Joey Farkash
Joey  Farkash


Agoura Hills, Calif.

High School:
Agoura HS '04

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Pole Vault

Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior

2008: Finished T6th in pole vault at Big West Conference Championships, clearing PR of 4.75m (15-7)... Tied with Josh Sandler for team's best mark of the year... Previous best was 4.62m (15-1.75) at Payton Jordan Invite.

2007: Redshirted.

2006: Cleared season-best 4.60m (15-1) at Woody Wilson Classic... Placed 3rd both in Bulldog Dual and Aggie Open... Only UC Davis vaulter during indoor season, recording 4.45 (14-7.25) at Husky Classic.

2005: Hit season-best pole vault of 4.47 (14-8) on two occasions: at Cal-Nevada state meet and Div. I Independent meet.

AGOURA HS '04: Finished 3rd in pole vault at Southern Section D-II championships, clearing 14-3... Prep best was a 15-1 mark at 2003 Arcadia Invitational... Four-year Scholar-Athlete.

PERSONAL: Born in Panorama City, Calif.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior (NPB)... Parents are Daniel & Tara Farkash... Twin sister, Adina, competed for women's track & field and rowing teams... Also enjoys gymnastics, listing Paul Hamm among his sports heroes.