Updated July 28, 2011
2010-11: Earned NCAA Second Team All-American honors...NCAA National Qualifier with a 11th place finish in the discus throw...All-MVC honoree in the discus throw...Notched four first place finishes in the discus throw during the outdoor season...Placed second in the discus throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships.
2009-10: Garnered NCAA All-American status with an eighth place finish...Qualified for the NCAA Regionals and NCAA Championships in the discus...Won the 2009 MVC Outdoor Championships in the discus with a throw of 180-07, which is the fourth longest throw in Saluki history...Placed 13th out of 30 student-athletes at the NCAA Mideast Regional...Finished third or better in every discus event in the outdoor season and won two meets...Competed in just one indoor event where he finished fourth in the weight throw at the Saluki Fast Start.
2008-09: NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier in the discus...Set a personal best of 174-03 in the discus...Saw action in six indoor meets and eight outdoor meets...Posted five Top 10 indoor finishes, placing a season-best sixth in the weight throw at the McDonald's Invitational...Finished in the Top 10 on 11 occasions during the outdoor season...Best outdoor finish was third in the discus on three separate times.
High School: Named Gatorade Rookie of the Year as a freshman...Earned best field event award as a freshman and sophomore...Named MVP as a junior and senior...Won the Steve Becker Award for achievements as a student-athlete during his senior year...Set a personal best of 175-02 in the discus throw as a senior...Finished fourth in the state in the discus that year, as well.
Personal: Full name is Jacob Laurence Deiters...Majors in architecture...Born July 21, 1989...Son of Larry and Darla Deiters.