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    Ellis Gaulden
    Ellis Gaulden
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Tallahassee, Fla.

    Event:
    Jumps

    As a Senior in 2007-08:

    INDOOR: Took home his second BIG EAST title in the high jump competition at the BIG EAST Championships with a height of 2.11 meters also placing sixth in the long jump with a distance of 7.18 meters... Landed in second place in the high jump with a height of 2.05 meters and finished in fourth in the triple jump in 7.02 meters at the New England Championships... At the Giegengack Invitational, won the long jump competition with a distance of 7.28 meters... took home first place in the high jump and sixth place in the long jump with lengths of 2.11 meters and 7.18 meters respectively at the New Balance Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Competed in the Embry Riddle Spike's Classic where he took won both the long and high jump competitions with distances of 6.88 and 2.1 respectively.

    As a Junior in 2006-07:Did not compete.

    As a Sophomore in 2005-06

    INDOOR: Won his first individual title in the high jump at the BIG EAST Championships with a height of 2.12 meters... finished in a tie for second with teammate Marquis Thomas in the high jump at the New England Championships with a jump of 2.06 meters.

    OUTDOOR: Won the high jump with a height of 2.03 meters and took the long jump with a distance of 7.36 meters at the South Florida Invitational.

    As a Freshman in 2004-05:

    INDOOR: Did not compete

    OUTDOOR: Took fourth in the high jump with a height of 1.99 meters as well as placing second in the long jump with a distance of 7.06 meters... Placed third in both the high jump and the long jump with distances of 2.03 meters and 6.94 meters respectively... Placed 11th in the high jump with a height of 2.06 meters at the NCAA East Regional Championships... At the second UConn Invitational, won the high jump with a height of 2.1 meters as well as placing fourth in the long jump with a distance of 6.91 meters.

    High School: Attended Godby High School where he placed second in the state for 2A in both the high jump and the long jump, for the Godby track and field team ... Also helped Godby to a state-wide third place finish in the spring of 2004 in the 4x400 meter relay.

    Personal: Also a member of the UConn football team... A human development and family studies major ... Born on December 1, 1985.