Proven championships competitor in the high jump … Could potentially branch out to the multi-events, per the staff.
2018 Outdoor: Narrowly missed out on all-conference honors with a fourth-place finish (6 feet, 2.75 inches) in the high jump at the NCAC Championships (May 4-5) … Scored at NCACs as part of the Scots’ fifth-place 4x100 (44.33) and seventh-place 4x400 (3:27.85) relays … Cleared 6 feet, 0.75 inch to win the high jump at the Kenyon Spring Invitational (April 21) and was the runner-up at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 27) after clearing 6 feet, 4.75 inches … Also won the high jump at the Bob Kahn Invitational (April 7) and the Wooster Invitational (March 30-31).
2018 Indoor: Finished as the runner-up in the high jump after clearing 6 feet, 5 inches at the NCAC Championships (March 2-3) … Helped the Scots finish fifth in the 4x400 (3:34.90) and distance medley (10:49.71) relays at NCACs … Cleared a personal-best 6 feet, 7 inches to win the high jump at the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 10) … Parlayed personal-best into all-region honors … Opened the season by winning the high jump at the Wooster Quad (Jan. 20) and Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 27).
2017 Outdoor: Tallied two first-place finishes as part of five top-five performances, including an all-conference second-place leap of 6 feet, 4 inches at the NCAC Championships (May 6) … Won the high jump in back-to-back meets at Kenyon’s Spring Invite (April 22) and Denison’s Big Red Invite (April 28), surpassing 6 feet in both competitions … Logged a personal-best 52.34 in the 400 meters at the non-scoring Big Red Invite.
2017 Indoor: Became a more versatile contributor on relays and in the 400 … Totaled four first-place high jumps, including indoor-season-best 6 feet, 5 inches at Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 28), a mark that led to NCAC Athlete-of-the-Week honors … Earned sixth-place prize at All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 11), leaping 6 feet, 4 inches … Won the high jump at the Wooster Tri-Meet at 6 feet, 4.25 inches (Jan. 21).
2016 Outdoor: Delivered a pair of big-meet efforts in both championship meets … Placed fourth (6 feet, 3.25 inches) in the high jump at the NCAC Championships (May 6) … Added fifth-place honors (6 feet, 4 inches) in the high jump at the All-Ohio Championships (April 16) … Cleared an outdoor-best 6 feet, 6 inches at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 29).
2016 Indoor: Stepped up and delivered a fourth-place finish in the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 2 inches at the NCAC Championships (March 5) … Won the high jump in collegiate debut via a 6 feet, 2 inch clearance at the Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 30) … Added two inches at the Kenyon Classic (Feb. 20) to earn runner-up honors, parlaying that into NCAC Men’s Field Athlete-of-the-Week honors.
Prior to Wooster: Three-sport standout at Eastlake North High School, earning a pair of all-league citations … Earned four letters in cross country and track & field, and then three more in basketball … Helped the Rangers to a pair of conference titles on the hardwood.
Personal: Born Nov. 21, 1996 … Son of John and Tammy Petrecca … Majoring in biology with a minor in economics.