Ind: Sophomore Redshirt, Out: Sophomore Reshirt
Sarasota, Fla. (Riverview HS)
BD: 4/14/79 (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Pole Vault: 4.91m (16-1.25) - 2000 Fast Times Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Pole Vault: 5.15m (16-10.75) - 2000 USTCA Team Championships, Austin, Texas.
2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 16-10.75 in the Pole Vault (16-1.25 indoors)... Competed in 11 meets (Five Indoors, Six Outdoors)... 11th in the SEC Outdoor Championships Pole Vault, 16-2.75 (4.95m)... Ninth at the USTCA Team Championships Pole Vault, 16-10.75- Personal best.. Seventh in the Florida Relays Pole Vault, 16-4.75.
1999 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Best of 16-6 in the pole vault... Competed in 11 meets (Five indoor, Six outdoor)... Sixth in the Outdoor SEC Championships pole vault, 15-9 (4.8m)... Third in the Florida Relays collegiate pole vault... 11th in the Indoor SEC Championships pole vault, 15-3 (4.65m). 1998: Unattached best of 16-0.25 in the pole vault... Also competed unattached in the Barnett Bank Invitational decathlon, finishing with a final score of 5788 points... Redshirted entire year.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 1997 Venice Relays performance, 15-6 in the pole vault, was the top mark in the state for the year... Part of the Riverview team that finished third in 6A state finals... Named 1996 Ed Wells Invite and Sun & Fun Most Outstanding Athlete... Third in 1997 state decathlon. High School Coach: Jim Anderson.
PREP BESTS: PV: 15-6; LJ: 21-0; TJ: 41-0.
"BEYOND THE STATS": Also lettered once each in football and crew... Member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity on campus... Son of Chan and Cheryl Sweetser... Born Stanwood Chandler Sweetser on April 14, 1979 in Oklahoma City, Okla... Has one younger brother, Jared, who attends Florida State and competes in the pole vault for the Seminoles. The two should meet up against each other early in the indoor season.
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