MINERS

Mickael Hanany
 Mickael Hanany

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cergy, France

High School:
M. de Flanolres

Last College:
SMU

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 184

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
03/25/1983

04/10/2014

Miners to Host Last Outdoor Home Meet of 2014

The UTEP track and field team will take the track one last time at home as they host the UTEP Invitational.

05/17/2008

CUSA Track & Field Finals

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

05/16/2008

CUSA Track and Field Championship

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miner Nuggets: Seven-time NCAA All-American, earning six honors while at UTEP and one at SMU ... joined UTEP after SMU dropped its men's program following the 2004 season ... ranked 19th in the world during the 2006 season in the outdoor high jump with a personal best of 7-6 1/2 (2.30) ... has won 15 conference titles at UTEP winning the long jump, triple jump and high jump 2007 indoor and 2006 indoor and outdoor C-USA Championships and the 2005 indoor and outdoor WAC Championships ... had the Performance of the Meet and was the High Point Award winner at both 2006 C-USA Championships ... gained the High Point and Outstanding Performer awards at both 2005 WAC Championships ... indoors, ranks third in the school record books in the high jump (2.24; 7-4 1/4) and sixth in the long jump (7.68;25-2 1/2) ... outdoors, ranks second in the high jump (2.30; 7-6 3/4), third in the long jump (7.89; 25-10 3/4) and fifth in the triple jump (16.39; 53-9 1/4) ... Academic All-American by the USTFCCCA in 2006 ... named the 2006 USTFCCCA Mountain Region's Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Year.

2007 (Senior): Indoor: Earned his sixth career All-America honor with after tying for eighth in the high jump at the NCAA Championships ... he leaped 7-0 1/4 (2.14) ... named the Mountain Region's Indoor Field Athlete of the Year ... C-USA High Point Award Winner, in addition to the Performance of the Meet, after claiming the high jump, triple jump and long jump at the league championships to help the Miners to a second-place showing ... topped the field in the long jump at the Lobo Invite with a provisional qualifying distance of 24-9 1/4 (7.55) ... won the high jump as well on the strength of clearing 7-3 (2.21) ... placed second in the triple jump with a NCAA provisional qualifying distance of 51-0 (15.54) at the Husker Invitational ... also took fourth in the high jump at the same competition. 2006 (Junior): Outdoor: USTFCCCA Mountain Region Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year ... competed in the high jump at the 19th European Championships on Aug. 7 ... France's national champion in the high jump, winning the event on July 22 with a mark of 7-4 1/2 (2.25) ... ninth in the high jump at the European Cup Super League on June 28 ... gained All- America honors in the long jump and the high jump at the NCAA Championships ... fourth in the long jump with a wind-aided (+2.5) personal best of 25-10 3/4 (7.89) ... sixth in the high jump (2.20; 7-2 1/2) ... sixth in the long jump (7.76; 25-5 1/2) and tied for sixth in the high jump (2.16; 7-1) at the NCAA Midwest Regional .... C-USA High Point Award Winner and had the Performance of the Meet, winning the high jump, triple jump and long jump at the C-USA Championships ... set a PR of 7-6 1/2 (2.30) and a wind aided (+2.3) 53-9 1/4 (16.39) in the triple jump at the conference meet ... won the special final of the high jump at the Drake Relays, marking 7-2 1/2 (2.20) ... was also fourth in the long jump at the Drake Relays ... meet champion in the high jump (2.26; 7-5) at the UTEP Invitational and was named the C-USA Athlete of the Week for his performance ... took titles in the high jump (2.25; 7-4 1/2) and the triple jump (15.18; 49-9 3/4) at the Springtime Invitational. Indoor: USTFCCA Mountain Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year ... C-USA's Indoor Athlete of the Year ... fourth at the NCAA Championships in the high jump (2.23; 7-3 3/4) to gain All-America honors ... C-USA champion in the high jump (PR 2.24; 7-4 1/4), long jump (7.17;23-6 1/4) and triple jump (15.47; 50-9 1/4) and earned the High Point Award, as well as had the Performance of the Meet ... high jump gold medalist with a leap of 7-3 3/4 (2.23) at the Iowa State Classic on Feb. 11 and was named the C-USA Athlete of the Week for his performance ... fourth in the high jump at the Husker Invitational on Feb. 4.

