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Markus Miller
Position: High Jump
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alamogordo, N.M.
High School: Alamogordo HS
Experience: 3 Years

NEW MEXICO

2014 Indoors: Competed at six meets, all in the high jump … Opened with a third-place clearance of 6-6 ¾ (2.00 meters) at the Lobo Collegiate Invitational … Tied for ninth at the Cherry & Silver Invitational with a height of 6-8 ¾ (2.05) … Cleared 6-6 ¾ (2.00) at the New Mexico Team Invitational, tying for seventh … Reached 6-6 (1.98) at back-to-back meets, placing 20th at the New Mexico Classic and 13th at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational … Tied for fourth at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, clearing 6-6 ¾ (2.00).

2014 Outdoors: Saw action in the high jump at six meets … Cleared 6-4 ¾ (1.95 meters) at three straight meets, placing seventh at both the Jim Click Shootout and Brutus Hamilton Challenge and tying for 12th at the Beach Invitational … Reached 6-5 (1.96) at back-to-back meets, earning runner-up honors at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational and scoring a seventh-place finish at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships.

2013 Indoors: Competed at six meets, including five in the high jump ... Opened the season with a 13th-place mark of 6-4 1/4 (1.94m) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... Took third at the New Mexico Invitational with a strong personal record of 6-8 1/4 (2.04m) ... Cleared 6-2 3/4 (1.90m) at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, placing 14th ... Finished second at the Don Kirby Open with a mark of 6-6 3/4 (2.00m) ... Tied for fifth at the Mountain West Invitational with a mark of 6-5 (1.96m) ... Also ran once in the 60-meter dash, placing 32nd with a time of 7.35*.

2013 Outdoors: Participated at six meets, five times in the high jump ... Tied for 10th in the high jump at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, clearing 6-1 1/2 (1.87m) ... Claimed a second-place tie at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, surpassing 6-4 (1.93m) ... Nabbed a tie for fourth at the Air Force Triangular, clearing 6-2 3/4 (1.90m) ... Also long jumped at the Air Force Triangular, placing seventh with a mark of 20-8 3/4 (6.32m) ... Showed consistency while reaching 6-5 (1.96m) at back-to-back meets in California (the Beach and Brutus Hamilton invitationals), tying for 11th each time ... Scored at the Mountain West Championships with a mark of 6-6 3/4 (2.00m) that placed sixth.

2012 Indoors: Competed in the high jump six times, breaking 6 feet each time ... Opened with a 6-6 mark at the NAU Lumberjack Invitational, placing 6th ... Posted a career-best clearance of 6-6 3/4 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, earning a tie for eighth ... Won the high jump at the New Mexico Invitational with a near-PR of 6-6 1/4 ... Posted identical marks of 6-4 1/4 at the New Mexico Classic and Mountain West Championships, tying for 16th and placing 11th, respectively.

2012 Outdoors: High jumped four times, registering marks above 6 feet three times ... Posted a season-best at the season-opening UTEP Springtime Invitational, placing 5th ... Lept 6 3/4 at the UTEP Invitational to place 15th ... Tied for 19th at the MW Outdoor Championships, clearing 6-3 1/4.

HIGH SCHOOL

Lettered in the track for coach Henry Spillers ... New Mexico 5A District 3 Champion in high jump ... All-State and state qualifier ... Jumped 6'4" in the high jump, 21'8" in the long jump, and ran 49.78 in the 400m his junior year ... Jumped 6'8" in the high jump, 21'7" in the long jump, and ran 49.7 in the 400m ... Also lettered in football.

PERSONAL

Full name is Markus Austin Charles Miller ... Son of Sandra Miller and Lathan Lee ... Has one brother, Zachary Bednarcyk ... Hobbies include running and playing video games ... Favorite food is pizza ... Favorite athlete is Michael Johnson ... Major is exercise science.

PERSONAL BESTS

Indoor
High Jump: 6-8 3/4 (2.05m)

Outdoor
High Jump: 6-6 3/4 (2.00m)

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

• Academic All-Conference, 2012-14


* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol

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