All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
All set personal bests during their performances
Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
Women's pole vaulters impress, as does Brazzel in long jump
|Yanker's Career Best Performances|
|High Jump||2.06m (6' 9")(3/2/13)|
Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in eight regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...competed only in the high jump...held the team's best high jump on the season - as well as the fourth best in school history - when he cleared 2.06 meters (6' 9") at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2)...had three other jumps of 2.00 meters or better on the year: a 2.04 meter (6' 8.25") leap at the South Alabama Invitational (4/13), a 2.03 meter (6' 8") at the LSU Relays (3/23) and a 2.01 meter (6' 7") jump at the Stanford Invitational (3/29)...posted a leap of 1.94 meters (6' 4.25") at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/11)...had three identical jumps of 1.95 meters (6' 4.75") at the Samford Invitational (4/27), the Sun Angel Classic (4/6) and the SLU Lion Invitational (4/19)...also competed during the Bob Hayes Cowboy Relays (3/9), clearing 1.91 meters (6' 3.25").
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's eight meets...participated in the high jump in each meet...ranked eighth in Conference USA in the high jump...owned the team's top mark in the high jump...owned the top seven marks in the high jump in 2012...boasted a top height of 2.02-meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14)...cleared 2.00-meters at the Lion Invitational (4/20)...logged jumps of 1.95-meters at both the Jaguar Invitational (3/31) and the Aztec Invitational (3/16)...jumped 1.92-meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/12) and the LSU Relays (3/23).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in all eight of the team's meets...participated in the high jump in all eight meets...held the team's top seven marks on the season in the event...posted a season-best lead of 1.98-meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/15)...cleared 1.91-meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) and 1.90-meters at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1)...posted a height of 1.88-meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/9), the LSU Relays (3/25) and the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...jumped 1.85-meters at the Louisiana Classics (3/19).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in four of the team's six meets...participated in the high jump in all four meets...was the team's top performer in the high jump...posted a season-best height of 1.95-meters at the South Alabama/UL-Lafayette Tri-meet (3/27)...cleared 1.93-meters at the Louisiana Classics (3/20) and 1.86-meters at the Seminole Invitational (4/9)...also jumped 1.83-meters at the Golden Eagle Invitational (4/24).
About Max Yanker
Prep: Lettered in track and field while at Rye High School...was an All-League, All-County and All-Section honoree in the high jump as a junior and senior...also lettered in football...helped the Garnets to the Football State Championship as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born Maxwell Henry Yanker on January 20, 1991...the son of Rod and Mary Yanker...has one sister, Anna.