Personal Bests (as of June 2017):
All-BIG EAST (indoor and outdoor high jump)
BIG EAST Champion (indoor and outdoor high jump)
Indoor (Fr.): Notched first place in high jump at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a leap of 2.15 meters (7-.5 feet), an indoor personal best ... Also won the high jump title at the Wisocnsin SHELL Shocker with a 2.05-meter leap (6-8.75 feet) ... Took second at the 2016 Blue & Gold Invitational with a jump measuring 2.09 meters (6-10.25 feet) ... Placed third at the John Tierney Classic (2.05 meters/6-8.75 feet).
Outdoor (Fr.): Won the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships men's high jump title with a leap of 2.15 meters (7-.5 feet) to qualify for the NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round ... Took first place at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge with a personal-best leap of 2.17 meters (7-1.5 feet) ... Notched second place at both the Illinois Twilight (2 meters/6-6.75 feet) and Wisconsin Alumni Classic (2.11 meters/6-11 feet).
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in track and basketball at Michigan City High School ... Won the state title as a senior with personal-best 7-foot jump and his team tied for second place overall ... Won the Midwest Meet of Champions with another jump of 7 feet ... His marks tied for the 15th-best jump in the U.S.
Personal: Armstrong was born in Milwaukee, Wis. and is the son of Dawnn Bell ... Has three siblings, Erica, Lacora and Dannie ... Plans to study business finance.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
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