2012 OUTDOOR Best performance in high jump of the season came at the Baker Relays (3/24), placing second overall while clearing a season-best mark of 2.01 meters (6-07.00 ft.)... Finished fifth at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational (4/27) with his clearance of 1.97 meters (6-05.50 ft.)... Took seventh at the Arkansas Twilight (5/4) after clearing a mark of 1.97 meters (6-5.50 ft.).
2012 INDOOR Notched a top clearance of 2.00 meters (6-06.75 ft.) twice on the season, the first coming at the Bill Easton Classic (1/7) in a fourth-place finish, and the second at the Jayhawk Classic (1/27) where he finished ninth... Competed at the New Balance Invitational (2/4) in New York, earning an eighth-place finish with his top height of 1.94 meters (6-04.50 ft.).
HIGH SCHOOL 2011 Kansas 6A state champion in the high jump... Jumped under head coach Steve Heffernan, a KU track & field alumnus, at Lawrence Free State HS... Set a Lawrence Free State record with a mark of 6-05 ft... Placed seventh in the high jump at the Kansas state championships as a junior... Member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL Son of Chuck and Lisa Hoag... Has three siblings: Taylor (23), Chase (21) and Courtney (16)... Grandfather, Charlie, competed in football and track for KU and was a member of the 1952 NCAA Champion basketball team... Father, Chuck, and mother, Lisa, each attended KU... Majoring in sports management.