2005 (Sophomore): Outdoor: Competed in the high jump at the 2005 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland ... placed eighth in the high jump at the European Junior Championships ... ninth in the event at the Mediterranean Games ... fourth in the event at the Pre-European Championships ... NCAA runner-up in the high jump at the 2005 NCAA Championships, leaping 7-5 (2.26) ... eighth in both the high jump and long jump at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... conference High Point Award winner and Most Outstanding Athlete at the WAC Championships, becoming the first league athlete to win the long jump, triple jump and high jump ... fourth in the long jump (7.65/25-1 1/4) and fifth in the special high jump (2.10/6-10 3/4) at the Drake Relays ... established his high jump personal best of 7-5 3/4 (2.28) to win the Spira Invitational on April 16 ... fifth in the section A final of the long jump (7.61/24-11 3/4) and tied for ninth in the section A final of the high jump (2.15/7-0 1/2) at the Texas Relays ... opened the season taking third in the long jump at the Springtime Invitational on April 2. Indoor: NCAA All-American, placing fifth in the high jump at the NCAA Championships on March 13 ... WAC Outstanding Performer and High Point Award winner after sweeping the high jump, long jump and triple jump at the conference championships, becoming the first athlete in league history to do so ... silver medalist in the high jump with a season-best 7-3 3/4 (2.23) at the ISU Classic ... also 10th in the long jump at the ISU Classic ... gold medalist in the triple jump at the Husker Invitational on Feb. 5 with a provisional distance of 51-1 1/2 (15.58) ... winner of the high jump (2.21/7-3) at the Texas Tech Six Way on Jan. 22.

2004 (Freshman @SMU): Outdoor: Competed in the high jump at six competitions following the conclusion of the NCAA season ... cleared 7-3 1/4 (2.22) on June 26 at a meet in Villenueve ... jumped a season-best 7-3 3/4 (2.23) to take fourth in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... helped SMU finish tied for fourth in the country ... leaped 7-2 1/4 (2.19) to take third at the NCAA Midwest Regional on May 28 ... third at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 6-10 3/4 (2.10) ... placed fifth at the Mt. Sac Relays with a clearance of 7-1 1/2 (2.17) ... took 12th in the section A final of the Texas Relays. Indoor: Tenth in the high jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a mark of 7-1 1/2 (2.17) ... co-WAC Freshman of the Year at the WAC Indoor Championships ... second in the high jump (2.18/7-1 3/4) and third in the triple jump (15.35/50-4 1/2) at the conference indoor championships ... had a season-best mark of 7-2 1/2 (2.20) at the Razorback Invitational on Feb. 13.

Before UTEP: Gained extensive international experience prior to joining the college ranks ... seventh at the 2003 European Championships in the high jump, leaping 2.21 (7-3) ... competed in the event at the 2002 IAAF World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica, and the 2002 European Championships ... third in the high jump at the 2001 European Junior Championships with a mark of 7-2 1/4 (2.19) ... seventh in the high jump at the 2000 IAAF World Junior Championships ... competed for the CA Ermont and the Athl 95s ... coached by Claude Michot ... jumped 7-4 1/4 (2.24) by taking second at the 2003 French National Championships ... fourth at the 2003 French Indoor National Championships and the gold medalist in the high jump at the 2003 French National Junior Championships ... fourth in the long jump at the 2003 junior championships ... third at the 2002 French Indoor National Championships ... set the French national junior record with a leap of 7-3 3/4 (2.23) on Feb. 3, 2002 ... third in the triple jump at the 2002 French National Junior Championships ... took the gold in the high jump in a meet versus Poland in August of 2002 ... also competed in the 60 hurdles at the 2001 French National Indoor Championships ... has been clearing seven feet since he was 17. Personal: Full name is Mickael Christian Hanany ... majoring in biology ... son of Valere and Gilberte Hanany ... has one sister (Stephanie) ... born March 25, 1983, in Vitry Sur Seine, France.

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