2004-05: Recorded another stellar season capturing All-Conference USA Indoor honors for a third-place finish in the heptathlon at the C-USA Championships ... Scored a school-record 5,068 points ... Notched a second-place finish in the heptathlon at the UNI invitational ... Tallied six other top-five finishes in indoor competition ... Posted a third-place finish in the decathlon at the C-USA Outdoor championships to earn his second all-conference honor of the year while recording a season-best javelin throw (182-6) ... Recorded a school-record decathlon score (6,852) at the at the Drake relays ... Earned his lone decathlon win at the Big Blue Classic with a score of 6,056 ... Also competed in the 200m, 110m hurdles in the spring.
2003-04: Placed sixth in the Decathlon at the C-USA Championships with a score of 6,405, a personal best.
2002-03: Established a Freshman Record in the Heptathlon with his 4,182 pts. at the C-USA Indoor Championships where he finished sixth.
High School: Took fifth in the 400m at the 2002 State Championship meet ... Member of the 2002 Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Championship team ... Personal best in the 100m was 10.7 and in the 400m was 49.3 ... Personal best in the 200m was 22.0 ... Captain of Track and Field team as a senior ... Coached as a Crusader by John Gabelbauer and Bill Affeldt.
Personal: Born on November 9, 1983 ... Son of James Piekarski and Jackie Cummings ... Also lettered in basketball and football where he was team captain.