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    Jangy Addy     
     
      Jangy Addy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norcross, Ga.

High School:
Norcross

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Event:
Decathlon/110 Hurdles

ADDY ABBREVIATED
High School
Norcross High
Coach Ron Green
Career Bests
Decathlon8,025
Heptathlon (indoor)5,836
UT all-time top-10 list
Four-time All-America
Heptathlon 3rd, 5,836, 2008
60 hurdles 3rd, 7.67, 2008
Decathlon, 5th, 8,025, 2008
55 hurdles, 10th, 7.23, 2008
Decathlon event PRs
10010.58
Long jump24-8 1/4 (7.52)
Shot put55-3 3/4 (16.86)
High jump6-6 (1.98)
40047.50
110 hurdles13.70
Discus157-4 (47.97)
Pole vault14-7 1/4 (4.45)
Javelin192-9 (59.07)
1,5004:58.28
First Day PR4,287
Second Day PR3,723
SEC Results-Indoor
2005-Heptathlon 5,149 (5th)
2006-Heptathlon 5,410 (2nd)
2007-Heptathlon 5,688 (1st)
60 hurdles 7.78 (3rd)
2008-Heptathlon 5,836 (1st)
60 hurdles 7.77 (3rd)
NCAA Results-Indoor
2008-Heptathlon 5,683 (5th)
60 hurdles 7.84 (5th)
SEC Results-Outdoor
2006-Decathlon DNF
2007-Decathlon 7,461 (1st)
2008-Decathlon 8,010 (1st)
110 hurdles 13.78w (7th)
Mideast Regional Results-Outdoor
2008-Shot put Foul
NCAA Results-Outdoor
2007-Decathlon 7,808 (3rd)
2008-Decathlon 7,916 (2nd)

Pronunciation-JAN-jee.

Major-Journalism/electronic media.

2008 Outdoor-Elected team captain with Michael Hogue and Matthieu Pritchett ... Named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Named first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Became just the 62nd American and fifth UT athlete to eclipse the 8,000-point barrier in the decathlon while winning his fourth consecutive SEC multi-events crown (May 15-16) ... His 8,010-point performance at the SEC Outdoor Championships broke Auburn's Hutsell-Rosen Track record and included a collegiate-record run of 13.70, the second-fastest time by an American, in the decathlon 110 hurdles, in addition to school-record marks of 10.58 in the decathlon 100 and 53-6 1/2 in the decathlon shot put ... Joined fellow Vol Aric Long as the only athletes in SEC history to sweep the conference multi-events in two consecutive seasons ... Also contributed points in the 110 hurdles at the conference meet, courtesy of his seventh-place finish in a wind-aided time of 13.78 (May 18) ... Eclipsed the 8,000-point mark again and raised his personal-best decathlon score to 8,025 just six weeks later while finishing sixth at the US Olympic Trials (June 29-30) ... Recorded the highest national finish of his career with a second-place, 7,916-point showing in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 11-12) ... Score included a meet record of 13.74 in the decathlon 110 hurdles and gave him the fourth All-America honor of his career ... Won the decathlon at the Sea Ray Relays with a score of 7,595, breaking the meet record in the decathlon 110 hurdles with his 14.02 clocking (April 9-10) ... Opened his outdoor season with a second-place, 13.73 run in the 110 hurdles and a personal-best 55-3 3/4 in the shot put at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (March 29).

2008 Indoor-Named SEC Field Athlete of the Year ... Won his second straight conference heptathlon title with a personal-best score of 5,836 that ranks third on Tennessee's all-time performance list in the event (Feb. 29-March 1) ... Included in his score was a world-record-tying run of 7.74 in the heptathlon 60 hurdles ... Also scored points in the 60 hurdles at the SEC Indoor Championships with a third-place time of 7.77 (March 2) ... Earned his first indoor All-America honors, courtesy of his fifth-place finish in the 60 hurdles (March 14) and the heptathlon (March 14-15) ... Broke the NCAA meet record for a heptathlon 60 with his 6.84 time ... Moved into a tie for third with UT hurdling legend Willie Gault on Tennessee's all-time performance list with his 7.67 time in the preliminaries of the 60 hurdles and won the college section of the long jump at the New Balance Invitational at the historic Armory in New York City with a personal-best leap of 24-8 1/4 (Feb. 8) ... Moved into a tie for 10th on Tennessee's all-time performance list in the 55 hurdles with his 7.23 clocking at his first meet of the season, the Virginia Tech Invitational (Jan. 11).

