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J.J. Juilfs
Position: Pole Vault
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eugene, Ore.
High School: Sheldon
Experience: 3 Letters
2012 Second Team All-American (Pole Vault, Outdoors) and All-America honorable mention (Pole Vault, Indoors)
2012 Pac-12 Pole Vault Champion

Capped his Husky career with another strong season, just missing a spot at NCAA Outdoors by two places, as he finished 14th in the pole vault at NCAA West Prelims in Austin with a season-best clearance of 17-4 ½ in his final meet … scored for the fourth time at the Pac-12 Championships, finishing seventh with a make of 16-2 ¾ … got the victory at the Pepsi Team Invitational in his hometown of Eugene with a make of 17-0 ¾ … indoors, had a season-best clearance of 17-5 ½ at the Husky Classic, taking third … was eighth at the MPSF Championships with a vault of 17-0 … also cleared 17-3 ¾ at the SPU Final Qualifier … earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Had a strong finish to his season, clearing a season-best 17-4 ½ to take fifth in the pole vault at the Pac-12 Championships … qualified for a third straight NCAA West Prelims and was jumping at the bar that would have got him to nationals, but finished tied for 15th with a clearance of 16-9 ¼ … took second at the UW-WSU Dual Meet with a make of 16-5 ½ … also made 16-5 ¼ at the Washington Open … won the Trojan Invitational vault to open the outdoor season at 16-4 ¾ … indoors, cleared a best of 17-1 ½ at the Husky Classic, finishing third … also cleared 16-10 ¾ at the UW Indoor Preview … placed 12th at the MPSF meet going 15-11.

Made it onto the podium again in the pole vault at the Pac-12 Championships and advanced to NCAA West Prelims … was unable to defend his Pac-12 title, but still had a strong competition, finishing third at USC with a best clearance of 16-feet, 11-inches … at NCAA West Prelims in Austin, cleared 17-0 ¾, good for 22nd-place … won the Pepsi Team Invitational at Hayward Field in his hometown of Eugene, clearing 16-6 ¾ … second in the UW-WSU Dual with a best of 15-9 ¾ … indoors, had a big clearance of 17-4 ½ at the National Pole Vault Summit to finish fourth … at the MPSF Championships, placed third with a jump of 16-10 … started the season with a make of 16-11 ½ at the UW Indoor Preview … earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Outstanding freshman season saw him capture the Pac-12 title and reach the NCAA Championships both indoors and out in the pole vault ... became the third different Husky in four years to win the Pac-12 title, as he vaulted to a new career-high of 17-10 ¼ to get the win in his hometown of Eugene, Ore. in front of family and friends ... that mark moved him into the Husky top-10 list at No. 8 ... followed that win up with another win of sorts at the NCAA West Prelim Championships in Austin, Texas ... though a winner is not crowned at Prelims, Juilfs was the only vaulter out of 48 who was clean up through the final bar needed to advance to the finals in Iowa, winding up with a clearance of 17-8 ½ ... in Des Moines for the NCAA Outdoor Championships, he placed 13th overall with a mark of 17-4 ½, earning All-America Second Team honors ... got another win at Hayward Field when he cleared 17-4 ½ to win the Pepsi Team Invitational ... third in the Mt. SAC Relays open heat, going 16-10 ¾ ... indoors, made the NCAA Indoor Championships on his last possible try, as he cleared 17-8 ¼ at the UW Final Qualifier in the first round of a jump off after initially tying for first ... that 17-8 ¼ mark ranks fifth indoors in school history ... at NCAA Indoors in Nampa, Idaho, he cleared his first bar at 17-0 ¾, but went out at the next height to finish 17th, earning All-America honorable mention ... tied for third at the MPSF Championships, going 17-1 ¾ ... had a big clearance of 17-7 at the UW Invitational, his first over 17-feet in college ... third at the National Pole Vault Summit in Reno, going 16-8 ¾.

High School and Personal: Full name is Jonathon Henry Juilfs ... born in Eugene, Oregon ... parents are Lisa Balint-Juilfs and Pat Juilfs ... has one younger sister, Annie ... the top pole vault recruit in the class of 2011 ... captured the national title at the 2011 USA Junior Championships, clearing a new career-best of 17-2 ¾ to win by more than a foot ... that clearance ranked third in the nation ... won the silver medal at the 2011 Pan-American Junior Championships in Florida, clearing 16-8 ¾ ... got a late start to his senior year after a back injury, but still defended his Oregon 6A state title with a clearance of 16-4 ¾ ... won 10 consecutive meets in the vault as a junior, including capturing the Oregon 6A state championship with a then-PR of 17-0 ¾ ... became the third prep in Oregon state history to clear 17-feet ... was runner-up at the 2009 Oregon state meet in the vault with a 16-0 clearance, and was third as a freshman with a 15-0 clearance ... cleared 16-2 indoors at the 2010 Pole Vault Summit to place fourth ... has also competed at state in the high jump, where he has a 6-2 personal-best, taking seventh at state as a junior ... also ran on the 4x100m relay that placed sixth at the state meet in 2010 ... was a standout football player as well, earning all-Southwest Conference honors as a running back in 2010 and helping his team to the state title in 2009.

Major Meets
2011 USA Jr. Champs - 1st, Pole Vault
2011 Pan-Am Jr. Champs - 2nd, Pole Vault
2012 MPSF - 4th, Pole Vault
2012 NCAA Indoors - 17th, Pole Vault (All-America honorable mention)
2012 Pac-12 - 1st, Pole Vault (Pac-12 Champion)
2012 NCAA Prelims - 1st, Pole Vault
2012 NCAA Outdoors - 13th, Pole Vault (All-America Second Team)
2012 USA Jr. Champs - 5th, Pole Vault
2013 MPSF - 3rd, Pole Vault
2013 Pac-12 - 3rd, Pole Vault
2013 NCAA Prelims - 22nd, Pole Vault
2014 MPSF - 12th, Pole Vault
2014 Pac-12 - 5th, Pole Vault
2014 NCAA Prelims - 15th (tie), Pole Vault
2015 MPSF - 8th, Pole Vault
2015 Pac-12 - 7th, Pole Vault
2015 NCAA Prelims - 14th, Pole Vault

Outdoor Bests
Pole Vault.......17-10 1/4

Indoor Bests
Pole Vault.......17-8 1/4

Academic Honors
2015 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
2013 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
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