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Jon Hendershot
Jon Hendershot


Nazareth, Pa.

High School:
Nazareth Area




Nittany Lion Track and Field Teams Finish Successful Weekend During Split Competition

Penn State's next action will come at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Feb. 28 and March 1


White Team Claims Blue-White Intrasquad Meet

Nittany Lions to open indoor campaign Jan. 11 at Penn State Relays


Hendershot Ties School Record at Jim Thorpe

Nittany Lions play host to final home competition of outdoor season


Nittany Lions Win 17 Events at Bucknell

Women's Track and Field brings home team title at Team Challenge


Creese, Kidder, and Loxsom Post Big Ten Victories

Nittany Lions turn in third-place finish at Big Ten Indoor Championships

Hendershot's TFRRS Profile

On the National Stage ... || 2013 Outdoor || Finished 16th at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round with a clearance of 7-0.25 (2.14) - just shy of advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Championships. || 2012 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round in the high jump.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Outdoor || Finished sixth in the high jump. || 2013 Indoor || Cleared 6-11 (2.11) to finish sixth overall. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed 16th in the high jump. || 2012 Indoor || Scored an eighth-place finish with a cleared of 6-9.50 (2.07). || 2011 Outdoor || Just missed a scoring finish in the high jump, placing ninth overall with a clearance of 6-7 (2.01). || 2011 Indoor || Cleared 6-8.25 (2.04) to tie for eighth place in his first-career Big Ten appearance.

In the Field ... || 2013 Outdoor || Tied a long-standing Penn State record with a clearance of 7-3.25 (2.22) at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Picked up a victory at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Finished third at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, and fourth at the Crimson Tide Invitational at Alabama. || 2013 Indoor || Cleared a lifetime-indoor best 7-0.50 (2.15) to take top honors at the Penn State Relays ... Was named Big Ten Athlete of the Week for this efforts ... Finished third at both the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup and the SPIRE D-I Invitational. || 2012 Outdoor || Top effort was second at the Jim Thorpe Invitational, where he cleared a season-best 6-11.50 (2.12)i ... Also placed second at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... Finished third at the Jim Click Shootout, clearing 6-10.75 (2.10) ... Finished sixth at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational, and seventh at the LSU Invitational. || 2012 Indoor || Won the high jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a lifetime-best 7-00.25 (2.14) ... Finished second at the Penn State Relays, and fifth at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2011 Outdoor || Finished second at the Jim Thorpe Open via a career-best jump of 6-9.75 (2.08) ... Enjoyed top five finishes at both the Auburn War Eagle Classic and Jesse Owens Classic, taking fourth at Auburn, and fifth in Columbus ... Finished 12th at Florida Relays, and 13th in the "Eastern" section at Penn Relays. || 2011 Indoor || Cleared a season-best 6-8.75 (2.05) to place fifth at the Penn State National ... Earned runner-up honors at the Akron Invitational ... Placed fourth at the Penn State Relays, and fifth at the Nittany Lion Challenge.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Won the District 11 title in the high jump as a senior ... Would go on to finish sixth in the event at the PIAA Outdoor Championships ... Runner-up at the indoor state meet, clearing a personal-indoor best 6-6 ... Cleared his outdoor career best, 6-8, to win the ASD Invitational during senior campaign. || Personal || Born November 12, 1991 ... Son of Dennis and Lynne Hendershot ... Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
High Jump 7-0.50(2.15) 7-3.25(2.22)
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