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Scott Martin
.  Scott Martin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Jenks

Position:
Pole Vault

• 2007 All-Big 12 Conference (Outdoor Pole Vault)
• 2007 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor Pole Vault)
• 2006 Big 12 Outdoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2006 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor Pole Vault)
• 2005 All-Big 12 Conference (Outdoor Pole Vault)
• 2005 NCAA All-American (Indoor Pole Vault)
• 2005 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor Pole Vault)
• 2004 All-Big 12 Conference (Outdoor Pole Vault)
• 2004 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor Pole Vault)

Personal: Son of Pam and Bob Martin ... Born March 8, 1984 ... Business major ... Has an older sister and younger brother ... Brother plays hockey.

2006-2007: (Indoor) Placed second at the adidas Classic (Jan. 27) with a pole vault clearance of 16-10.75 (5.15) ... Finished runner-up at the J.D. Martin Invitational (Feb. 3) at 17-4.50 (5.30) ... Finished fourth at the Big 12 Indoor (Feb. 24) with a clearance of 17-1.50 (5.22). (Outdoor) Opened the season in third place on number of attempts with a pole vault of 17-0.75 (5.20) at the John Jacobs Invitational (April 14) ... Tied for the win at the John McDonnell Invitational (April 21) with a vault of 17-6.50 (5.35) ... Was second to teammate Chip Heuser at the Sooner Invitational (April 28) at 17-4.50 (5.30) ... Finished runner-up in the pole vault at the Big 12 Championship (May 13), matching his outdoor personal best of 17-10.50 (5.45) ... Took sixth at the Midwest Regional (May 25) afterfifth-place jump off ... Earned an at-large bid for the NCAA Championships.

2005-2006: (Indoor) Placed fourth at the Big 12 Championships with a vault of 17-3.00 (5.26 meters) ... Raised his season best to 17-4.50 (5.35) at the J.D. Martin Invitational (Feb. 4) ... Established an NCAA provisional mark after clearing 17-0.75 (5.20) en route to a fourth-place finish at the National Pole Vault Summit (Jan. 28). (Outdoor) Finished 11th at the NCAA Championships ... Qualified for the national championships with a runner-up finish at the Midwest Regional (May 26) ... Cleared a season best 17-9.00 (5.41) ... Big 12 Champion in pole vault ... Was the only athlete to clear 17-5.50 (5.32) ... Posted a season best jump of 17.8.50 (5.30) en route to victory at the TCU Invitational (April 22) ... Cleared 17-0.75 (5.20) at the Texas Relays (April 8) ... Finished runner-up to teammate Chip Heuser at the season-opening Tulsa Invitational (March 25) ... Both cleared 16-6.75 (5.05), qualifying for the NCAA Midwest Regional, but Heuser won tiebreaker on attempts.

2004-2005: (Indoor) Until his runner-up finish at the Big 12 meet, was undefeated during the indoor season winning four straight events -- the Arkansas Invitational, USATF Pole Vault Summit, J.D. Martin Invitational and Sooner Indoor ... Placed fourth at the NCAA championships with a personal best of 18-0.50. (Outdoor) Placed second in every event until his fourth-place finish (17-10.5) at the Big 12 Championships ... Was a regional qualifier.

2003-2004: (Indoor) Finished sixth at the Big 12 Indoor meet ... Cleared 16-6 ... entered the meet tied for sixth ... Recorded his career best, 17-0.75, at the Iowa State Qualifier ... Cleared 16-0 or better in every meet. (Outdoor) Earned his first trip to NCAA competition with a fourth place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional, clearing 17-7 ... Ranked as the eighth best mark in school history ... Finished second in the pole vault at the Big 12 Championships ... Cleared 17-5 to earn runner-up finish ... Recorded career-best marks in each of his last two meets (the Big 12 and the NCAA Midwest Regional) ... Cleared the first two heights at the NCAA meet with ease then went out at 17-4.5, the last bar in the preliminary round ... Opened the season with a regional qualifying mark at the UTEP Springtime Invitational ... Finished second in the invitational division at the Michael Johnson/SBC Invitational, clearing 17-4.5 ... Added a second place finish at the UNT Twilight Invitational ... Cleared 17-0.75 ... Cleared a regional qualifying mark in each of his six meets.

High School: Won three state pole vault titles while competing for Jenks High School ... Helped team to four state team championships.


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