Payton Hirschenberger
Payton Hirschenberger
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Freeland, Mich.
High School: Saginaw Nouvel
Events: Sprints/Jumps
Major: Integrated Physiology and Health Science

College Career

Personal Bests (Year):

200-meter dash: 24.46 seconds (2018)

400-meter dash: 53.52 seconds (2018)

High Jump: 1.72 meters (2018)

Long Jump: 6.50 meters (2018)

Triple Jump: 13.02 meters (2018)

2018 Outdoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Competed in six meets.
  • Named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on April 2 for his victory in the triple jump at the Calvin College Double Dual.
  • Named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on March 26 for his third-place triple jump at the Polar Bear Invitational.
  • Earned three points at the MIAA Outdoor Championships for his long jump performance.
  • Finished in the top three in four triple jump events.

2017-18 Indoor:

  • Competed in seven meets.
  • MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on Feb. 19 for his triple jump performance at GVSU Tune-Up.
  • Finished second among non-NCAA I competition in the triple jump at the Jack Skoog Invitational.
  • Won the triple jump at both the Aquinas College Quad Meet and Little Meet.

2017 Outdoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Competed in six meets.
  • First place in Long Jump at the Jim Cole Scottie Open with a personal-best jump of 6.09 meters.
  • Finished third in Triple Jump at the Charles A. Gray Invitational with a personal-best jump of 12.51 meters.
  • Member of the third-place 4x100-meter team at the Jim Cole Scottie Open.
  • Member of the fourth-place 4x400-meter team at the Charles A. Gray Invitational.

2016-17 Indoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Competed in six meets.
  • A member of the second-place 4x400 meter team at the Jack Skoog Open.
  • Placed third in the triple jump at the Defiance College Invitational.

High School: Graduated from Saginaw Nouvel Catholic Central ... 2-Time Academic All-State ... Played four Varsity sports ... A member of Student Government and National Honor Society

Community Service: Volunteers frequently at his local church as an Usher

Personal: Enjoys reading and playing video games ... He chose Alma College because of his ability to achieve both short and long-term goals as a Scot