Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)
2016-17: Competed in six meets during the indoor season and in four during the outdoor campaign, specializing in the pole vault…Earned consecutive third place finishes at the Carolina Cup (1/13) and Hokie Invitational (1/20)…Also earned fourth and fifth place finishes at the Camel City Invitational (2/4) and Bob Pollock Invitational (1/28) respectively…Set a new personal-best by clearing 15-7.00 (4.75) at the VT Challenge (2/18) to finish in second place…Earned top ten finishes in the pole vault at the Raleigh Relays (3/25), Duke Invitational (4/22), and the Virginia Grand Prix (4/29)…Set a new personal-best at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) as he cleared 15-11.75 (4.87) to finish in seventh place…Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered all four years under Joe Sanford while attending McDowell High School in Erie, Pa…earned three outdoor state medals and two indoor state medals in pole vault…2016 Indoor State Champion…four-time district 10 champion…Butler Invitational record holder…McDowell Invitational record holder…member of the National Honor Society…four-time Scholar Athlete Award recipient…member and captain of McDowell’s robotic team…received an award for the best mathematics student at McDowell upon graduation.
Personal: Son of Kimberly and Derek Sanford…born on Nov. 10, 1997 in Erie, Pa…has one brother, Chase, and one sister, Ayden.
Pole Vault - 15-7.00 (4.75) (2/18/2017)
Pole Vault - 15-11.75 (4.87) (5/14/2017)