|Hometown:||Novi Sad, Serbia|
WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Indoor - At Cougar Indoor won heptathlon with a score of 5,484 points after PRs in the pole vault of 4.80m/15-9i, long jump of 7.04m/23-1 1/4i, and shot put of 13.25m/43-5 3/4i (2/7/15, Pullman)…finished third in the heptathlon at the MPSF Championships with a score of 5,476 points…Outdoor - Finished fifth in the decathlon at the Pac-12 Championships with PRs in the javelin of 47.38m/155-5, and 1500m of 4:28.23…total of 7,416 points is 10th-best in WSU all-time records (5/10/15, Los Angeles)….earlier in year posted 110m hurdles PR of 14.72 at Cougar Invite (4/25/15, Pullman).
FRESHMAN (2013-14): Indoor - Placed third in the heptathlon at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships with a score of 5,503 points which is second-best in WSU all-time records in spite of injuring his leg in the long jump…ran 60m in PR 7.22i, long jumped 6.85m/22-5 3/4i, shot put 12.03m/39-7 3/4i, high jumped 1.91m/6-3 1/4, ran 60m hurdles in time of 8.37i, pole vaulted a PR of 4.75m/15-7, and ran the 1000m in 2:40.94 (3/1/14, Seattle)…Outdoor - At the Pac-12 Championships withdrew from decathlon after first day with a back injury…opening day ran 100m in 11.41, long jumped 6.76m/22-2 1/4, threw shot PR distance of 12.29m/40-4, high jumped 1.87m/6-1 1/2 and ran 400m in 50.32…was in sixth place after first day (5/10/14, Pullman)…PRs in other meets included 14.79w in 110m hurdles and equaled indoor PR in pole vault of 4.75m/15-7 at Jim Click Shootout (4/12/14, Tucson)…high jumped 1.91m/6-3 1/4 at WSU-UW Dual (5/3/14, Pullman).
PRE-WSU CAREER. Graduated from Jovan Jovanović Zmaj High School…member of the Athletic Club Vojvodina…coached by Goran Obradović…at the Junior National Championships won three gold medals in pole vault, silver, bronze, and gold medals in high jump, and silver and bronze medals in 110m hurdles…at the 9th European Athletics U23 Championships at Tampere, Finland (2013), on the Serbian National team, finished 20th in decathlon with 7225 points.
PERSONAL. Born in March 1993, in Novi Sad, Serbia…parents Srécko and Mirjana…two sisters, Milicia and Ana…majoring in general social sciences at WSU.
DODIG’S WSU BESTS [LIFETIME BESTS when better]
60m - 7.22i (2014) [7.32i]
100m - 11.17 (2015) [11.07]
400m - 49.61 (2015) [48.78]
1500m - 4:28.23 (2015) [4:29.90]
110m Hurdles - 14.72 (2015) [14.85]
400m Hurdles - 1:13.08 (2015)
High Jump - 2.02m / 6-7 1/2 (2015) [2.06m / 6-9]
Pole Vault - 4.80m / 15-9i (2015)
Long Jump - 7.04m / 23-1 1/4i (2015)
Shot - 13.25m / 43-5 3/4i (2015)
Discus - 40.54m / 133-0 (2014) [40.83m / 133-11]
Javelin - 47.38m / 155-5 (2015)
Heptathlon - 5,503i pts. (2014)
Decathlon - 7,416 pts. (2015) [7,454 pts.]
PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2015 Decathlon 5th 7,416 points
2014 Decathlon DNF