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LAUREN GIFFIN

LAUREN GIFFIN

performance result

Completing her final season of eligibility as a graduate student competing in the pole vault…has made tremendous strides entering her third year with the FSU program after transferring from Tyler (Texas) Junior College…coming off a solid indoor campaign, capped by her sixth-place finish at the ACC Championship, where she matched her indoor career-best with a vault of 3.91m (12-10)…placed in the top eight in four of five meets, including an eighth-place finish at the Razorback Invitational when she cleared 3.91 for the first time…has scored in each of the last four ACC Championship meets (indoors and outdoors)

2011

Outdoor – qualified for the NCAA East Region in the pole vault…posted a fifth-place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a height of 3.86m (12-8), narrowly missing All-ACC honors…highly competitive throughout the season, placing seventh or higher in eight of 10 meets…opened the year with a winning, career-best vault of 3.95m (12-11.50) at the UNF Spring Break Invitational. Indoor – placed seventh at the ACC Indoor Championships, matching her career-best effort under roof (3.85)…was runner-up early in the year at the Hokie Invitational.

2010

Outdoor – put together a timely, new personal-best of 3.70m (12-1.50) at the ACC Outdoor Championships, placing seventh…competed in eight meets and scored her first collegiate victory at the 60th FAMU Relays. Indoor – in her first season of competition for the Seminoles posted a new best of 3.61m (11-10) at the Tyson Invitational…finished 11th in her first ACC Championship appearance.

Personal

Has made multiple appearances on the Florida State Dean’s List and ACC Honor Roll, while also earning All-ACC Academic honors…completing her master’s degree in public history…aspires to be a museum curator…born Feb. 14, 1989.