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Ricky Robertson

Ricky  Robertson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hernando, Miss.

High School:
Hernando

Position:
Jumps

05/29/2015

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Day Two of NCAA East Preliminary Proves Big for Rebels

06/29/2014

Sam Kendricks Wins U.S. Pole Vault Title

Another Big Championship For Ole Miss Junior

06/28/2014

Brittney Reese Wins Gold At USA Championships

Now Boasts Six Career USA Outdoor Titles

06/10/2014

Ricky Robertson Named Region Athlete Of The Year

Ole Miss Senior Adds Another Accolade To His Collection

05/31/2014

Seven Rebels Qualify For NCAA Outdoor Championships

Men's 4x100 Meter Relay Shatters School Record

AT OLE MISS (2010-13):

2013:

OUTDOOR: Did not compete while recovering from injuries ... redshirted.

INDOOR: USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the high jump and Honorable Mention All-American in the triple jump ... placed sixth in the high jump at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 7-5 that would have been good enough to win the national title in 2012 ... took one attempt in the triple jump at the NCAA meet before bowing out due to an abdominal injury ... helped the Ole Miss men place 23rd at the national meet ... SEC Champion in the high jump with a clearance of 7-5 ... became just the second athlete in SEC history to achieve four straight indoor high jump titles, joining Arkansas' Kenny Evans (1998-2001) ... also scored in the long and triple jumps, placing seventh in the long jump with an indoor personal-best 25-2.75 and seventh in the triple jump (51-11.25) ... his 14 points were the fifth-most among SEC male athletes at the meet ... All-SEC first team ... broke his own school indoor high jump record with a clearance of 7-6 at the ASU Invitational that ranked him No. 1 in the NCAA at the time ... named the SEC Field Athlete of the Week after setting a personal best (third-best in school history) and Auburn Invitational meet record of 52-8.25 in the triple jump, which ranked him No. 1 in the NCAA and No. 1 by an American at low altitude at the time of the meet ... also captured meet victories in the high jump at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker (7-4.5) and UAB Blazer Invitational (7-2.5) and a long jump title at the Don Kirby Open (24-7.25).

2012:

OUTDOOR: USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the high jump and Honorable Mention All-American in the triple jump ... named the 2012 USTFCCCA South Region Field Athlete of the Year ... tied for sixth place in the high jump (7-4.25) and placed 18th in the triple jump (50-7.5) at the NCAA Championships ... competed at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, placing 15th in the prelims ... scored 10 points for Ole Miss at the SEC Championships with fourth-place finishes in the high jump (7-2.25) and triple jump (51-4.5) ... also placed 10th in the long jump (24-1, +2.2 wind) at SECs ... broke his own school high jump record with a 7-7.25 at the Florida Relays, which ranks him among the top 10 high jumpers in NCAA history ... that mark was the 2012 world standard at the time, set the Florida Relays and Percy Beard Track records that had stood since 1993, and led to him being named SEC Field Athlete of the Week ... claimed high jump victories at the Florida Relays, Ole Miss Invitational (7-5), SEC/Big Ten Challenge (7-4.5), LSU Alumni Gold (6-9.5) ... named SEC Co-Field Athlete of the Week after the SEC/Big Ten Challenge when he cleared a then nation-leading 7-4.5 ... placed second to U.S. professional Jamie Nieto (and first among collegians) in the high jump at the Drake Relays (7-4.25) ... claimed first place with personal bests in the long jump (25-0.75) and triple jump (53-2.25, +2.9 wind) at the Mississippi Open, with that triple jump mark ranking him third in the event in school history ... won the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational (53-1.75) ... received a 2012 Rebels' Choice Award for Men's Most Valuable Player.

