15 total Crimson Tide athletes qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships
Career Bests Long jump - 23-2 Triple jump - 50-11
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Earned All-America honors with a sixth-place finish in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships, posting a career-best effort of 52-2 1/2 (15.91 meters) ... finished 12th in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary, with a jump of 15.35m to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... finished fifth at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 50-4 1/2 ... jumped 50-2 3/4 at the Drake Relays while finishing 9th in the triple jump ... finished 3rd at the LSU Alumni Gold in the triple jump with a mark of 49-6 1/4 ... set a PR in the triple jump at the Spec Towns Invitational with a mark of 50-11 and finished 2nd ... jumped to a 11th place finish in the long jump with a mark of 21-9 at the Spec Towns Invitational ... competed in the high jump at the Crimson Tide Invitational, finishing 3rd with a mark of 49-6 1/4 - also jumped in the long jump setting a mark of 23-2 placing 3rd ... set a mark of 48-10 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and finished fourth ... placed second in the triple jump at the John Mitchell Alabama Relays with a leap of 49-10 1/2, a personal best.
2013 Indoor Season Finished 14th in the triple jump with a mark of 49-3 at the SEC Championships ... competed in the triple jump at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a mark of 48-7 ½ ... jumped a 48-5 ¼ in the triple jump at the Auburn Invitational, finishing fifth ... in first collegiate meet, set a PR in the triple jump with a jump of 49-5 ¾ and placed third at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.
Prep and Personal Was Reading High School's track and field most valuable performer in 2010 and 2011 ... helped lead Reading to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) state championship in 2011 and the New Balance national championship in 2011 ... a member of the 2011 United States team for the Youth World Championships in which he posted a 48-6 mark in the triple jump ... coached by Lovell Butler at Reading High School ... began competing in track and field at age 14 ... oldest of four children ... son of Michelle Gordon ... born June 17, 1994, in Reading, Pa.