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  MEGAN WESTFALL
  • Pole Vault
  • Senior
  • Tallahassee, Fla. (Lincoln HS)

CAREER VICTORIES: 13

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

Pole Vault: 13'07.25 - 2002 NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOORS
Pole Vault: 13'04.25 - 2002 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

HONORS: (Three-Time All-SEC; One-Time NCAA All-American; One-Time Verizon Academic All-American; One-Time Verizon Academic All-District; Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 2002 Verizon Academic All-American, first team; 2002 Verizon Academic All-District First Team; 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll; 2002 SEC Outdoor Pole vault Champion; 2002 NCAA Indoor All-American-Pole Vault; 2001 SEC Outdoor pole vault champion; 2001 SEC Academic Honor Roll; 2000 SEC Academic Honor Roll; 2000 GTE Academic All-District Spring At-Large Second team.

2002 AS A SENIOR: Best of 13'04.25 (pole vault)... Competed in 13 meets (six outdoor; seven indoor)...Named to the Verizon Academic All-American First Team... Finished 10th in the pole vault at the NCAA Championships in Baton Rouge... Won her third straight-second outdoors-SEC championship with a mark of 12-8 in Starkville, Miss... Set a personal best in the pole vault (13'04.25) at the Penn Relays...Second in the pole vault at the Sun Angel Classic...Won the pole vault with a personal best of 13'04.5 at the Gatorade Classic...Won the pole vault competition at the Florida Relays...First in the pole vault at the Fast Times Qualifier...Set a personal best of 13'03.5 in the pole vault at the SEC Championships...Second in the pole vault at the Gator Invitational...Placed third in the pole vault a the SEC East Challenge...Won the pole vault at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Finished second in the pole vault at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2002 Wins (5): (o):Gatorade Classic pole vault (12'03.5); Florida Relays pole vault (12'11.75); (i):Fast Times pole vault (12'11.75); SEC Championships pole vault (13'03.5); Virginia Tech Invitational pole vault (13'0.25).

2001 AS A JUNIOR: Best of 12-11.75 in the Pole Vault... Competed in 15 meets (seven indoors, eight outdoors)... Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll distinction... Tied for sixth at the Reebok Invitational pole vault, 11-9.75... SEC Champion in the pole vault with a meet and Weems Baskin Track (South Carolina) record 21-10.75... Second with a 12-8.25 clearance at the Florida Field Event Classic... Fifth at the Gator Twi-Light with a mark of 11-4.5... Second at the UTEP Invitational... Won the Florida Challenge with a mark of 12-0... First at the Florida Relays Collegiate Division with a mark of 12-3.5... Second at the Florida Relays Invitational division, clearing 12-10, tying the school record... Won the SEC Triangular with a height of 11-11.75... Cleared 12-7.5 and finished 12th at the NCAA Indoor Championships... Set a new personal best and improved her qualifying status with a 12-11.75 vault at the LSU Last Ditch Meet... Won the Nike Fast Times Meet pole vault... Finished eighth at the SEC Indoor Championships (12-6.25)... Fifth at the Tyson Invitational pole vault... Improved her provisional standing in the pole vault (12-10) with her first career win at the Gator Invitational... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA championships in the pole vault with a mark of 12-5.5 at the SEC Quad in Arkansas... Finished tied for second with a height of 11-9.75 at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2001 Wins (6): (i) LSU Last Ditch Meet pole vault (12-11.75); Nike Fast Times Meet pole vault (12-7.25); Gator Invitational pole vault (12-10); (o) Florida Challenge pole vault (12-0), Florida Relays collegiate division pole vault (12-3.5), SEC Triangular pole vault (11-11.75).

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 12-8 in the Pole Vault... Competed in 11 events (Five Indoors, Six Outdoors)... GTE Academic All-District Spring At-Large Second team honoree... SEC Academic Honor Roll... Eighth in the SEC Outdoor Championships Pole Vault, 11-4.5 (3.47m)... Second in the Florida Relays collegiate Pole Vault, 11-11.75; third in the invitational Pole Vault, 12-1.5 (3.70m)... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Outdoor championships in the Pole Vault (12-6)... Fifth at the SEC Indoor Championships pole vault, 12-0... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 12-8 (Nike Fast Times Meet).

1999 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 11-6 in the Pole Vault... Fourth in the SEC Outdoor Championships Pole Vault, 11-0.25... Invited to compete at the USATF Jr. National championships... Ninth in the Florida Relays invitational Pole Vault, 10-2.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: 1998 Florida High School 6A pole vault champion with a personal best 11 06... Also won the Florida High School Indoor pole vault crown...participated in the Olympic Training Program for the vault during the summer in San Diego, Calif.

PERSONAL: Born August 14, 1980... Parents are Kurt and Lucy Westfall... Has two sisters Erin and Emily... Graduated from Lincoln High in 1998.

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