INDOOR: USTFCCCA Second Team All-American in the high jump and Honorable Mention All-American in the triple jump ... placed ninth in the high jump (7-0.5), while he fouled on three attempts in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships ... won the Cliff Harper Trophy as the high scorer at the SEC Championships and was named the SEC Indoor Field Athlete of the Year ... tied Kentucky's Luis Orta with 20 points at the SEC meet ... SEC Champion in the high jump (for the fifth time in his career) and placed fourth in the long jump (indoor personal-best 24-9.75) and fourth in the triple jump (51-7) ... tied the UK facility record with a 7-4.5 clearance in the high jump at SECs ... All-SEC first team ... placed in the top six every time he competed in the high jump, triple jump or long jump during the indoor regular season ... placed third in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational with a personal-best indoor mark of 51-11 that ranks him fourth in the event in school history ... named SEC Field Athlete of the Week after he cleared 7-4.25 to win the high jump at the Auburn Invitational.

2011:

OUTDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the outdoor high jump for the second year in a row ... Earned a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships in the high jump with a leap of 7-05.00 ... SEC Champion in the high jump with a personal-best and school-record leap of 7-06.00 ... All-SEC first team ... tied for third place in the high jump at the USA Track and Field Championships with a leap of 7-05.75, barely missing the cut to compete with Team USA at the World Championships ... SEC Male Field Athlete of the Week on May 3 ... won the high jump at the Mississippi Open with a measurement of 6-11.75 while also claiming the long jump title with a measurement of 24-03:50 ... won the high jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a height of 6-11.75 and placed second in the long jump with a leap of 24-10.50 ... placed second in the high jump at the Florida Relays with a leap of 7-02.50 ... named Men's Rookie of the Year at the first ever Rebels' Choice Awards.

INDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the indoor high jump for the second straight year ... finished runner-up for the second straight year at the NCAA Championships in the high jump with a measurement of 7-03.75 ... won his second straight indoor SEC Championship with a high jump mark of 7-03.25 ... All-SEC first team ... broke his previous school record in the high jump when he won the Arkansas State Invitational with a leap of 7-05.75 ... won the high jump at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational with a measurement of 7-04.25 ... won the high jump at the Arkansas Invitational with a leap of 6-10.75 ... won the high jump at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic with a measurement of 7-05.00 ... placed third in the high jump at the Tyson Invitational with a leap of 7-05.25.

2010:

OUTDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA All-American in the high jump after placing fifth in the NCAA Championships with a leap of 7-02.50 ... named All-SEC first team and SEC All-Freshman team in the high jump ... named SEC Outdoor Freshman Field Athlete of the Year ... won SEC Championship in the high jump with a leap of 7-02.50 ... won silver medal in the high jump at the NACAC U-23 Championships ... set the school record in the high jump with a 7-05.75 mark at the Florida Relays ... ranked 20th in school history with a 24-0.25 jump in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... placed fifth in the USA Track and Field Championships in the high jump with a leap of 7-03.75 ... won the high jump at the Drake Relays with a measurement of 7-03.25 ... won the high jump at the LSU Alumni Gold with a measurement of 7-02.25 ... won the high jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a measurement of 7-05.00 ... won the high jump at the Alabama Relays with a measurement of 7-03.25 ... won the high jump at the Rhodes Invitational with a measurement of 7-02.50 and placed second in the long jump with a leap of 22-05.25.

INDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA All-American in the high jump ... set the school record in the high jump with a leap of 7-04.50 to finish runner-up at the NCAA Championships ... named All-SEC first team and SEC All-Freshman team in the high jump ... named SEC Indoor Freshman Field Athlete of the Year ... won the SEC Championship in the high jump with a measurement of 7-04.25 ... won the high jump at the SEC/Big 12 Conference Challenge with a leap of 7-01.00 ... placed sixth in the high jump at the Meyo Invitational with a leap of 7-0.25.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field at Hernando High School under head coach Anthony Jenkins ... ranked the No. 1 high jumper in the nation after posting a height of 7-03.00 ... set a new Mississippi state record in the high jump among high schoolers, breaking a record that had stood since 1991 ... won the Mississippi State Championships in the high jump and long jump as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 19, 1990 ... son of Ricky and Carolyn Robertson ... both parents attended Ole Miss ... chose Ole Miss over LSU, Florida and Mississippi State.

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