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NICK NAPIER

Player profile

position
Pole Vault
year
Sophomore
hometown
Bradenton, Fla.
high school
Lakewood Ranch
other college
South Alabama

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Sophomore transfer pole vaulter who joins the Noles from South Alabama…posted his personal-best at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships when he cleared 4.63m (15-2.25)…joins his brother Hunter on the FSU squad.

 

2020

Indoor: Represented the Noles in three meets in his first season of indoor competition collegiately…opened up with a fourth-place finish in the pole vault at the Orange & Purple Elite (4.60m/15-1)…posted a lifetime-best (indoors or outdoors) at the Bob Pollock Invitational, clearing 4.65 meters (15-3).

 

Personal

Follows his senior brother Hunter and father Mark as the third Napier to compete for the Noles…competed during the outdoor season in 2019 for South Alabama after sitting out the indoor season as a redshirt…placed 11th at the Conference USA Outdoor meet…posted third-place finishes at the Auburn Tiger Classic and Southern Miss Open…finished eighth at the 2018 Florida 4A state meet in the pole vault after winning the region title with his high school PB (4.35m/14-3.25)…competed in three seasons of track & field at Lakewood Ranch, two years of cross country and played one season of varsity soccer…the son of FSU graduates Mark and Karen Napier…father, Mark, competed in the jumps and decathlon at FSU in ’88 and ’89 and is the director of track & field at IMG Academy…pursuing a social science degree at FSU…born June 5, 2000.