Joao Baptista
Joao Baptista
Year: So.
Hometown: Somerville, Mass.
High School: Somerville
Events: Jumps

2017

Outdoor: Placed seventh at Open New England high jump (5/13/17)...placed seventh at New England DIII Championship high jump (5/6/2017)...LEC Champion in high jump with personal best jump of 6'7" (2.01m) as well as finishing third with long jump of 21' 6 1/4"(6.56m)...Won AIC Yellowjacket Invitational (high jump) on 4/8/2017

Indoor: Tied for fifth place in high jump at New England DIII (2/18/2017)...LEC Champion is high jump and fourth in long jump (2/11/2017)...Cleared seasonal best 6'6" (1.98m) to place second at Tufts Stampede (1/28/2017)

2016

Outdoor: Placed sixth at New England DIII Championships in high jump (5/7/16)...Placed third at LEC Championships in high jump (1.93m, 6'4") and fifth in long jump (6.30, 20'8)

Indoor: Placed 4th at New England DIII Championships in high jump (2/20/16)...Finished as runner up at LEC Championships in high jump (2/13/16)....finished 5th at Sorlien Invitational in long jump (1/15/16)

Personal/High School: Participated in both indoor and outdoor track and field while a student at Somerville HS...was 2014 Eastern Mass DI outdoor high jump champion and runner-up in 2015...Coached by Dave Dickerson....Parents (Girlene and Joao Baptista)...Sister (Melissa)...Crime and Justice Major