2015: Redshirted the season, competing several times unattached in the pole vault … ended his season competing at the U.S. Junior Championships in Eugene, finishing eighth with a clearance of 16-0 ¾ that matched his PR … also cleared 16-0 ¾ unattached at the Ken Shannon Invitational … indoors, competed four times, with a best make of 15-11 ¾ at the Husky Classic, placing ninth.
High School and Personal: Born in Anchorage, Alaska … parents are Robin and William Black … has one younger brother, Jarrod … the Washington 2A state pole vault champion as a senior in 2014 … jumped a PR of 15-6 to win the Northwest Conference title and then matched that at the state meet … also finished fifth in the pole vault at state as a junior and fourth as a sophomore … named a Whatcom All-County Athlete in 2013 and 2014 … also lettered three years in football and four years in wrestling … won 2012 wrestling Hardest Worker award and the 2014 Phil Millard Character Award in football … an Eagle Scout … graduated with a 3.72 GPA.
Pole Vault.......16-0 3/4
Pole Vault…….15-11 3/4