Jean-Paul wins High Jump at Track and Field Beach Invite

Lewis' Jean-Paul wins High Jump at Men's Track and Field Beach Invitational

Published: April 20, 2014.

Lewis University junior Isaac Jean-Paul (Gurnee, Ill./Warren) broke his own school-record and won the high jump with a NCAA Provisional mark of 6'8 3/4" (2.05m) to lead the Flyer men's track and field team at the Beach Invitational, hosted by Long Beach State, at Cerritos College on Saturday (Apr. 19).

Jean-Paul set one of three NCAA Provisional marks for the Flyers, joining juniors Matt Jemilo (Tinley Park, Ill./Tinley Park) and Kevin Dorenkamper (Minooka, Ill./Minooka), both of whom notched personal-records.

Jemilo achieved both feats in the 800-meter run (1:52.14), while classmate Kevin Dorenkamper (Minooka, Ill./Minooka) did it in the 400-meter hurdles (53.39). Jemilo also ran a leg of the runner-up 4x400 relay (3:15.22) along with seniors Mike Gallagher (Poplar Grove, Ill./Rockford Lutheran), Robert Sterling (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) and freshman Shawn Milhauser (Pontiac, Ill./Pontiac).

Lewis returns to action on Thursday (Apr. 24) as they head to Hillsdale, Mich., to participate in the three-day Gina Relays.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,600 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



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