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Pole Vault
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Bishop Blanchet


Honors: Outdoor Honorable Mention All-American (Pole Vault - 2017)...NCAA Outdoor Championships Participant (Pole Vault - 2017) • NCAA East First Round Participant (Pole Vault - 2017) • USTFCCCA All-Academic (2017)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2017)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2017)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017).

2016-17: Competed four times during the indoor season and seven times in the outdoor season, specializing in the pole vault…Debuted with a third place finish at the Bob Pollock Invitational (1/28) and followed it up with a second place finish at the Armory Invitational (2/4)…Set a new personal-best by clearing 13-8.25 (4.17) at the VT Challenge (2/18), putting her fifth at the event and fourth on the Duke all-time list…During the outdoor season, took second place at the Battle of the Blues (4/1), at the Duke Invitational (4/22), at the Virginia Grand Prix (4/29), and at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14)…Recorded a new-personal best and the fourth best height in Duke history when she cleared 13-9.25 (4.20) at the Pacific Coast Meet (4/13)…Competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/27), finishing in 11th place… Closed out the year with an appearance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/10) and finishing in 17th there to earn Honorable Mention All-American status…Named to Indoor and Outdoor All-ACC Academic team and to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Lettered all four years under Charlie Shugart while attending Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle, Wash…broke Washington state pole vault record multiple times…high school MVP in 2013 and 2015…2016 Tony Burkardt Award recipient, given to a student-athlete that overcomes adversity…Washington State girl’s decathlon record holder…Washington Athletic Club Scholar-Athlete recipient…National Honor Society member…St. Thomas Aquinas Academic Achievement Award recipient…mentor to incoming freshmen for three years.

Personal: Daughter of Sheila and Bill Marty…born on Dec. 29, 1997 in Seattle, Wash…has one brother, Sean…grandfather William R. Marty graduated from Duke. 

Indoor PR:
Pole Vault - 13-11.25 (4.25) [3] (2/24/2018)

Outdoor PRs:
110mH - 14.85 (High School)
Pole Vault - 13-9.25 (4.20) [4] (4/13/2018)
Decathlon - 5,503 (High School)

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