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2007 Men's Track & Field Roster

Chris Hord

Ponte Vedra, Fla. (Nease HS
Florida International)

2007 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in two outdoor meets, but did not record a clearance.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Attended Florida International 2003-06 … Best of 15-4 in pole vault … Graduated from FIU and is attending graduate school at UF.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 2003 Florida Class 2A Region 1 pole vault champion with mark of 14-0 … Finished second at Class 2A state meet with vault of 13-0 … Set high school pole vault record … 2003 graduate of Nease High School.

BEYOND THE STATS: Born Christopher Richard Hord on Oct. 12, 1984 in Jacksonville, Fla. … Son of Jack and Sue Hord … Has an older brother and older sister … Father was a Class A PGA pro player from 1971-99 … Favorite athletic moment was clearing 15-0 for first time … Has driven across the U.S. on a motorcycle twice … Admires Steve Prefontaine because he always gave 100 percent all of the time … Chose Florida because of the education and the opportunity to be a great student-athlete and person.

MAJOR: Graduate Studies/Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

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