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Madison

Heath

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Pole Vault
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mandeville, La.
High School: Fontainebleau

Bio

Honors: Outdoor Honorable Mention All-America (Pole Vault - 2015)...NCAA Outdoor Championships Participant (Pole Vault - 2015, 2016, 2017)...NCAA East First Round Participant (Pole Vault - 2015, 2016, 2017)...USTFCCCA All-Academic (2015, 2017)...Indoor ACC Champion (Pole Vault - 2017)...Indoor First Team All-ACC (Pole Vault - 2016, 2017)...Outdoor Second Team All-America (Pole Vault - 2016, 2017)...Outdoor First Team All-ACC (Pole Vault - 2017)...Indoor Second Team All-America (Pole Vault - 2017)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2016, 2017)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2015, 2016, 2017)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016, 2017)

2016-17: Competed in eight events during both the indoor and outdoor seasons, specializing in the pole vault…Finished in first place at the Carolina Cup (1/13), at the Bob Pollock Invitational (1/28), and at the Armory Invitational (2/4)…Cleared the second highest height in Duke history when she reached 14-0.00 (4.27) at the VT Challenge (2/18) to finish in second place there…Finished in first place at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/25) as she reached a height of 13-11.25 (4.25) to earn her first individual ACC title...Named First Team All-ACC…Competed at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/11), finishing in 13th place and being named a Second Team All-American…Named ACC Indoor Field Performer of the Week on January 24th…Finished in first place at the Raleigh Relays (3/25), at the Battle of the Blues (4/1), and at the Duke Invitational (4/22)…Reached third all-time in the Duke record books when she reached a height of 14-3.25 (4.35) at the Pacific Coast Meet (4/13)…Finished in first place at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) after clearing 13-10.50 (4.23)…Earned a second place finish at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/27)…Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/10), finishing in 13th place with a height of 13-7.25 (4.15)... First team All-America and first team All-ACC for outdoor pole vault…named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2015-16: Participated in six competitions during the indoor season and eight during the outdoor campaign, specializing in the pole vault…in indoor competition, recorded the third-best clearance in Duke history, placing first at the HPU Team Challenge (2/11) with a height of 13-9.75 (4.21)…finished third at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/26) after clearing 13-8.25 (4.17)…named first team All-ACC for indoor pole vault…during the outdoor season, finished first at the Raleigh Relays (3/26), clearing 14-1.25 (4.30), the third-best clearance in school history…placed second at the Penn Relays (4/28) with a mark of 13-5.25 (4.10)…at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/13), finished third with a clearance of 13-7.75 (4.16)…at the NCAA East, successfully cleared 13-11.25 (4.25) to place ninth overall…qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/9) and finished 15th with a mark of 13-3.50 (4.05)…second team All-America and first team All-ACC for outdoor pole vault…named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2014-15: Burst on to the scene as a pole vault specialist during her rookie season in Durham…Indoors, recorded the third-best clearance in school history, placing fifth at the Virginia Tech Elite (2/7) with a height of 13-6.25 (4.12)…took seventh place at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27) after clearing 13-0.25 (3.97)…finished in the top five at both the Hokie Invitational (1/24) and the VT Challenge (2/21)…Outdoors, voted as Duke women’s team’s Freshman of the Year…joined teammate Megan Clark in qualifying for the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/11) in the women’s pole vault…was Duke’s lone freshman to qualify for nationals and one of two rookies in the women’s pole vault competition…earned her bid to Eugene after tying for the top height at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (5/28) with a vault of 13-8.50 (4.18)…at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/16), successfully cleared 13-1.75 (4.01) to place 10th overall…finished first in her pole vault section at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/17) with a personal-best clearance of 13-9.25 (4.20), ranking third all-time in school history…earned additional top-three placings at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4), Duke Invitational (4/11) and Duke Twilight (5/6)…earned a spot on both the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team and the All-ACC Academic Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Team…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four years in track & field at Fontainebleau High School in Mandeville, La., under the guidance of coaches Terry Thiel and 2008 Olympic pole vaulter Erica Bartolina…set the school and Louisiana Division I state pole vault records…qualified for the state meet all four years, including first-place finishes at both the indoor and outdoor Louisiana Division I state meets her senior year…placed fifth at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals meet her senior year to garner All-America honors…also earned All-America honors by placing second at the Outdoor USATF meet…lettered four years in volleyball while at Fontainebleau High…named a Louisiana All-Star and led her team to the Louisiana Division I state championship her sophomore season…served as vice president of the National Honor Society…was one of six Valedictorians for her graduating class.

Personal: Daughter of Brian and Donna Heath…born Nov. 3, 1995 in Mandeville, La….has two sisters, Savannah and Julianne.

Indoor PR
Pole Vault- 14-0.00 (4.27) [2] (2/18/2017)

Outdoor PR
Pole Vault- 14-3.25 (4.35) [3] (4/13/2017)

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