UCLA Track & Field BIO
Mark Sakioka
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Mark Sakioka 1264266
Position: Pole Vault
Other Position: Pole Vault
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Newport Harbor
Experience: 3 Years

2015 – A NCAA qualifier … Vaulted in eight outdoor meets … Finished sixth at the Pac-12 Championships with a jump of 16-8.75 … Cleared a season-best 16-8.75 twice … Won the Rafer Johnson/JJK Invitational with that season best … Took top honors against rival USC with a jump of 16-4.75 … Opened the outdoor season with a win at the CSUN Invitational … Competed in four indoor meets … Placed 10th at the MPSF Championships with an indoor season best of 16-6.

2014 - Competed in seven outdoor meets during his junior campaign … Cleared a season best 16-8 to finish second in the dual meet against rival USC … Placed eighth at the Pac-12 Championships with a vault of 16-2.75 … Finished second at the Rafer/JJK Invitational with a clearance of 16-4.75 … Took second at the Cal Poly Invitational with a mark of 16-0.75 … Opened the outdoor season with a clearance of 15-11 to finish second in the dual meet against Washington State … Competed in five indoor meets … Posted an indoor season best of 16-0.75 at the Don Kirby Invite.

2013 - Competed in 11 meets as a sophomore … Cleared 16-7.25 in the pole vault to tie for sixth at the Pac-12 Championships … Vaulted 16-5.50 to place third at the Oxy Invitational … Cleared 16-6 to finish third against rival USC … Placed fifth at the Mt. Sac Relays with a vault of 16-4.75 … Vaulted 16-2.75 to place fifth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite … Finished second at the Run for the Dream meet with a clearance of 15-6.25 … Cleared 16-0.75 to open the season at the New Mexico Don Kirby Elite Meet.

2012 - Placed seventh at the Pac-12 meet (16-4.50) ... Finished second vs. USC (15-11) ... Cleared a lifetime-best of 16-9.25 at the RJ/JJK Invite to finish seventh overall ... Placed fourth in section C at the Mt. SAC Relays (16-00.75) ... Was third vs. WSU and Tennessee (16-1.25) ... Finished fourth vs. Texas (15-11) ... In indoor track, posted a best of 16-2.75.

High School - Competed in the pole vault for Newport Harbor HS ... Set the Newport Harbor HS record ... CIF-SS champion and Sunset League MVP ... Named one of Newport Beach's top 15 athletes ... Prep best of 16-3 ... Ranked #1 in CA for indoor pole vault and #2 during outdoors.

Personal - Born March 8, 1993 ... Son of George and Stephanie Sakioka ... Has two sisters, Jennifer and Lauren ... Undeclared major.
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