Eric Wicks
Eric Wicks
Height: 6-0
Weight: 150
Year: JR
Hometown: Marlborough, Mass.
High School: St. John's HS
Events: Jumps
Major: Education

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • High Jump: 2.10m (2016-17 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • High Jump: 2.07m (2017-18 at IC4A Championship)
    • Long Jump: 7.00m (2017-18 at Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2017 Outdoor A-10 Champion (High Jump)
  • 1x A-10 Outdoor Rookie of the Week (May 2, 2017)
  • 2017 A-10 Indoor All-Rookie Team

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the high jump (1.92m) and sixth in the long jump (6.30m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the high jump (2.04m) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Finished second in the high jump (2.04m) and 14th in the long jump (6.82m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished fifth in the high jump (2.05m) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
    • Won the long jump (6.71m) and finished third in the high jump (2.00m) at the Holy Cross Classic.
    • Finished sixth in the high jump (1.97m) and the long jump (7.00m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Finished fifth in the high jump (2.07m) and 25th in the long jump (6.44m) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the high jump (1.98m) at the Husky Indoor Invitational.
    • Finished third in the high jump (1.99m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished second in the high jump (2.05m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Placed second in the high jump (2.04m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished second in the high jump (1.97m) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished second in the high jump (2.09m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
    • Finished seventh in the high jump (2.05m) at the IC4A Indoor Championship.

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the high jump (1.95m) at the UNH Meet.
    • Placed seventh in the high jump (1.88m) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished second in the high jump (2.00m) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Won the high jump (2.03m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Won the high jump (1.97m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished eighth in the high jump (1.96m) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Won the high jump (2.10m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 10th in the high jump (1.95m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Won the high jump (1.99m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished fifth in the high jump (1.94m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed 15th in the high jump (1.94m) at the New England Championship.

High School

  • Attended St. John's High School.
  • Earned six letters between indoor and outdoor track and field.
  • Outdoor track captain his senior year.
  • Indoor track team was Tri-County League Champions his senior year.

Personal

  • Son of Borden and Julie Wicks.
  • Has a sister, Haley.
  • Favorite team is the Boston Celtics.
  • Chose URI over UNH, Assumption, and UMass Lowell.