49er men take first, women place second
Adam Bianchessi wins the javelin, Michael Vaughan claims the triple jump title
Jacob Fraser takes top honors in the shot put and discus
Seventeen 49ers compete in one-day meet
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Pole Vault: 12-10 (4th all-time)
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Pole Vault: 12-00.50 (6th all-time)
2016 (Senior): Cleared a personal-record 12-10 to finish sixth overall in the pole vault at the Big West Championships ... That mark ranks fourth in school history ... Won the pole vault at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (12-01.50) ... Added top-five showings at the Cal Opener, USC Trojan Invitational, UCR Spring Track Classic (12-06.75) and Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (12-06.25) ... Also reached 12-00.50 at the Beach Invitational ... Competed in two indoor meets ... Tied for 10th at the UW Invitational with an indoor-best 12-00.50.
2015 (Junior): Cleared a then lifetime-best 12-00.50 to tie for first at the Big West Challenge ... Picked up another individual victory at the California Collegiate Invitational with a height of 11-07.75 ... Finished fourth at the USC Trojan Invitational (11-08.5) ... Reached 11-11.75 at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Took seventh at the Jim Bush Collegiate Challenge (11-05.75) ... Added a top-10 showing at the Cal Opener and Anteater 4-Way Meet ... Placed seventh at the Lumberjack Team Challenge during the indoor season (11-00.25).
2014 (Sophomore): Cleared a season-best 11-08.50 to tie for 12th at the Big West Championships ... Opened the year with a third-place finish at the RCC Quad Meet ... Also tied for fourth at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (11-03) and the Big West Challenge (11-01.75).
2013 (Freshman): Big West qualifier in the pole vault ... Established a season-best 11-09 to finish third at the season-opening Beach Classic ... Also cleared 11-01.75 for a top-10 showing at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational (T7th) and the Big West Challenge (5th) ... Registered an indoor season-best 10-11.75 at the Run for the Dream meet.
High School: Competed in the pole vault at Blue Valley Northwest High School ... Runner-up at the 2012 Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) 6A Championships ... Also had top-10 finishes at the state meet in 2010 and 2011 ... Left as the Huskies' school-record holder at 11-06.
Personal: Majoring in child development and family studies.
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