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James Pagana
James Pagana

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Selinsgrove, Pa.

High School:
Selinsgrove Area

Position:
Jumps

Experience:
SR


Pagana's Nittany Lion Resume ...
* NCAA Regional Qualifier * Big Ten Scorer

Personal Bests

Indoors
Long Jump: 22-4.25 (6.81)
Triple Jump: 50-0.50 (15.25)

Outdoors
Long Jump: 21-4 (6.50)
Triple Jump: 51-4.25 (15.65)

On the National Stage ...
|| 2008 Outdoor || Placed 11th in the triple jump with a leap of 50-5.25 (15.37) at the NCAA East Regional Championships. || 2007 Outdoors || Finished 24th in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional Championships.

At the Big Ten Championships ...
|| 2008 Outdoor || Took fourth place in the triple jump with a PR performance of 51-4.25 (15.65). || 2008 Indoor || Posted a sixth-place effort in the triple jump, with an indoor-best 50-0.50 (15.25). || 2007 Outdoors || Placed fifth in the triple jump at the conference meet, posting a PR 50-6 (15.39), which was also the best mark by a Lion all season. || 2007 Indoors || Scored an eighth-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 49-5.75 (15.08) ... Also competed in the long jump, finishing 13th. || 2006 Outdoors || Finished 11th in the triple jump. || 2006 Indoors || Posted an eighth-place finish in the triple jump with a then PR leap of 47-9.75 (14.57).

In the Field ...
|| 2008 Outdoor || Won the triple jump at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Placed second at the Oregon Pepsi Challenge ... Finished sixth at the Sun Angel Classic. || 2008 Indoor || Placed fourth at the Virginia Tech Elite meet and 18th at the Tyson Invitational. || 2007 Outdoors || Finished third at the Penn State Open ... Took fourth in the triple jump at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Placed fifth in the triple jump at the Auburn Tiger Classic ... Competed in both horizontal jumps at the Stanford Invitational. || 2007 Indoors || Finished third in the triple jump at the Penn State Open and Penn State Relays, and sixth at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Placed 11th in the triple jump and 14th in the long jump at the New Balance Invitational. || 2006 Outdoors || Finished third in the triple jump at the Jim Thorpe Invitational, and fourth at the Penn Invitational ... Placed fourth in the triple jump and fifth in the long jump at the Nittany Lion Relays. || 2006 Indoors || Finished seventh in the triple jump at the Penn State Relays ... Took fifth in the same event at the PSU/UConn/Princeton Tri-Meet ... Placed ninth at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.

|| High School ||
Three-time District IV champion, winning the triple jump during both his junior and senior seasons, and the long jump as a senior ... Also competed in the high jump in high school ... District record holder in the triple jump (45-4) ... Finished seventh in the triple jump at the PIAA Championships as a senior.

|| Personal ||
Son of Charles and Maureen Pagana ... Born March 13, 1987 ... Pre-Med major.

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