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Bobby Most
Bobby Most

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laredo, Texas

High School:
United

Last College:
SW Texas State

Event:
Pole Vault

Experience:
In.: 2L Out.: 3L


2006 INDOOR: National qualifier in the vault ... opened the season vaulting 16'-0.75" at the Wes Kittley AllComers ... cleared a NCAA provisional mark of 17'-0.75" at the next two meets ... cleared a personal best of 17'-7.25" at the Washington Last Chance ... ended the season at the NCAA Championships vaulting 17'-0.75".

2005 OUTDOOR: All-region and all-conference performer in the pole vault ... finished second at the Midwest Regional with a clearance of 17'-5" ... was third at the Big 12 Championships with a clearance of 17'-10.5" ... totaled four regional qualifying marks on the season, including clearances of 17'6.5" at the Mean Green Twilight and 17'-4.5" at Texas Relays ... effort at Texas Relays was good enough for fourth place.

2005 INDOOR: Cleared two provisional qualifying heights during the season ... season-best height of 17'-4.5" came at the Tyson Invitational ... cleared a height of 17'-3.5" at the Notre Dame Last Chance ... marked a jump of 16'-11.5" and a fifth-place finish at the Big 12 Championships, earning all-conference honors.

2004 OUTDOOR: Competed in the pole vault ... All-American and all-region ... jumped 17'-11" at Regionals for a third-place finish ... earned All-American honors with a jump of 17'-8.5" to tie for eighth ... finished fourth at the Texas Relays clearing 17'-8.50" ... vaulted 17'-4.5" at both the MJ Invitational and UTEP Invitational for third and second-place finishes.

2003 OUTDOOR: Big 12 Champion in the pole vault with a height of 18'-0.5" ... was the 11th best performer in the United States in the pole vault going into the NCAA Championship ... received an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships after no-heighting at the Mid-West regional meet due to injury ... tied for first in prelims at the NCAA with a mark of 16'-10.75" ... spent most the season at the No. 2 position in Trackwire's Dandy Dozen and is now ranked No. 3 ... is just the second vaulter to clear 18 feet in school history and first since 1989 ... went 18'-0" at the ACU Open and placed second ... won the Texas Tech Open with a vault of 16'-11.75" ... was second at Drake Relays ... won the Indian Relays and set a meet record at 17'-2.25" ... was champion of the Texas Relays as he out vaulted Brad Walker, Eric Eshback and Trent Powell.

2003 INDOOR: All-American pole vaulter with a fifth-place finish and a season best mark of 17'-7.75" at the NCAA Championship ... tied for sixth at the USATF Pole Vault Summit with a mark of 16'-10.75" ... took the gold medal at the Red Raider Classic with a height of 17'-1" ... tied for second at the Red Raider Invitational, with a height of 16'-7.25" ... earned all-conference honors with a silver finish at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 17'-5.75".

AT SOUTHWEST TEXAS: Set the freshman class record for the pole vault in both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... national qualifier in the pole vault as a freshman ... had the best mark for a freshman in the NCAA for both the indoor and outdoor seasons, 17'-6.5" and 17'-8.5" respectively ... SWT Newcomer of the Year ...all-conference during the indoor season ... was a pre-season Trackwire.com Dandy Dozen.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2001 graduate of United high school in Laredo, Texas ... two-sport athlete who competed in baseball and track ... was a standout in high school as he was the 5A Texas State Champion in the pole vault with a height of 17'-0" ... top ranked high school vaulter with a best of 17'-8" ... also top ranked U.S. junior (19-under) ... fifth ranked world junior ... his height was the eighth best high school jump in the U.S. all-time ... earned All-American honors from Adidas, Nike, Track and Field News, and Dyestat ... named Dyestat "Elite" honors ... placed first at Great Southwest Classic and Golden West Invitational meets ... earned the Marie Rodebaugh Most Inspirational Athlete Award at Golden West Invitational ... placed fifth at Nike Indoor Championships, second at Adidas Outdoor Championships and first at the AAU South Texas Championships ... selected United High School Track MVP ... also earned high school Track Longhorn Spirit Award ... set the Laredo city pole vault record ... set the district 3-5A meet record, on his way to setting the Region IV pole vault meet record ... Laredo Morning Times "Athlete of the Year" in 2001 ... selected as a top 10 Track and Field News High School Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL: Born 12-13-82 in Phoenix, Ariz ... son of Robert and Michele Most ... father works for the United States Border Patrol ... mother works at Laredo National Bank ... both parents graduated from Central Arizona College ... father played baseball while mother was a three-sport athlete lettering in volleyball, basketball and softball at CAC ... has a younger brother, Clayton ... majoring in finance.

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