Phillip Young Leads Day with Bronze Medal in Long Jump
AT OLE MISS (2012-14):
OUTDOOR: Had a career day at the SEC Championships, placing fifth in the high jump with a personal best-tying height of 6-9.75 and earning ninth in the long jump with an outdoor personal best of 24-8.5 ... runner-up in the long jump at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash (24-7.75) ... placed third in the long jump at the Red Wolves Open (24-4.5).
INDOOR: Jumped an indoor personal-best mark of 24-8.5 to win the non-invitational section of the long jump at the Don Kirby Elite ... placed third in the long jump at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (24-3.75) ... cleared a season-best height of 6-8.75 to place sixth in the high jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational … won the long jump (23-4.5) and high jump (6-6.75) at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker.
OUTDOOR: Participated in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... earned 10th place in both the high jump (season-best 6-8.75) and long jump (24-3.75) at the SEC Championships ... turned in a personal-best mark of 24-5 in the long jump to place sixth at the Drake Relays ... won the long jump at the Mississippi Open (23-4.75) ... placed third in the long jump at the Ole Miss Invitational (23-11.5).
INDOOR: Competed in two indoor meets ... indoor season best of 23-0.5 in the long jump at the UAB Blazer Invitational.
OUTDOOR: Competed in three meets ... placed 13th in the high jump (6-7.5) at the SEC Championships ... runner-up in the high jump at the Rhodes Open with a season-best mark of 6-9.75 ... runner-up in the long jump at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge with a leap of 23-10.
INDOOR: Competed in three meets ... earned seventh place in the high jump (6-9.5) and 13th in the long jump (23-1.75) ... placed fifth in the long jump (23-1.75) at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field at Norcross High School in Norcross, Ga., under the direction of coach John Williams ... Georgia 5A state champion in the high jump in 2011 ... personal best of 6-10 in the high jump an 23-3.50 in the long jump, while he has also run 48.92 in the 400 meters.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 11, 1992 ... son of Cecil and Sheila Dockery ... chose Ole Miss over Georgia and Mississippi State.
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