- 2017 Second Team All-SEC (Triple Jump)
Competed in six meets during the indoor season… Finished fifth in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships… Competed in seven meets during the outdoor season… Set a personal-best in the high jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships clearing 2.16m (7′-1″)… Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the high jump, long jump, and 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 the 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.