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GARRETT PENTON
  • Pole Vault
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Clermont, Fla. (South Lake HS)
  • BD: 2/21/83 (Jacksonville, Fla.)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

Pole Vault: 5.05m/16-6.75, 2006 Pepsi Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
INDOOR
Pole Vault: 4.95m/16-2.75, 2002 Texas Invitational, Austin Texas

2006 AS A SENIOR: Best of 5.05m/16-6.75 Competed in 11 meets (six indoor, five outdoor) Capped career by finishing sixth in pole vault at SEC Outdoor Championships by matching outdoor PR with mark of 4.95m/16-2.75 Took second in last indoor meet of career after clearing 4.90m/16-0.75 at Florida Fast Times Took 10th at SEC Indoor Championships with mark of 5.00m/16-4.75 in pole vault Improved on career indoor best by 5.25 inches in taking third in pole vault at Pepsi Invitational by clearing 5.05m/16-6.75 Finished third in pole vault at Florida Intercollegiate to open season with mark of 4.90m/16-0.75.

2005 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in six meets (four indoors, two outdoors) Best of 4.91m/16-1.25 (pole vault) Finished tied for 13th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with mark of 4.72m/15-5.75 Tied for 10th in pole vault at SEC Indoor Championships with mark of 4.86m/15-11.25 Finished second in pole vault at Gator Invitational (4.85m/15-11) Took second in pole vault at Wes Kittley 6-Way with mark of 4.91m/16-1.25 Finished fourth in pole vault at Florida Intercollegiate (4.80m/15-9) SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A SOPHOMORE (REDSHIRT): Best of 4.90m/16-0.75 (pole vault) ... Competed in eight meets (five indoor, three outdoor) ... Scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships, tying for sixth place in the pole vault with a mark of 4.90m/16-0.75 ... Scored at the FSU Dual meet with a second-place finish in the pole vault (4.85m/15-11) ... Finished sixth in the pole vault (4.75m/15-7) at the SEC Invitational ... Placed third in the pole vault at the Florida Intercollegiate after clearing 4.75m/15-7 ... Finished fifth in the pole vault (4.75m/15-7) at the Pole Vault Summit ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2003 AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete for Florida.

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 4.95m/16-2.75 (pole vault) ... Competed in 12 meets (five indoors, seven outdoors) ... Set an outdoor personal best of 4.95m/16-2.75 at the Texas Invitational, finished 18th Reached 4.85m/15-11 at the SEC Indoor Championships, 14th overall.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 15-8 in pole vault 2001 Florida Class 4A state pole vault champion (15-3) ... Top four in the state pole vault three straight years ... 2000 Orlando Sentinel Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... Set South Lake High record 2001 graduate of South Lake High School.

MAJOR: Graduate Studies - Sport Management


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