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  • Pole Vault
  • Junior
  • Longwood, Fla. (Lake Mary HS)



Pole Vault: 12-11.5 - 2002 SEC Championships. Fayetteville, Ark.
Pole Vault: 12'06.25 - 2002 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

HONORS: (Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll; 2001 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2002 AS A JUNIOR: Best of 12-11.5 in the Pole Vault... Competed in 13 meets (seven outdoors, six indoors)... Third at the SEC Championships pole vault with a height of 12-2... Seventh in the pole vault at the Penn Relays...Won the pole vault at the Auburn Bank Invitational...Fourth in the pole vault at the Sun Angel Classic...Finished fourth in the pole vault at the Gatorade Classic...Set an outdoor personal best in the pole vault at the Florida Relays...Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the pole vault at the Fast Times Qualifier... Set a personal best of 12-11.5 at the SEC Championships... Fifth in the pole vault at the Gator Invitational... Finished fourth in the pole vault at the SEC East Challenge... Second in the pole vault at the Virginia Tech Invitational... Third at the Florida Intercollegiates in the pole vault (11-9.75).

Wins: (o): Aurburnbank Invitational pole vault (12'7.25). 2001 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 11-9.75 in the Pole Vault... Competed in seven meets (two indoors, five outdoors)... Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll distinction... Second with a personal best 11-9.75 at the Florida Relays... Third at the SEC Triangular with a mark of 10-11.75... Tied for ninth at the Florida Intercollegiates with a height of 10-10.

2000 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 11-6.75 in the Pole Vault... Competed in nine meets (Four Indoors, Five Outdoors)... 14th in the USATF Junior National Championships Pole Vault, 11-05.75... Fifth in the Florida Relays collegiate Pole Vault, 11-4 (3.46m).

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Set the Lake Mary High pole-vault school record in 1997... Took eighth place in the 1998 and 1999 state pole vault championships... Finished in 10th place at state in 1997.... Has a best of 9-6 in the vault.

PERSONAL: Also a member of the Lake Mary High Dive Team... Was a gymnast beginning at age 4 and continuing through the age of 13... Inducted into Foreign Language Hall of Fame at Lake Mary High School... Lake Mary High Female Scholar Athlete for 1999... Graduated Suma Cum Laude... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society President... Daughter of Bill and Cindy Hood... Born Stephanie Ann Hood September 29, 1981 in Greenville, SC... Has a brother Will and a sister Kim.

MAJOR: Statistics and Spanish

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