Dalton Duvio– Sophomore; John Curtis Christian School; River Ridge, LA
Collegiate Career Bests:Pole Vault: 16-8 (5.08m)i
High School:The 2011 2A Indoor and Outdoor State Champion in the pole vault … named All-State and All-American in 2011 in the pole vault … the John Curtis Christian School record holder in the pole vault with a mark of 17-1 … also played and helped John Curtis to a pair of 2A state titles.
Personal: Major is undeclared, but considering symbolic systems … son of Todd and Racquel Duvio … one younger brother, Dylan.
Garrett Starkey — Freshman, Basha High School, Chandler, Arizona. Best Vault: 17-0 in high school
Claire Hawkins — Junior, Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, CA
Collegiate Career Bests:Pole Vault: 12-1 ½ (3.70m)i
At Stanford:One of the talented, young pole vaulters at Stanford looking to make an impact in 2012.
2011 Season (Freshman):Placed 16th at the Pac-10 Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 11-7 … sixth-place finisher at the Big Meet with a vault of 11-9 ¾ … earned a career best in the pole vault of 12-1 ½ at the Payton Jordan Invitational … redshirted the indoor season.
High School:The runner-up at the 2009 California State Championship in the pole vault … the 2009 Master’s Meet Champion in the pole vault … a two-time CIF Champion (2008 & 2009) in the pole vault … four-time all-country and all-state in 2009 … helped Rancho Santa Margarita to a school record in the 4×400-meter relay (3:52.98) … also holds the school record in the pole vault of 12-10 … missed the 2010 season due to injury … a member of the Higher Flyers Pole Vault Club from 2008-10.
Personal: Contemplating a major in human biology and a profession as an orthopedist … daughter of Bert and Kathleen Hawkins … has one younger brother, John … enjoys surfing, horseback riding, painting, and mountain biking.
Ellie McCardwell–Junior, Pendleton Heights High, Pendleton, IN
Collegiate Career Bests:Pole Vault: 13-7 3/4 (4.16m)i
Stanford Record Book:Pole Vault: 2nd Pole Vault (i): 2nd
At Stanford:Burst onto the scene as one of the top young pole vaulters in the nation.
2011 Season (Freshman):Advanced to the NCAA Preliminary Round in the pole vault … placed fourth at the Pac-10 Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 13-4 ½ … placed third at the Big Meet in the pole vault with a mark of 12-9 ½ … top vault during the outdoor season came at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a mark of 13-7 ¾ … placed seventh at the MPSF Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 13-1 ¾ … career-best in the pole vault came at the Razorback Invitational with a mark of 13-5 ¼.
High School:A two-time state champion in the pole vault (2009-10) … a three-time all-state member for Indiana (2008-10) … the two-time team most valuable player (2009-10) … set a state record of 13-6 ¼ and a school record 13-7 in the pole vault … captained Pendleton Heights to the 2009 Hoosier Heritage title … member of the three-time sectional championship team … member of the Vault High Athletics (2008-09) … captained the cheerleading team for two years during which the team earned 2010 all-state and the 2009 State Stunt Group Championship … also competed in gymnastics and was ranked in the top-10 in the all-around as a national performer at level nine.
Personal: Contemplating a major in economics and a minor in international relations … daughter of Terry and Kimmi McCardwell … two younger siblings, Peyton and Emma … enjoys waterskiing, football, ultimate Frisbee, going to coffee shops, and being outdoors
Katie Zingham– Sophomore, Granite Bay High, Granite Bay, CA
Collegiate Career Bests:Pole Vault (i): 13-1 1/2 (4.00m)i
High School:The Sac-Joaquin Section Champion in both the pole vault in both 2009 and 2011 … the 2011 Arcadia Invitational Champion in the pole vault … placed in the top-10 in the California State meet in three consecutive seasons (2009-11) … The Sierra Foothill League Champion in the pole vault in 2011 … the Granite Bay School Record holder in the pole vault with a mark of 13-4.
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