UCLA Track & Field BIO
Natasha Kolbo
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Natasha Kolbo 1264218
Other Position: Pole Vault
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Arroyo Grande, Calif.
High School: St. Joseph
2014 - Earned USTFCCCA second team All-American honors by placing 13th in the pole vault at the NCAA national meet with a mark of 13-3.5 … Achieved the seventh all-time best mark in the pole vault at UCLA at the Pac-12 Championships, placing second with a lifetime best of 13-10.5 … Placed first at the Rafer/JJK Invitational with a 13-4.25 … Placed third in her division of the Mt. SAC Relays with 13-7.25 … Jumped a national meet qualifying mark of 13-7 at the NCAA West Prelims … Finished eighth at the Don Kirby Elite with a jump of 13-5.75 … Named second-team Pac-12 All-Academic … Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team.

2013 – Vaulted in 13 meets her junior season … Etched her named in the UCLA top-10 with a vault of 13-6.25 at the New Mexico Don Kirby Elite meet … Was a NCAA qualifier during the outdoor season … Cleared a season-best 13-3.75 at the Texas Relays … Finished third in the dual meet against USC … Cleared 13-1.50 to finish tied for third at the Mt. Sac Relays … Finished tied for third at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite … Placed second against TCU/LSU … Tied for second at the UW Final Qualifier, clearing 12-11 … Finished sixth at the MPSF Championships … Opened the season with a clearance of 12-10.75 at the UW Invitational.

2012 - Placed 19th in the pole vault at the NCAA Prelim with a lifetime-best of 13-4.25 ... Tied for eighth at Pac-12s (13-00.75) .... Was third against USC (12-6.25) ... Won her section at the Mt. SAC Relays (12-11.50) ... Tied for 10th at the RJ/JJK Invite (11-10.50) ... Tied for fourth at the Pepsi Invite (13-1.50) ... Placed second against both WSU and Tennessee (13-00.75) ... Was second at the Ben Brown Invite (12-11.75) ... In indoor track, had a top vault of 12-4.75 ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2011 - Competed in the pole vault at Pac-10s ... Was fourth against USC (12-4.50) ... Cleared a season-high 12-7.50 at the Triton and Bryan Clay Invites ... Tied for third in the collegiate vault at the Stanford Invite (11-3.75) ... Finished fourth vs. Tennessee (12-1.50) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in track and three letters in volleyball at St. Joseph HS ... Placed second in the vault at the 2010 CA State Meet ... 2010 CIF-Div. IV pole vault champion ... 2010 first-team all-league in the long/high jump and pole vault ... 2009 first-team all-league in the long/high jump and 200m ... Two-time team captain ... Four-time team MVP for track ... Set the CIF-Div. IV pole vault record (12-6) ... Set school records in the high jump (5-4.50), long jump (18-11), 100m (12.34) and pole vault (12-9).

Personal - Born April 5, 1992 in San Jose, CA ... Daughter of Phil and Christy Kolbo ... Has one brother and sister, Tyler and Kelsey ... Undeclared major.

Best Marks
Outdoor Pole Vault - 13-4.25
Indoor Pole Vault - 13-6.25
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