Logan Markuson  
Logan Markuson


Maple Park, Ill.

High School:
Kaneland HS


2013 Season- Indoor: Finished third on pole vault at the Bill Vergan Invitational with a mark of 16-00 3/4 (4.90m)• took third on pole vault at the Northwest Open with a mark of 15-06 1/4 (4.73). Outdoor: Finished second on pole vault at the Iowa Musco Invitational with a mark of 16-0-00 (4.91m)• finished second at the Hamline Unsaintly• took third at the Hamiline Invitational in the pole vault with a height of 16-00.75 (4.90m)• Academic All-Big Ten.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships with a mark of 4,917 points • placed second in the heptathlon at the Jack Johnson Classic (4,737) • finished third in the 60-meter hurdles at the Northwest Open with a time of 8.69 • finished fourth in the Pole vault at the Bethel Invite with a height of 15-7 (4.75m). Outdoor: Big Ten Championships competitor in the decathlon (6,424) • competed in the decathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays with a mark of 6,583 • won the pole vault at the Drake Alternate (16-5 1/4) and the Bolstorff Twilight (15-9 3/4) • placed second at the Hamline Invite (16-2 3/4) • finished fourth in the 400 meters at the Bolstorff Twilight with a time of 50.60 • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season: Redshirted the Indoor and Outdoor seasons

High School: A 2010 graduate of Kaneland High School • high school coach was Eric Baron • two-time Illinois Class 2A state champion • part of the first-place 4x400m relay in 2010 • the 2009 300m intermediate hurdles champion with a state-record time of 38.57 • finished fourth in the 300m IH, fifth in the 110m high hurdles, and seventh in pole vault in 2010 • 2010 Western Sun Conference champion in the 300IH, pole vault, and 4x400m relay • All-Western Sun Conference honoree in 2009 and 2010 • senior athlete of the year • also lettered in football one year and cross country three years • high honor roll student.

Personal: Born July 6, 1992 • plans to major in electrical engineering • son of Jay and Melanie Markuson • has a younger brother, Jay • father, Jay, ran track at Western Illinois • enjoys playing pool and listening to music.