seconds at the Class 5A State Meet as a senior ... had a time of 22.44 in the 200m ... also competed in football, baseball and swimming.

Personal -- Born on Aug. 18, 1994 ... son of Mike and Sara; has two brothers, Nate and Colin ... majors in Computer Science.