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  JENNIFER LaPORTE
  • Pole Vault
  • Freshman
  • Naples, Fla.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

Pole Vault:11-11.25 - 2002 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS
Pole Vault: 11'0.75 - 2002 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 11-11.25 in the pole vault... Competed in seven meets (two outdoor, five indoors)... Sixth in the pole vault at the Auburn Bank Invitational...Finished 9th in the pole vault at the Florida Relyas...No heighted at the Fast Times Qualifier... Set a personal best at the Gator Invitational in the pole vault (11-11.25)...11th in the pole vault at the SEC East Challenge... Finished fifth at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the pole vault... 10th in the pole vault (10-6) at Florida Intercollegiates.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Has high school personal bests of 11-6 (pole vault) and 4-10 (high jump), both accomplished as a senior... 2001 Florida State pole vault champion, in a personal best and school record height... Three-year county and district champion in the pole vault... Led her team to district championships all four years of high school... Earned two varsity letters as a cheerleader

PERSONAL: Born Jennifer Lauren LaPorte on July 22, 1983... Has seven older step-siblings and is a step-aunt to 12 children... Always wanted to be a Gator since competing in the 1999 State championships at Percy Beard Track... Has one brother, Joseph... Daughter of Joseph LaPorte and Joanne Roach.

Major: Undecided Humanities and Letters


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