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Cristy Turner

Pole Vault

Sophomore

Perry, Fla. (Taylor County HS/ UCF)

 

 

 

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

Pole Vault: 3.15m (10-4) - 2000 Florida Intercollegiates, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
Pole Vault: 3.15m (10-4) - 2000 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 10-4 (Pole Vault)... Competed in two meets (One indoor and one Outdoor)... 10th in the Florida Relays collegiate Pole Vault, 10-4 (3.15m).

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: First ever pole-vaulter at the University of Central Florida where she holds the record at 10-8.

HIGH SCHOOL: Holds Taylor County High pole-vault record at 11-0... 1998 state champion in the pole vault at 10-0... Competed at the USATF Nationals in Houston, Texas in 1996 and finished 10th in the nation in Heptathlon and 16th in the javelin... State champion in the javelin and heptathlon... AAU regional champion in heptathlon. Has bests of 11-6 in the pole vault, 25.7 in the 200m and 15.5 in the 100m hurdles.

PERSONAL: An avid hunter, likes hunting deer and racoon and enjoys skeet shooting... Dean's list at the UCF... Who's who among American HS students in 1996, 1997 and 1998... Awarded Florida Merit Scholarship... Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Taylor County High... Played soccer and was first team all-Big Bend with 42 goals and 12 assists... Voted best offensive player and CO-MVP... Was also cheerleading UCA All-Star and ECA All-Star and basketball MVP... Born Cristy Ann Turner on March 30, 1980 in Escambia County, Florida... Daughter of Fred and Linda Turner... Has a sister Kelly.

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