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  • Pole Vault
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • St. Petersburg, Fla. (Clearwater Central Catholic HS)


Pole Vault: 17-8.50 (5.40m) - 2003 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark.
Pole Vault: 17-4.50 (5.30m) - 2003 Texas Invitational, Austin, Texas

HONORS: (One-time All-SEC) 2003 SEC Outdoor Champion - pole vault

2003 AS A JUNIOR: Best of 17-8.50 (pole vault)...Competed in 10 meets (four indoor, six outdoor)...Runner-up to teammate Brian DaCunha at the NCAA East Regional (16-7.25)...Won the SEC Championship in the pole vault with a clearance of 17-7.50...Won the pole vault at the Florida Relays with a career-best mark of 17-8.50...Scored at the SEC Indoor Championships with a fourth-place finish in the pole vault (16-8.75)...Won the pole vault with a career-best clearance of 17-8.50 at the Tyson Invitational...Finished third in pole vault at the SEC Challenge (17-4.50)... No-heighted in the preliminaries of the pole vault at the NCAA Championships but did not advance to the finals 2003 WINS (3): (i) Tyson Invitational pole vault (17-8.50); (o): Florida Relays pole vault (17-8.50); SEC Outdoor Championships pole vault (17-7.50)

2002 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 17-3.25 (Pole Vault)... Competed in 13 meets (four indoors, nine outdoors)... Won the Georgia Tech Invitational pole vault with a personal best and provisional mark of 17-3.75... Finished 11th at the SEC Championships (16-4)... Seventh at the Penn Relays pole vault, 16-5... Personal best, provisional qualifier of 17-3.25 to win the Auburn Bank Invitational, seventh all-time at Florida. 2002 WINS (1): (o) Georgia Tech Invitational Pole Vault (17-3.75); Auburn Bank Invitational Pole Vault (17-3.25).

2001 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 16-10 (Pole Vault)... Competed in 13 meets (six indoors, seven outdoors)... Third at the SEC Championships with a height of 16-9, scoring six key points for the team... Set a personal best with a third-place height of 16-10 at the Sea Ray Relays... Earned his first career win, by taking the Florida Relays collegiate division with a clearance of 16-8.75.... Tied for 10th at the SEC Indoor Championships, tying his personal best of 16-2.75. 2001 WINS (1): (o) Florida Relays Collegiate Pole Vault (16-8.75).

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: State pole vault champion for Class 3A in 1998... Attended the Golden West Invitational pole vault. High School Coach: Greg Ferguson.

PREP BESTS: Pole Vault: 16-0

BEYOND THE STATS: Recalls winning the Florida state pole vault championship in 1998 as his most memorable moment as an athlete... Had reconstructive surgery on his ACL in 1999... Enjoys surfing

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