2006 - Earned All-American honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a third-place finish in the pole vault (18-0.50, No. 5 all-time at UCLA) ... Placed sixth at the West Region Championships (17-1) ... Pac-10 runner-up with a jump of 17-8.50 ... Against USC, finished second in the vault (16-6.75) ... Won the RJ/JJK Invitational vault competition (17-8.50) ... Also won the Cal/Nevada vault title (17-2.75) ... In indoor track, placed fourth at the MPSF Championships with a mark of 17-1 ... Finished second at both the United Heritage (17-1) and UW Indoor Invitationals (16-0.75) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2005 - Redshirted the outdoor season ... In Indoor track, jumped a season-best 16-11.50 at the MPSF Championships (4th overall).
2004 - Tied for 10th overall at the West Regional (16-5.25) ... Finished seventh at Pac-10's with a jump of 16-11.50.
2003 - Placed 15th at the West Regional (16-7.25) ... Finished second at the Long Beach Invite (16-0.75) ... Against USC, finished fourth with a vault of 16-0.
High School - Placed fourth at the USATF Junior National Championships (15-9), earning Verizon All-America honors ... Won the Sac-Joaquin Masters Meet with a personal-best 17-0 (ranked No. 3 on the U.S. high school list) ... Also won the Sac-Joaquin Div. I title (15-7) ... Placed second at the CA State Meet (16-1), Golden West Invite (16-0) and Arcadia Invite (15-6) ... Won the Sacramento CIF crown (15-9) and Central CA Conference Championship (16-0) ... Won the CA State meet in 2001 (16-3, No. 2 on the U.S. high school list) and the Arcadia Invite (15-6).
Personal - Born August 19, 1983 in Merced, CA ... Son of Steve and Marie Landers ... Has one sister, Gina ... Political Science major.
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