Yorai Shaoul
Yorai Shaoul
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Raanana, Israel
High School: Aviv
Position: Jumps
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
TJ - 50', 1.25" (15.27m) - MIT Rookie Record
LJ - 22', 0.25" (6.71m) - MIT Rookie Record

Outdoor:
TJ - 51', 8.5" (15.76m) - MIT Varsity and Rookie Record
LJ - 23', 2" (7.06m) - MIT Rookie Record

2017-18: NCAA National Runner-Up in the triple jump at the indoor and outdoor national championships... USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - Triple Jump, Outdoor - Triple Jump)... New England D3 Champion (Indoor - Triple Jump, Outdoor - Triple Jump and Long Jump)... All-New England (Indoor - Triple Jump and Long Jump, Outdoor - Triple Jump and Long Jump)... NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - Triple Jump, Outdoor - Triple Jump)... NEWMAC Champion (Triple Jump and Long Jump)... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (Triple Jump and Long Jump)... NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Week (4/9)... Competed in nine meets... Jumped a season-best of 51 feet, 8.5 inches to finish second at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in the triple jump... Won the long jump and triple jump at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship, including a season-best mark of 23 feet, two inches in the long jump... Won the NEWMAC Championship in the long jump and triple jump... Won the long jump at the Williams dual meet and the Tufts Quad Meet, along with a win in the triple jump at the Tufts Quad Meet... Jumped 50 feet, 1.25 inches to finish second in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor championship... Won the triple jump and was fifth in the long jump at the New England D3 Indoor Championship... Also won the triple jump at the Branwen Smith-King Invitational.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science with a minor in mechanical engineering... Interned in software development at Twist Bioscience in Tel Aviv... Will join CSAIL's Robust Robotics Group to help develop autonomous robotic drones.

High School: Competed in the long jump and triple jump in high school with a personal best of 49 feet, 6.6 inches in the triple jump and 23 feet, 8.6 inches in the long jump... Two-time Israeli triple jump national champion for youth and juniors... 2013 Israeli long jump national silver medalist for juniors... 2016 Israeli long jump adult national bronze medalist... 2017 Israeli triple jump adult national silver medalist.