UCLA Track & Field BIO
Elena Clarke
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Elena Clarke 1264285
Position: Pole Vault
Other Position: Pole Vault
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Luis Obispo, Calif.
High School: San Luis Obispo
Experience: 3 Years

2015– NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round competed in her main event the Pole Vault placing 16th vaulting to a height of 13’7”… Pac-12 Track & Field Championships vaulted 13’0.25” to place 5th in the duel meet… UCLA vs. USC won the competition and provided points for the Bruins placing 1st with a mark of 13’3.75”… 2015 Arizona State Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational placed 3rdwith a mark of 12’8.25”

… Indoor: MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships vaulted and placed 6th with a mark of 13’0.25”… New Mexico Team Invitational placed 2nd with a mark of 13’6.5 which was her season best for that indoor season… Lumberjack Team Challenge placed 1st with a mark of 13’1.25”

2014 - Was a NCAA qualifier in the pole vault … Jumped a lifetime best of 13-6.25 to win the pole vault at the LSU Battle on the Bayou … That mark ranks 11th all-time at UCLA … Placed first in her group at the NAU Invitational with a jump of 13-4.25 … Scored first place against USC with a mark of 13-0.25 … Jumped 13-4.25 at the Rafer/JJK Invitational to place second … Placed sixth at the Pac-12 Championships with a jump of 13-0.75 … Vaulted 13-1.5 at the Texas Relays for fifth in her division and 13-1.5 again at the Mt. SAC Relays for fourth in her division… Jumped 13-1.75 at the Don Kirby Elite … Earned MPSF All-Academic honors … A Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention selection … Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team.

2013 – Vaulted in six meets as a sophomore … Cleared a season-best 12-4 at the SDSU Aztec Invitational … Helped the Bruins place in four of the top five spots at the Run For the Dream meet by clearing 11-6.25 to finish fifth.

2012 - Tied for 10th in the pole vault at the Oxy Invite (11-4.50) ... Placed ninth vs. USC (11-6.50) ... Tied for 13th at the Bryan Clay Invite (10-11.75) ... Tied for 10th at the RJ/JJK Invite (11-10.50) ... Tied for fourth at the Ben Brown Invite with a season-best 12-0 ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in track at San Luis Obispo HS where she set the school record in the pole vault ... Was a two-time CIF-SS Div. III champion and two-time Pac-7 League champion ... Set a stadium record at the Pac-7 League finals ... Had a prep best of 12-8 in the pole vault.

Personal - Born October 5, 1993 in San Luis Obispo, CA ... Daughter of Jonathan and Danielle Clarke ... Has one sister, Hannah ... Communications studies major.
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