2007 Outdoor-Elected team captain with Tyler DeVault and Chris Helwick ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America ... Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... Ranked 10th in the U.S. in the decathlon by Track & Field News following the season ... Won the Most Improved Athlete Award at team banquet ... Was honored with the Captain's Award for serving as captain along with seniors Tyler DeVault and Chris Helwick ... Won his second SEC individual championship by taking top honors in the decathlon with 7,461 points while contributing to Tennessee's team title at the SEC Outdoor Championships (May 10-11) ... Broke school records in the decathlon shot put (53-4 1/2) and 110 hurdles (14.31) during the conference meet ... His time of 14.31 also broke former Vol Lawrence Johnson's 11-year old SEC meet record of 14.45 ... Won five of the 10 events at the SEC meet, including a personal-best mark in the javelin (192-9) ... Earned his first All-America certificate and moved to seventh on Tennessee's all-time list in the decathlon with his third-place, 7,808 finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Finished second in the 110 hurdles in 14.06 at the Smoky Mountain Twilight (May 1).

2007 Indoor-Won his first individual conference title with a 5,688-point performance in the heptathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 23-24) ... Won four events during the conference heptathlon ... His score ranks fourth on Tennessee's all-time list in the heptathlon, just one point behind third ... Recorded his personal-best shot put mark (55-1 1/2) and pole vault clearance (13-7 1/4) during the conference heptathlon ... Also added points in the 60 hurdles with his third-place finish at the conference meet in a personal-best 7.78 clocking, the sixth-fastest time in school history ... Placed fifth in the 60 hurdles at the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 3) ... Finished fourth in the heptathlon at the JRF Challenge after scoring 5,421 points in his first full multievent competition in 11 months (Jan. 26-27) ... Was forced to withdraw from the heptathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships in second place after day one because of an abdominal injury.

2006 Outdoor-Named to U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Battled injuries throughout the outdoor season ... Won the 100 in personal-best time of 10.73 before having to pull out of the Sea Ray Relays decathlon (April 12-13) ... Extended his lifetime-best mark in the shot put to 50-9 1/4 at the Vols' season-opening Hurricane Invitational (March 18) ... Lowered his personal-best times in the 400 (47.50) and the 110 hurdles (14.09) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (April 1) ... Extended his lifetime-best measurements in the discus (154-1) and javelin (181-6) at the Disney World Invitational (March 25) ... Ran the first leg on UT's winning shuttle hurdle relay team at the Disney World Invitational.

2006 Indoor-Extended his personal record in the heptathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships, his only full heptathlon of the season, while earning 5,410 points and a second-place finish (Feb. 24-25)... Recorded his personal best long jump measurement of 23-7 1/2 during the conference heptathlon ... Broke his personal record in the high jump with a leap of 6-4 3/4 while competing at the Virginia Tech Invitational (Feb. 17).

2005 Outdoor-Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Injury cut short his outdoor season ... Competed in one event at the Sea Ray Relays decathlon, notching a shot put mark of 44-11 ... Though he didn't complete a full decathlon during the outdoor season, Addy concentrated on improving his throws, competing in the shot put, discus and javelin ... Extended his career best discus mark of 137-10 to take 10th and neared his best javelin throw with a fourth-place, 162-7 measurement at the Vanderbilt Invitational (April 23) ... Offered up a 46-3 1/4 mark in the shot put and 131-5 distance in the discus at the Gatorade Classic.

2005 Indoor-Authored a solid performance at the SEC Indoor Championships, his first conference meet, after posting a season-best heptathlon score of 5,149 points to place fifth (Feb. 25-26) ... Despite being slowed by injury, Addy persevered to contribute four points to the 17-point haul scored by the Vols' heptathletes at the SEC meet ... Ranked third with a score of 3,008 points after the first four events of the heptathlon at the Penn State National Meet before pulling out of the competition ... Achieved his lifetime-best pole vault clearance of 13-0 3/4 to finish third in the `B' section at the Tennessee All-Comers Meet (Jan. 7).

2004 Indoor and Outdoor-Redshirted ... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Displayed abundant promise and potential as a decathlete during redshirt season ... Finished 11th after scoring 7,129 points (using junior implements) at the IAAF world junior championships in Grosseto, Italy (July 18) against the finest athletes age 19 and younger the world offered ... Struck silver, trailing only teammate Chris Helwick, in the decathlon at the USA junior championships in College Station, Texas after accumulating 7,102 points (using junior implements) ... Finished sixth after tallying 6,938 points in the Sea Ray Relays decathlon while competing unattached (April 8) ... Ran his PR of 14.12 in the 110 hurdles in the Sea Ray Relays decathlon ... Achieved season-best 4,265 points to place 12th while competing unattached at the Clemson Heptathlon (Jan. 31).

High school-Hurdler may also take part in decathlon training for Tennessee ... Owns top high school times of 14.04 in the 110 hurdles and 37.84 in the 300 hurdles ... Placed third at the Georgia high school championships in the 300 hurdles ... Graduate of Norcross High, also the alma mater of four-time decathlon All-America Stephen Harris.

Personal-Full name is Jangy Addy ... Born March 2, 1985 in Sacramento, Calif. ... Also played basketball as a guard/forward at Norcross High ... Family includes mother Mietta Smallwood and sisters Janelle and Kula Addy.

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