- Max Lang
- Tallahassee, Fla.
2013: Florida’s SEC’s H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award male nominee … NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship recipient … Finished with a 4.90m/16-0.75 in men’s pole vault at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener … Came in second at the Gator Invitational with a mark of 4.90m/16-0.75 in men’s pole vault … Placed fourth with a vault of 4.75m/15-7 in the men’s pole vault at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet … Competed in the men’s pole vault at the SEC Indoor Championships … Competed in four meets outdoors, including a fifth-place finish at the UCF Invitational … SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Turned in a career best mark indoors at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet with his vault of 5.10m/16-8.75, coming in fifth overall … Finished as high as third with his finish at the Tom Jones Invitational … Competed in eight events on the season.
2011: Set a career-high pole vault mark at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a jump of 5.15m/16-10.75 … Finished eighth at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Earned another top-three finish by clearing 5.11m/16-9.75 at the FSU Twilight meet … Placed second at the UCF Invitational to open the 2011 outdoor season, clearing 4.65m/15-3.0 … Set a career best indoors with a jump of 4.87m/15-11.75 at the 2011 SEC Indoor Championships … Finished third at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational with a jump of 4.65m/15-3.0.
2010: Captured his first career victory outdoors at the UCF Invitational with a jump of 4.72m/15-6.0, an outdoors season best … Cleared an indoors season-best 4.35m/14-3.25 at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Coached by Gary Droze at Maclay High School in Tallahassee … Team finished as regional champions in 2007 and 2008 … Won the FHSAA Class A state pole vault championship in 2006 and earned a runner-up finish in 2008 … Was the Tallahassee city champion in the pole vault in 2007 and placed third at the state meet … Lists his most memorable track and field moment as winning the city pole vault championship his junior year because he recorded a personal-best in the process and beat the guys he had competed with for the first time … Personal best of 14-9 in the pole vault, achieved at the 2009 Pepsi Florida Relays.