Danny Yeager
Danny Yeager
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Altos, CA
High School: Los Altos HS
Events: High Jump / Decathlon
Experience: 3Y

2016 -- Opened the season with a long jump of 20 feet, 3 inches at the Big West Double Dual at UC Riverside on March 12, and added a discus mark of 96’ 4” ... also competed at the Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 26, posting a shot put mark of 33’ 4” ... made the Big West Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for academics.

2015 -- Joined the Mustang multi-event contingent for the Big West Championships, compiling a ninth-place score of 6,054 points at UC Riverside over May 8-9 ... his performance at the conference finals included a PR in the high jump: 6 feet, 5.5 inches (the best among all decathletes) ... earned a high jump win at the Blue-Green Rivalry dual meet against UC Santa Barbara at Westmont College on May 2, clearing 6’ 4.75” ... also earned a spot on the Big West All-Academic Team.

2014 -- Posted the squad’s second-best high jump clearance all spring, at 6 feet, 4.75 inches, vs. UCSB at home on May 3 ... also added a season-best long jump mark of 21’ 8.25” at the 32nd annual Cal Poly Invite on March 29, when he helped the Mustangs sweep CSU Bakersfield, Fresno State and Pepperdine.

Prep -- At Los Altos High School, his PRs included: 11.57 seconds in the 100-meter dash, 22.84 in the 200m, 50.80 in the 400m, 14.99 in the 110m hurdles, 38.51 in the 300m hurdles, 55.63m in the 400m hurdles, 6’ 6.75” in the high jump, 21’ 4.25” in the long jump, and a score of 6,113 points in the decathlon ... advanced to the CIF State Championships in the high jump as a junior ... was a Commended Student and AP scholar.

Personal -- Born on Nov. 17, 1994 in Mountain View ... son of Joe and Katy ... has a brother, Brian, and a sister, Sarah ... also belongs to the Cal Poly Rock Climbing Club ... majors in computer science.