Derrick Spight
Derrick Spight

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Warren Central HS

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
01/02/1991



04/29/2012

Boilermakers Wrap Up Penn Relays, Purdue Open

Purdue will compete again next Friday at Indiana.

04/19/2012

Track & Field Hosts Dave Rankin Invite And Alumni Weekend

Nine teams and over 400 athletes will compete in this weekend's meet.

04/12/2012

Track & Field Heads To Jesse Owens Track Classic

Purdue is among 66 teams competing in this weekend's meet.

03/22/2012

Boilers Open Outdoor Season At SEC/Big Ten Challenge

The Boilermakers have had great weather to prepare in the weeks before the meet.

02/25/2012

Eber Wins, Bunch Runner-Up On Day One At Big Tens

Fifteen Boilers Set PRs On Friday At Conference Championships.

2010 (REDSHIRT)
Did not compete during his initial year at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Warren Central High School; four-time high school All-American in the high jump, earning indoor and outdoor honors as a senior; won the 2009 Indiana State High School Championship in the high jump, clearing seven feet; three-time county, regional and conference champion and four-time sectional champion; set the Warren Central record at 7'0".

PERSONAL
Derrick L. Spight was born Jan. 2, 1991, in Indianapolis, Ind.; is the son of Derrick and Sanbria Spight; has one brother, Devon, and one sister, Santia; enjoys playing basketball and watching movies; intends to major in liberal arts.