Daniel Spejcher - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Daniel Spejcher

RS So./Jr. | 6-3 | Multi-Events | Bloomingdale, Ill. | Lake Park High School

Career highlights

  • 2021 NCAA Indoor ninth | Heptathlon
  • 2021 SEC Outdoor Bronze | Decathlon
  • 2021 SEC Indoor fourth | Heptathlon

Sophomore (2021)
Outdoor: Bronze medalist in decathlon at SEC Championships with a score of 7,479 points, establishing PR marks in four events … Established a career best of 7,707 points as runner-up in the John McDonnell Invitational, moving to No. 5 on UA all-time list with PR marks in nine of the 10 events … Scored over 4,000 points on first day of his career best score, reaching a total of 4,028 points … Did not finish NCAA decathlon after a no height in pole vault.

Indoor: Placed fourth in SEC heptathlon with a career best score of 5,654 points, which is No. 7 on Arkansas all-time list … Finished ninth in NCAA heptathlon with a total of 5,630 … Set previous PR of 5,508 to place sixth at Razorback Invitational.

Red-Shirt Freshman (2020)
Indoors: Placed fifth in heptathlon with a career best score of 5,389 points at SEC Indoor Championships … Part of a four-man Razorback crew in the SEC multi-event, which combined for 20 points of a 2-3-5-7 finish … Marks from SEC heptathlon included 7.18 in 60m, 21-6.25 (6.56) long jump, 47-4.25 (14.43) shot put, 6-1.5 (1.87) high jump, 8.22 in 60m hurdles, 14-11 (4.55) pole vault and 2:54.95 in 1,000m … Opened first Razorback indoor season with a career best 48-0 (14.63) in shot put, placing fifth at Arkansas Invitational … Scored 4,488 points in heptathlon, with a no-height in pole vault, at Razorback Invitational … Marks included 7.26 60m, 21-9 (6.63) long jump, 46-3.5 (14.11) shot put, 5-11.25 (1.81) high jump, 8.29 60m hurdles, and 2:57.61 1,000m … In Tyson Invitational, placed sixth in pole vault (14-5.25 | 4.40) and ran 8.24 in prelims of 60m hurdles … Improved time to 8.22 in 60m hurdles, placing fifth at Arkansas Qualifier, and added career best mark of 21-11.5 (6.69) in long jump along with 46-6 (14.17) shot put.

Freshman (2019)
Red-shirt indoors … Finished seventh in the decathlon at SEC Outdoor Championships at 5,960.

High School
Letter winner for coach Scott Bennett at Lake Park High School… 4x All-Conference, 3x All-Area, 2x Conference Champion, 2x Sectional Champion… 4x All-Academic team… 1x All-Conference in Football, 1x All-Conference in Basketball… 1x Team Captain in Football, 2x Team Captain in Basketball, 4x Team Captain in Track & Field, 2x Team MVP in Track & Field…

Personal
Born June 12, 2000… Son of Michael Spejcher and Laurie Pearce… Has three siblings, Glen Spejcher, Bryn Spejcher, and Kevin Spejcher… Majoring in Biomedical Engineering

Daniel Spejcher | Career Stats

Career best marks

Indoor

Heptathlon | 5,654

Outdoor

Decathlon | 7,707