Jordan Helgren
Jordan Helgren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Wayzata

Height:
5-8

Event:
Jumps

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notables
• 2012 Outdoor NCAA championships qualifier (triple jump)

At Wisconsin
2012 Outdoor: Leapt for 41-8 1/2 (12.71m) in the triple jump to place 12th at the NCAA Preliminaries (5/26) ... took eighth in the triple jump at the Big Ten championships (5/13) with a leap of 41-8 (12.70m) ... placed eighth at the Stanford Invitational (4/7) in the triple jump with a mark of 40-0 3/4 (12.21m) ... took third in the triple jump with a leap of 39-5 3/4 (12.03m) at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) ... leapt for 39-2 1/2 (11.95m) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/20) to finish 13th

2012 Indoor: Placed fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 40-11 (12.47m) and 30th in the long jump (17-5 1/4 (5.31m)) at the Tyson Invitational (2/10-11) ... won the triple jump at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) with a distance of 40-9 1/2 (12.43m) ... took fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 40-3 1/2 (12.28m) at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4)

2011 Outdoor: Leapt a season-best 40-7 1/2 (12.38m) in the triple jump at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/7) ... placed seventh in the triple jump at the Florida Relays (4/2) with a leap of 40-5 (12.32m) ... took third in the triple jump at the Beach Invitational (4/16) with a mark of 37-7 (12.06m) ... leapt 39-11 1/4 (12.17m) in the triple jump for eighth place at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1)

2011 Indoor: Placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships (2/27) with a personal-best leap of 41-1 (12.52m) ... came away with second in the triple jump with a distance of 40-0 3/4 (12.21m) at the Badger Track Classic (1/15) ... won the triple jump with a distance of 39-11 1/2 (12.18m) at the Wisconsin Women's Invitational (1/28), also took third in the long jump with a leap of 17-11 3/4 (5.48m) ... placed fourth in the triple jump with 40-4 (12.29m) at the Husker Invitational (2/5) ... placed second in the triple jump at the Iowa State Classic (2/12) with a distance of 39-11 1/4 (12.17m)

2010 Indoor: Finished fifth in the triple jump (40-2 1/2) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... placed 10th at the Tyson Invitational (2/12) in the triple jump with a leap of 39-9 3/4

2010 Outdoor: Finished 35th in the triple jump at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/29) with a leap of 39-7 1/4 ... finished third in the triple jump (41-6 1/2) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... placed seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 41-4 1/2 at the Drake Relays (4/24) ... member of the fifth-place 4x100-meter relay (47.25) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17), also finished second in the triple jump (40-1 1/2) and eighth in the long jump (18-3 3/4)... member of the third-place 4x100-meter relay (47.38) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) ... finished seventh in the triple jump at the Florida Relays (4/3) with a leap of 41-0 1/4 ... finished fourth in the triple jump and long jump at the Florida State Relays (3/26-27)

2009 Indoor: Finished fifth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the triple jump with a jump of 12.45m (40-10 1/4) ... placed third at the Meyo Invitational in the triple jump at 12.32m (40-5) ... won the Wisconsin Elite Invite in both the long jump at 5.47m (17-11 1/2) and triple jump at 12.07m (39-7 1/4) ... won the long jump at 5.60m (18-4 1/2) and the triple jump 12.01m (39-5) at the Badger Track Classic

2009 Outdoor: Placed third in the triple at the USA Junior Championships with a personal-best 12.84m (42-1 1/2) jump ... placed 11th in the triple jump at the NCAA Mideast Regional (5/30) with a jump of 12.48m (40-11 1/2) ... took 6th in the triple jump at the Big Ten championships (5/17), securing regional qualification with a 12.50m (41-0 1/4) jump ... took fifth in the triple jump at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/17) with a jump of 12.18m (39-11 1/2) ... finished fourth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) with a jump of 12.12m (39-9 1/4) and 5.50m (18-0 1/2) ... was a part of the eighth-place 4x100 meter relay Big Ten championships (5/17) ... placed 19th in the long jump at the Big Ten championships (5/16) with a leap of 5.37m (17-7 1/2)

High School
Took sixth at 2008 USA Junior Outdoor Championships... as a senior, ranked No. 6 among U.S. preps in the triple jump (41-1 3/4) ... won three consecutive Minnesota Class AA state titles in the triple jump as a sophomore, junior and senior ... broke own Minnesota all-time girls' record with winning leap of 40-8 1/2 in 2008 ... also a two-time state champion in the long jump ... was an all-conference athlete all four years ... also earned all-conference honors in gymnastics

Personal
Parents are Jay and Kathi Helgren ... has one sibling, Tanner ... father Jay played basketball and golf at Cornell College for two years ... major is retailing ... organized UW Student-Athlete Advisory Committee's toy drive for Toys for Tots program in December 2010, collecting nearly 150 toys and $2,800 in donations

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Long Jump 18-6 1/2 (5.65m) 3-6-09 Triple Jump 42-1 1/2 (12.84m) 6-28-09
Triple Jump 41-4 1/2 (12.61m) 2-25-12 Long Jump 18-10 (5.74m) High School

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2012 - West
Triple Jump: 12th (41-8 1/2 (12.71m))

2010 - West
Triple Jump: 35th (39-7 1/4 (12.07m))

At the NCAA Regional Championships
2009 - Mideast Regional
Triple Jump: 11th (40-11 1/2 (12.48m))

At the Big Ten Championships
2012 - Indoor
Triple Jump: 4th (41-4 1/2 (12.61m))

2012 - Outdoor
Triple Jump: 8th (41-8 (12.70m))

2011-Indoor
Triple Jump: 4th (41-1 (12.52m))

2010 - Indoor
Triple Jump: 5th (40-2 1/4 (12.25m))

2010 - Outdoor
Triple Jump: 3rd (41-6 1/2)

2009 - Indoor
Triple Jump: 5th (40-10 1/4 (12.45m))

2009 - Outdoor
Long Jump: 19th (17-7 1/2 (5.37m))
Triple Jump: 6th (41-0 1/4 (12.50m))
4x100-Meter Relay: 8th (50.80)
4x100-Meter Relay: 8th-P (46.73)

Other Notable Performances
2009 USA Junior Championships (Outdoor)
Triple Jump: 3rd (42-1 1/2 (12.84m))

2008 USA Junior Championships (Outdoor)
Triple Jump: 6th (41-1 3/4 (12.54m))

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