Jarret Art
Jarret Art
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Newcomerstown, Ohio
High School: Ridgewood
Events: Sprints/Jumps

Proven scorer with versatility in the long jump, sprints, and relays … Expected to compete with top jumpers in the conference, according to the coaches.

2017 Outdoor: Competed in the long jump in five meets … Claimed three top-eight finishes, highlighted by a first-place leap (21 feet, 0.5 inches) at the Kenyon Spring Invite (April 22) … Point scorer at the NCAC Championships (May 6), jumping a personal-best 21 feet, 8.25 inches en route to seventh-place finish … Posted a runner-up jump of 20 feet, 0.25 inches at the Big Red Invite (April 28).

2017 Indoor: Competed in seven meets, including the NCAC Championships where he went 19 feet, 3.5 inches in the long jump, placing 11th.

2016 Outdoor: Reached a season-best 20 feet, 10.5 inches to win the long jump at the Bob Kahn Invitational (April 8) … Logged a long jump of 19 feet, 9.75 inches at the NCAC Championships (May 6-7), placing 11th … Competed in the 200 and 400 meters, the long jump, and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relays at the All-Ohio Championships (April 16).

2016 Indoor: Key contributor at the NCAC Championships (March 4-5) … Part of the seventh-place 4x400 relay quartet (3:35.66), and individually, placed eighth in the long jump (20 feet, 7 inches) … Just missed scoring as part of the 4x200 relay at the indoor All-Ohio Championships that placed ninth (Feb. 13).

Prior to Wooster: Earned letters in football and track & field at Ridgewood High School … Part of a 9-2 squad as a senior that earned a spot in the state playoffs … All-Ohio in track.

Personal: Born April 7, 1997 … Son of John and Jill Art …  Majoring in biology.