MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
Lara Jones
Lara Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Lakeside School

Last College:
Duke

Position:
Pole Vault

Experience:
1V

2008-09: Set new PRs both indoors and out in her one season working with vaults coach Pat Licari ... cleared 13 feet for the first time indoors, shooting up to 13-5 1/4 at the MPSF Championships where she tied for fifth ... that mark was an NCAA Provisional qualifier and ranks sixth in UW history indoors ... started the outdoor season with a Regional mark, clearing 12-7 1/2 to take second at the Stanford Invitational ... was second at the Jim Click Shootout, vaulting over 13-3 1/2, a new outdoor lifetime-best and the seventh-best mark outdoors in school history ... cleared 12-7 1/2 at her first Pac-10 meet to place 12th ... was 10th at West Regionals in one of the deepest fields in the country, clearing 13-1 3/4.

2007 (Duke): Indoors won the ECAC Championship with a height of 12-7 1/2 ... outdoors jumped a personal best 12-11 1/2 to win the Duke Invitational, making her the second-highest vaulter in school history ... finished third at the ECAC Outdoor Championships to claim All-East Outdoor honors ... placed fifth at the NCAA East Regional Championships, earning All-NCAA East Regional status ... that qualified her for the NCAA Championships in Sacramento, Calif., where she placed 21st.

2006 (Duke): All-East indoors with a fourth-place finish at the ECAC Championships in Boston at 12-7 1/2 ... cleared the same height to place second at the Armory Collegiate meet in New York ... that height ties her for second best in Duke indoor history ... went over 12 feet five times during the indoor season ... outdoors was again All-East with a fifth-place tie ... increased her personal best to a regional-qualifying 12-9 1/2 at the ACC Championships to earn the silver medal there along with All-ACC honors ... went over 12'-5.5" an additional four times, including a win at Charlotte and a third-place finish in the Penn Relays college pole vault ... cleared an even 12-6 at Regionals to tie for seventh in Greensboro ... her 12-9 1/2 again ties her for second all-time Duke in the outdoor pole vault.

2005 (Duke): Placed fourth at the outdoor ACC Championships, fourth at the Penn Relays college pole vault and eighth at the indoor ECAC Championships ... indoor vault of 12-0 was No.3 all-time at Duke and outdoor vault of 11-11 3/4 was No. 4 all-time.

High School and Personal: Born in Seattle ... parents are Marilyn and Ed Jones ... has one older brother, Garrick ... mother is a UW alum, graduating in 1968 ... finished second at the Washington 3A State Championships three years in a row ... placed third in the Oregon-Washington Meet of Champions ... personal best of 12'-4.0" set at the Tornado Invitational broke the 3A state record ... majoring in economics.

Major Meets
2005 ACC-I - 9th, PV
2005 ACC-O - 4th, PV
2006 ACC-I - 11th, PV
2006 ECAC-I - 4th, PV
2006 ACC-O - 2nd, PV
2006 ECAC-O - 5th, PV
2006 Regional TF - 8th, PV
2007 ACC-I - 8th, PV
2007 ECAC-I - 1st, PV
2007 ECAC-O - 3rd, PV
2007 Regional TF - 5th, PV
2007 NCAA-O - 21st, PV
2009 MPSF TF - 5th, PV 2009 Pac-10 TF - 12th, PV 2009 Regional TF - 10th, PV

Collegiate Bests
Pole Vault.......13-5 1/4i / 13-3 1/2

Washington Track & Field
Advertisement
Buy Tickets