Hicks Sweeps 100 & 200 Meters, Sets 200m School Record
**School record holder in outdoor high jump (6-10 ¾) and No. 2 in Bucknell history in indoor high jump (6-10 ¼); Ranks fourth in outdoor pole vault (15-9) and ninth in indoor pole vault (15-3); Ranks No. 2 in heptathlon (4,826).**
2009-10: [Indoors] At the Patriot League Championships, placed third in the high jump (6-8 ¼) and the pole vault (15-3) ... also took seventh in the long jump (22-2 ½) at the league meet ... mark in the pole vault was a personal best, ranking ninth all-time at Bucknell, while long jump mark was a season best ... won the high jump at the Bison Opener (6-8 ¼), Akron Quad (6-8 ¾) and Bucknell Heptagonal (6-6 ¼) ... also placed third in the pole vault and ninth in the long jump at the Bison Opener ... performance at the season-opening meet earned him Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week honors ... [Outdoors] Scored in the pole vault (t-fifth, 14-9) and high jump (sixth, 6-4 ¼) at the Patriot League Championships ... pole vault clearance at the league meet was a season high ... also competed in the long jump (seventh, 22-7 ¾) at the league meet ... opened the spring with a win in the high jump (6-4) at the Maryland Invitational ... claimed second in the event at the William & Mary Colonial Relays with a season-best 6-8 ¼ ... placed second in the pole vault (14-2 ¾) at the Bloomsburg Invitational ... 2008-09: [Indoors] Won the Patriot League high jump title while tying for second place in school history (6-10 ¼) ... also took second in the pole vault (14-11) and seventh in the long jump (22-5) at the championship meet ... named Field Performer of the Meet at the PL Championships ... qualified for the IC4A Championships in the first meet of the season with a leap of 6-9 in the high jump ... placed 10th in the high jump at the IC4A Championships ... earned a season-best 15-1 in the pole vault at the Bison Open & Multi ... also placed third in the heptathlon with 4,826 points ... named the Damon's Bison Athlete of the Week Feb. 22 ... [Outdoors] At the NCAA Regionals competed in the high jump and the pole vault ... won the Patriot League title in the pole vault with the fourth-highest mark in school history (15-9) ... also took fifth in the high jump (6-4 ¾) and sixth in the long jump (21-5 ¼) ... broke the school record in the high jump at the BU Team Challenge with a first-place jump of 6-10 ¾ ... also won the pole vault ... 2007-08: [Indoors] Placed second in high jump to teammate Nicholas Hruch at Patriot League Championships to earn all-league honors ... cleared the same height (6-8 ¼) but in more attempts ... also fifth in the pole vault (14-3 ¼) at PLs ... earned All-East honors with seventh-place finish in high jump at IC4A Championships, again clearing 6-8 ¼ ... competed in the heptathlon at the Bison Open & Multi, placing fourth with 4,409 points ... runner-up in high jump at both Akron Open and Bucknell Winter Classic ... [Outdoors] At Patriot League Championships scored in both the high jump (third) and long jump (fourth), and also took seventh in the pole vault ... season-best high jump of 6-8 ¼ in third-place finish at Bison Outdoor Classic ... runner-up in high jump at Maryland Invitational ... IC4A high jump qualifier ...
Personal: Parents are Patricia and Robert Fitzgerald ... has two brothers, Robert and Jack ... lettered four times in outdoor track and field, twice in soccer and once in indoor track and field and basketball ... named indoor track team's MVP and outdoor track MVP twice ... selected Ballston Spa High School Most Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... brother, Robert, played basketball at Oneonta State ... major is management ... Dean's List and Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member.