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  Lacy Janson
Lacy Janson

RS Senior

Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Mooney

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2003 Indoor Pole Vault National Champion
Four-time All-American (2002 Indoor, 2002 Outdoor, 2003 Indoor, 2003 Outdoor)
Six-Time Atlantic Coast Conference Pole Vault Champion (2002 Indoor and Outdoor, 2003 Indoor and Outdoor, 2004 Indoor, 2005 Outdoor)
Six-time All-ACC honoree (2002 Indoor, 2002 Outdoor, 2003 Indoor, 2003 Outdoor, 2004 Indoor, 2005 Outdoor)

Collegiate Best: Pole Vault (14' 7.25m)

School Record: 1st all-time in the indoor pole vault (14'7.25"), 1st all-time in the outdoor pole vault (14'4")

2005: Outdoor - Redshirted during the outdoor campaign. Indoor - Top Seminole pole vaulter during the indoor campaign, hitting a season-best height of 14'1.25" (4.30m) at the Gator Invitational... was named ACC Co-Performer of the Week after automatically qualifying for the NCAAs in her first meet in two seasons... returned from a redshirt indoor campaign to hit the automatic qualifying mark three times during the season... won four of five events competed in during the season... took 14th place at the NCAA National Championships meet... won the Atlantic Coast Conference Pole Vault Championship and ended the season with the best vault by over 18 inches.

2004: Outdoor - Four-time All American in the pole vault... earned a spot at nationals after finishing in the top fi ve at the NCAA East Regional meet, with a vault of 13'1.75"... spent the majority of the season in fourth place in the nation, with her vault of 13'11.75", posted at the Texas Relays... became the first female to win her third consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor pole vault title (2002-04), vaulting to a height of 13'7.25" (4.15m)... holds five overall conference titles (2002 Indoor, 2003 Indoor) in addition to her 2003 NCAA Indoor National Championship title... finished the season with three event wins - ACC meet, Florida dual meet and the Georgia Tech Invite... Indoor - Redshirted to train for the Olympics.

Senior Lacy Janson

2003: Outdoor - Appeared in her second straight NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship in the pole vault competition... earned All-American accolades at the outdoor championship with an eighth place finish, clearing 13' 5.25" (4.10m)... recorded an automatic bid by winning the pole vault at the East Regional in Fairfax, VA with a mark of 13' 2.25" (4.02m)... won the 2003 ACC Outdoor Championship in the pole vault and has won two consecutive outdoor conference pole vault titles...recorded an outdoor then personal best mark of 14' 4" (4.37m) at the Florida Relays... broke her previous Florida State and ACC record set last year at 14' 0"... finished the season as the top rated pole vaulter in the ACC... won six of nine events in the pole vault in 2003... cleared 4.00m or better in seven of nine meets... finished 12th at the FSU Relays while competing in the men's pole vault, establishing a mark of 13' 8.25" (4.17m). Indoor - Won the 2003 NCAA Indoor Track & Field national title to earn All-American honors... once again broke the school and conference record with her vault of 14' 7.25" at the NCAA Indoor Championship... vaulted to a second straight ACC Indoor Championship winning the event with a height of 14' 0" (4.27m), an ACC record... won at the Purple Tiger Invite and Gator Invitational, with marks of 13' 9.25" (4.20m) at both meets... won every pole vault competition that she competed in, currently going a perfect six for six.

2002: Outdoor - Earned All-America honors following a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championships with a height of 12-09.50... vaulted a record-breaking 14 feet at the ACC Championships to win the conference title and earn All-ACC honors... the height broke the conference, ACC meet and FSU pole vault records... the 14-foot vault was the third highest mark in the nation entering the NCAA Championships... only FSU member to vault over 13 feet... vaulted 13 feet or higher at six meets Indoor - Achieved All-America honors in the pole vault as she finished in sixth place with a mark of 13-7.25 at the NCAA Track & Field Championships... only Seminole to automatically qualify for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships... holds the Atlantic Coast Conference and school record with her mark of 13-7.25 at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships... that same mark earned her the ACC title in the pole vault... awarded as the ACC Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week twice... first, after qualifying for the NCAA Championships at her first collegiate meet, the Florida Intercollegiates, second, after winning the Gator Invitational and breaking the three-year old O'Connell Center Indoor Track record.

Prep: Had an impressive prep career that included a successful stint on the U.S. national team... was the champion at the 2001 Junior Pan American Games in Argentina... placed second for the U.S. Junior Team at a dual meet against the Britain Junior Team in Edinbourgh, England... was the 2001 high school national champion in the pole vault... holds the Florida high school record in the pole vault with a mark of 13-01.5... earned MVP honors on her high school team during her junior and senior years... lettered in track and field for two years at Cardinal Mooney High School... competed in volleyball for four years... earned honor roll honors all four years of high school... member of the National Honors Society... earned all-state honors in volleyball her junior and senior seasons.

Personal: Daughter of Chuck and Laurie Janson... competed in the pole vault at the United States Olympic Trials during the summer of 2004... born on February 20, 1983... sister Kristin also competes on the track team... made the Dean's List her first semester at FSU...major is undecided.

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