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Jordan Scott
Jordan  Scott

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Portmore, Jamaica

High School:
Campion College

Event:
Jumps


04/25/2017

Scott Named ACC Field Performer of the Week

The freshman's triple jump ranks second in the country

02/07/2017

Herriott, Scott Earn ACC Weekly Track and Field Honors

Duo posted top-5 NCAA marks

All-America
2017 Outdoor:
Triple Jump (HM) 
2017 Indoor:
Triple Jump (second team) 

NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
2017:
Triple Jump 

ACC Champion 
2017 Indoor:
Triple Jump

All-ACC

2017 Outdoor: Long Jump (second team) 
2017 Indoor: Triple Jump 

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results) 

2017 Outdoor 
• Earned All-America honors in the triple jump, finishing 18th at the NCAA Championships 
• Finished third at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the triple jump 
• Recorded All-ACC second-team honors in the long jump, placing fourth at the ACC Championships 
• Ranks second in UVA history in the triple jump (16.44m, 53'11.25")
• Set a freshman record in the long jump and the triple jump 


2017 Indoor 
• Finished 10th at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump, earning second-team All-America honors 
• Was the ACC Champion in the triple jump 
• Placed eighth in the long jump at the ACC Championships
• Finished first in the triple jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational and the Boston University Scarlet and White 
• Set a freshman record in the triple jump 
• Ranks second in UVA history in the triple jump (16.38m, 53'8.25")


Background
• Finalist in triple jump at 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships for Jamaica
• Finalist in triple jump at 2014 Youth Olympic Games for Jamaica

• Carifta Games silver medalist in triple jump
• Two-time Class 1 finalist in triple jump

Personal
• Son of Lorna Minott
• Has three siblings, Alana, Josiah and Joshua

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