49er men take first, women place second
LBSU posts four individual victories on Saturday
Amanda Klinchuch had a lifetime-best 12-00 in the pole vault
Fifteen athletes have accounted for 18 marks that rank among the NCAA's top-10
Jacob Fraser takes top honors in the shot put and discus
2015 HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN
2015 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
2016 & 2015 NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER
2016 & 2015 BIG WEST CHAMPION (Pole Vault)
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Pole Vault: 17-09 (6th all-time)
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Pole Vault: 16-10 (7th all-time)
2016 (Senior): Tied for 16th in the pole vault at the NCAA West Prelims ... Defended his Big West title after clearing 17-04.50 at the conference meet ... Reached 17 feet in six of nine competitions ... Hit a season-best 17-05.75 to tie for third at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate ... Picked up individual victories at the UCR Spring Track Classic (17-00.75), Big West Challenge (16-06.75) and Payton Jordan Invitational (17-00.25) ... Top collegiate finisher at the Beach Invitational (17-00) ... Had three top-eight finishes during the indoor season ... Cleared an indoor lifetime-best 16-10 to tie for sixth at the MPSF Championships ... Named to the MPSF and Big West All-Academic Teams.
2015 (Junior): Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the pole vault ... Qualified for nationals by finishing eighth at the West Prelims (17-06.5) ... Totaled six individual victories and three runner-up performances in nine regular-season meets ... Won the Big West title with a lifetime-best 17-09 ... Also hit 17-feet to take top honors at the Steve Scott Invitational and Beach Invitational ... Reached 17-02.75 at the Big West Challenge and 17-01.5 at the USC Trojan Invitational ... Top collegiate finisher, and second overall, at USC ... Competed at the MPSF Championships and Lumberjack Team Challenge during the indoor season.
2014 (Sophomore): Finished fourth in the pole vault at the Big West Championships ... Cleared a season-best 16-06.75 ... Tied for first at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (15-10) ... Also placed eighth overall at the Steve Scott Invitational (15-07) ... Competed in three meets during the indoor season ... Reached a then personal-record 16-04.75 to come in 10th at the MPSF Championships ... Won the event at the Run for the Dream Invitational (15-10) and tied for fourth at the Mountain T's Invitational (16-01).
2013 (Freshman): Point-scorer in the pole vault at the Big West Championships (T4th) ... Cleared a season-best 16-00.75 to win the event at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Matched that height at the Steve Scott Invitational where he finished second overall ... Picked up an individual victory at the Big West Challenge (15-07) and was the runner-up at the Beach Classic (15-08.25) ... Competed in two indoor meets ... Notched a season-best 15-06.25 to take top honors at the Run for the Dream meet.
High School: Lettered at Moorpark High School ... Won the pole vault at the Ventura Invitational as a senior (15-03) ... Registered the top mark at the CIF-Southern Section Division II Prelims and went on to finish third in the finals ... Runner-up at the Marmonte League Championships ... Also a CIF finalist in 2011.
Personal: Selected for a coveted internship in the Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs at the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2015 ... Majoring in microbiology with a minor in chemistry.
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