2006-07 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: At the A-10 Championships (5/6), took 10th in the long jump (21-feet, 4.25 inches) ... team's top long jumper with his mark of 22-feet, 6.25 inches set at the UMass Five Way Meet (3/31) ... Indoor Track: At the New England Championships (2/24), placed 10th in the long jump (21-feet, 11 inches) ... at the A-10 Championships (2/17), took seventh in the long jump (22-feet, 1 inch) ... had his best long jump (22-feet, 7.75) of the season at the Boston University Quad Meet (1/17) ... won the long jump at the Reebok Indoor Games (1/26) with a leap of 22-feet, 7 inches.
2005-06 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Placed eighth in the long jump (21-9) and helped the 4x400 meter relay squad to a fifth-place finish at the A-10 Championships (5/7) ... took 13th in the long jump at the New England Championships (5/13) with a mark of 21-feet, 3.5 inches and helped the 4x400 meter relay team to a fifth-place finish ... Indoor Track: At the A-10 Championships (2/8), placed eighth in the long jump (21-11) and helped UMass place fourth in the 4x800 meter relay (7:57.96).
Before UMass: A 2005 graduate of Waltham High School where he was a three-time league all-star ... league MVP as a senior ... finished third in the 330 meter hurdles and fifth in the long jump at the New England Championships ... took third in the 330 hurdles and fourth in the long jump at the Massachusetts State Championships ... holds the school record in the 55-meter hurdles (7.79 seconds) and in the 330-meter hurdles (39.0 seconds).
Personal: Steve Martin Gerome ... born Dec. 21, 1986 in Boston, Mass. ... son of Philippe and Maria Rose Gerome ... has four siblings: Lydie, Katilie, Richard, and Carl ... majoring in economics.
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