JOPLIN, Mo. — Emporia State junior Josh Honeycutt, former Iola High standout, won the MIAA indoor long jump championship last weekend at the 2010 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Missouri Southern’s Leggett & Platt Center in Joplin, Mo.
Honeycutt’s winning leap was 23 feet, 101⁄4 inches. It was the fourth-best jump in ESU history and he is ranked 14th in the nation in the long jump.
Honeycutt broke his own ESU triple jump record with an automatic national qualifying mark of 51’1” but finished second to Pittsburg State’s Kiara Jones. Honeycutt was the defending MIAA triple jump champion.
Honeycutt and Emporia State teammates prepare for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships, March 12-13 at Albuquerque, N.M. Honeycutt is the defending national triple jump champion.
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