April 16 - 22, 2013
Buckeyes wrap 28th JOTC in fine fashion
Freshman clears 72.32m in the javelin to take home first place
Buckeyes total 172 points, best runner-up Iowa by 31
Buckeyes take first in eight different events
2013 Outdoor (Junior) Placed fifth in the pole vault at the Jim Click Shootout ... took eighth at the Sea Ray Relays and was runner-up at the Jesse Owens Classic.
2013 Indoor (Junior) Finished 19th in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships ... took first place in the pole vault at the Buckeye Classic... placed fourth and 12th in the pole vault at the Gladstein Invitational and at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, respectively ... finished fifth in the pole vault at the Akron Invitational with a season-best height of 5.02m (16-5.75).
2012 Outdoor (Sophomore) Used a season-best mark of 5.17m (16-11.50) to finish 25th in the pole vault at the NCAA East Prelims ... placed 15th in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships ... fourth in the vault at the Campbell/Wright Invitational (5.10m/16-8.75) ... runner-up in the pole vault at both the All-Ohio championships and Jesse Owens Track Classic ... 14th at the Texas Relays.
2012 Indoor (Sophomore) Eighth place in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships (5.12m/16-9.50) ... set a PR of 5.18m (17 ft.) in the pole vault at the Akron Invitational, finishing eighth overall ... seventh in the pole vault at the Alex Wilson Last Chance Invitational ... pole vault champion at the Penn State National ... runner-up in the pole vault at the Buckeye Tune-up and Buckeye Classic ... third place in the vault at "The Dual."
2011 Outdoor (Freshman) Runner-up in the pole vault at the USATF junior championships (4.90m/16-0.75) ... Big Ten pole vault champion at 5.05m (16-6.75) ... first place in the vault at the Campbell/Wright Invitational ... runner-up at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... third at the OSU-Michigan Dual ... second place at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge.
2011 Indoor (Freshman) Finished 13th in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships ... posted a season-best mark of 5.00m/16-4.75 in the vault at "The Dual," finishing second ... named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week after finishing first in the pole vault in the first meet of his collegiate career at the Golden Flash Gala (4.90m/16-1.00)... turned in top-5 finishes in the pole vault at the Buckeye Classic (first), GaREAT Collegiate Invitational (second) and All-Ohio indoor championships (fourth).
East Canton High School Three-time OHSAA Division III state champion in the pole vault ... former AAU national indoor champion ... Stark Country record holder in the pole vault ... four-year varsity letterman in both track and football ... special mention All-Ohio in football.