Emily Bush

Orangevale, Calif.

High School:
Bella Vista HS '09


Pole Vault


2012: Set school pole vault records for both indoors (3.82m, 12-6.25) and outdoors (4.02m, 13-2.25)... Broke Jen Swanson's 2000 benchmark at Woody Wilson Classic, qualifying for NCAA West Prelim... Also set meet and track records with that performance... Indoor record took place at UW Invitational, edging previous standard held jointly by Swanson (2000) and Tessa Fraser (2010).

2011: Finished 4th in pole vault (3.65m/11-11.75) at Big West Conference Championships... Became sixth Aggie to break 12-foot barrier, clearing 3.75m (12-3.5) at Steve Scott Invitational.

2010: Vaulted 3.50m (11-5.75) at Woody Wilson Classic.

BELLA VISTA HS '09: Placed 4th in vault (11-1) at Sac-Joaquin Section D-II meet as a senior... Advanced to state championships, where she took 11th (11-4)... Ranked among top 10 in state with 12-foot effort... Won Capital Athletic League titles in vault (11-9) and 4x100 relay (51.85)... Voted team MVP in 2009, Outstanding Field Athlete in 2008... Ranks among school's all-time leaders in pole vault, long jump and 4x100 relay... Also competed for Taft Athletics club (Fair Oaks, Calif.) from 2007-09... Accomplished in painting/drawing, earning school's Outstanding Art Student award as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Carmichael, Calif.... Majoring in English... Parents are Kevin & Suzanne Bush... Proudest personal accomplishment was volunteering in a Peruvian orphanage for two months... Career sports highlight was clearing 12 feet (with no scratches) after running a 4x100 relay leg.