Daiquain Watson
Daiquain Watson
Year: So.
Hometown: Altoona, Pa.
High School: Altoona Area
Major: Natural Science
Events: Jumps

2019 Outdoor (Sophomore): Finished as the runner-up in the long jump with a leap of 6.82m...placed sixth in the high jump clearing a season-best height of 1.94m...took ninth in the triple jump with a mark of 13.00m at the Horizon League Championships...had season-best marks of 13.40m in the triple jump and 6.96m in the long jump both coming at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational. 

2019 Indoor (Sophomore): Won the long jump with a mark of 7.15m...placed third in the triple jump with a distance of 14.11m...took seventh in the high jump after clearing a mark of 1.91m at the Horizon League Championships. 

2018 Outdoor (Freshman): Placed third in the high jump with a height of 1.98m...was fourth in the long jump with a distance of 7.20m...took fifth place in the triple jump with 13.69m at the Horizon League Championships.

2018 Indoor (Freshman): Finished first in the long jump with 7.11m...placed fourth in triple jump with 13.72m...placed fourth in high jump with 1.78m at the Horizon League Championships.

High School: Became Altoona Area's first athlete to place in three events at the State Championships at the indoor meet...was a standout in the jumping events competing in the long, triple and high jumps...at the 2017 Pennsylvania AAA meet was 17th in the high jump (6-0)...had an outdoor best of 6-4 in the high jump...best leap in the triple jump was 44-11 and best in the long jump was 22-5.25...at the 2017 PTFCA Indoor State Championships was sixth in the high jump (6-4), sixth in the long jump (22-0) and seventh in the triple jump (44-9.25)...had a best high jump of 6-6 and long jump of 22-0.25 during the indoor slate...as a junior was 16th at the state outdoor meet in the high jump...coach was Mike Adams.

Personal: Mother is Tiffany Watson...has two sisters and a brother...academic interest is exercise science.