at NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round
at NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
2014 Indoors: Competed at five meets, all in the pole vault … Placed 13th at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, clearing 14-7 ¼ (4.45 meters) … Nabbed a 10th-place finish at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a height of 14-9 (4.50).
2014 Outdoors: Vaulted at four meets for New Mexico … Opened with a sixth-place clearance of 14-8 (4.47 meters) at the Texas Tech Open … Placed seventh at the Jim Click Shootout with a seventh-place mark of 15-1 (4.60) … Tallied a season-best clearance of 15-1 ½ (4.61) at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, earning runner-up honors.
2013 Indoors: Competed four times in the pole vault ... Posted identical marks at back-to-back twice, starting with clearances of 14-9 (4.50m) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (placing 12th) and the New Mexico Invitational (seventh) ... Duplicated marks of 14-7 1/4 (4.45m) twice in-a-row at the New Mexico Classic (10th) and Don Kirby Open (second).
2013 Outdoors: Vaulted three times, clearing 15 feet once ... Opened at the UTEP Springtime Invitational with a mark of 14-5 1/2 (4.40m), placing 13th ... Won the pole vault at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational with a clearance of 14-7 1/4 (4.45m) ... Surpassed 15 feet at the Air Force Triangular, placing fourth with a vault of 15-1 (4.60m).
2012 Indoors: Competed at five meets, all in the pole vault ... Cleared 15 feet at his first collegiate meet, the NAU Lumberjack Open, tying for 14th ... Posted back-to-back vaults of 14-8 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational and New Mexico Invitational, earning a tie for fourth and a sixth-place finish, respectively ... Tallied a fifth-place clearance of 14-9 at the New Mexico Classic ... At the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, notched a 17th-place tie after vaulting a season-best 15-3.
2012 Outdoors: Vaulted six times, clearing 15 feet every meet ... Opened with a 15-7 mark at the UTEP Springtime Invitational to tie for sixth ... Tallied a 15-9 vault at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, placing fifth ... Won the open and the invitational pole vault at the Brutus Hamilton Open (personal-best 15-11) and Invitational (15-5) ... Placed eighth at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships, reaching 15-9.
Graduated in 2010 from Harlingen High School ... Lettered in track and coached by Harvey Noyola ... District Champion Senior year, jumping 15'3", and also setting his school record ... Fourth at Texas State meetin the pole vault.
Full name is Tyler Dean Jackson ... Born in El Paso, Texas to Chad and Donna Jackson ... Two siblings named Chase and Shelby Jackson ... Favorite athlete is Sergey Bubka and enjoys playing video games and Parkour ... Majoring in Exercise Science.
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol