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Jon DeGrave
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lake Villa, Ill.
High School: Lake Community
Experience: 3 Letters
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DeGrave Photos

2011 Outdoor — Placed 10th at NCAA West Regional in 400 hurdles in school record 50.59 to for qualify for the NCAA National Championship...qualified in 400 hurdles for NCAA West Regional in Eugene, Oregon...defended 400 hurdles crown at MVC Outdoor Championship...ran personal best and second fastest time in school history in 400 hurdles (50.93) at Drake Relays earning MVC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week honors...second in 400 hurdles at Tom Botts Invitational and Razorback Invitational...2011 Indoor — Won 400M at MVC Indoor Championship in personal best 47.97 and finished second in 200 in personal best 21.57...ran then personal best in 400 (48.22) at Iowa State Classic...claimed 200M title at South Dakota in then personal best 22.31...second in 300M dash at Iowa State Holiday Preview.

2010 Outdoor — Named a U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I Track & Field All-Academic honoree...qualified for the NCAA West Regional meet in the 400 hurdles with his performance at the MVC's...named to Missouri Valley Conference Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team...won 400 hurdles title at the MVC Championship in a personal best 51.27 and was honored as the MVC Outstanding Men's Track Athlete...finished fifth in the university/college 400 hurdles at the Drake Relays in a personal best 51.50...was named the MVC Men's Track Athlete of the Week after winning the 400 hurdles at the Jim Duncan Invitational...placed fourth in 400 hurdles at Tom Botts Invitational...2010 Indoor — Placed third in 400 and ran opening leg on fourth place 4x400 relay at MVC Indoor Championship...won 400 meter dash at UNI-Dome Open and also on winning 4x400 relay...captured fifth in unseeded 400 dash in personal best 49.03 at Iowa State Classic.

2009 Outdoor — Placed sixth in 400 hurdles at MVC Championships...fifth in 400 hurdles at Central Invitational...2009 Indoor  — Ran first leg on 4x400 relay which was fifth in MVC Championship...sixth in 400 at UNI-Dome Open.

Prep Four-year letterwinner in track for Lakes Community High...state qualifier in intermediate hurdles junior and senior year...awarded Athlete of the Year for Lakes Community...also four-year soccer team member...named an Illinois State Scholar.

Personal Finance and management major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...named to 2010-11 MVC Academic Honor Roll...awarded the 2009-10 MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award...member of Student Athlete Advisory Committee...son of Charles and Tammi DeGrave...born May 12, 1990 in Waukegan, Ill.

Personal Bests
200 - 21.57i
400 - 47.97i
400 hurdles - 50.59 (school record)