- Eric Foran
- Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas HS)
CAREER VICTORIES: 2
Pole Vault: 5.00m/16-4.75, 2008 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
Long Jump: 5.84m/19-2, 2008 Snowbird Invitational, Tallahassee, Fla.
Pole Vault: 5.28m/17-3.75, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
2009 AS A SOPHOMORE: An NCAA regional qualifier in the pole vault, placing 14th at the NCAA East Regional (5.06m/16-7.25) … Placed third at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a personal-best leap (5.28m/17-3.75) … Tied for fourth in the pole vault at the Pepsi Florida Relays (5.05m/16-6.75) … Placed 10th in the pole vault at the SEC Indoor Championships (4.90m/16-0.75) … Fifth in the pole vault at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (4.75m/15-7).
2008 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Wins (2): (o) Ninth at the NCAA East Regional with a leap of 4.91m/16-1.25, advancing to the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Championship … Mississippi Open pole vault (4.90m/16-0.75); Azusa Invitational pole vault (5.25m/17-2.75) … Bests of 5.25m/17-2.75 (pole vault) and 5.84m/19-2 (long jump) … Competed in 12 meets (five indoor, seven outdoor) … Scored two points at his first SEC Outdoor Championships with seventh-place finish in pole vault (4.95m/16-2.75) … Won pole vault at Mississippi Open with clearance of 4.90m/16-0.75 … Captured first victory of career in pole vault at Azusa Invitational, clearing a personal-best and NCAA regional-qualifying height of 5.25m/17-2.75 … Named SEC Male Freshman of the Week for his efforts in Azusa … Earned first NCAA regional mark of his career with clearance of 5.05m/16-6.75 to finish second in B pole vault at Pepsi Florida Relays … Tied for fourth in pole vault at Florida State Relays (4.90m/16-0.75) … Cleared personal-best height of 5.00m/16-4.75 to take eighth in pole vault at SEC Indoor Championships … Set then-PR with mark of 4.75m/15-7 to finish seventh at Rod McCravy Memorial … Took eighth overall and fifth among collegians in pole vault at Tom Jones Memorial Classic (4.70m/15-5) … Finished fourth in pole vault at Big Ten/SEC Challenge (4.70m/15-5).
2007 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida … Southeastern Conference Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 15-5 in pole vault … Captured 2006 Florida Class 3A state title in pole vault with mark 15-0 … Also claimed county, District 16 and Region 4 titles in pole vault in 2006 … Took third at 2005 Class 3A state meet with vault of 14-0 … Set high school record in pole vault. … 2006 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
MAJOR: Exercise Physiology