Johnathon Harper, Texas A&M-Kingsville: 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Field Athlete of the Year

Johnathon Harper was named the National Men’s Field Athlete of the Year. Harper, who hails from Lorena, Texas, won the NCAA DII heptathlon title, scoring 5751 points, a performance that ranks him third in NCAA DII history. His previous personal best of 5451 points was set earlier this season at the Boo Rogers Combined Events. During his championship performance, Harper set a new personal best in the pole vault, clearing 4.95m (16-2¾). Harper competed in two field events at the Lone Star Championships (as well as several track events) and placed third in the pole vault and sixth in the long jump.