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12/09/2009

Corey Shank




From:
Fort Wayne, Indiana
started vaulting when i was 2

vaulted:
5'7"-age 5
6'6"-age 6
7'0"-age 7
14'0"-age 14

freshman year:
national indoor record 15'6.25"
15'10" outdoors (4th highest jump by freshman ever)
3rd at state meet

sophomore year:
16'3" indoors (2nd highest jump by sophomore indoors ever)
state champion
jumped 17" (2nd highest jump by sophomore ever)

junior year:
jumped 16'6.75" indoors (6th highest jump by jr. indoors ever)
run 10.8 in open 100
3rd place 4x1 at state
state champion 16'6"
usatf youth national champion

senior year:
jumped 16'1" indoors
jumped 16'7" outdoors
state champ 16'3"
3rd place 4x1 42.01 best time of year 41.71

other awards:
4 time all-american
indiana gatorade track and field athlete of the year

Right now i am attending the university of kansas and majoring in business. My goals are to win conference and nationals while i am here in college and then be able to turn pro after my college career. After my vaulting career is over i plan to use my business degree to open my own business.

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