Junior jumper was one of three student-athletes o reach the winning mark in the women’s high jump
The senior pole vaulter finished with the third highest measurement in the competition
Toney competes in the men's pole vault on Wednesday (5:00 p.m.), while Beattie competes in the women's high jump on Saturday (3:00 p.m.)
The junior jumper received the highest UC Davis place out of the four student-athletes that competed on Saturday
Meanwhile, Thomas advances in the men's 400 quarterfinals, taking place on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
|Pole Vault||5.45m||NCAA Final||05-02-14|
2018: NCAA ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM… 2018 BIG WEST POLE VAULT CHAMPION… BIG WEST MALE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (Apr. 24)… Catapulted himself to a school record pole vault of 5.45m at the NCAA Finals on Jun. 6… Cleared a 5.35m height at the Beach Invitational on Apr. 20 prior to the record-breaking pole vault, which was good for a three-way tie for the top spot in the UC Davis Record Book… Received the top 12 highest measurements on the UC Davis performance list this season, nine of which were either first-place or second-place finishes… Garnered the individual title in this event at the Big West Track and Field Championships with a 5.28m height.
2014: Competed seven times in the pole vault, clearing season-best 4.98m (16-4) while winning the event at the Causeway Classic Dual... Also went over 16 feet with 16-0.75 during fifth-place performance at Big West Championships... Did it earlier as well while taking second at Mt. SAC Relays... Won pole vault at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and Stanford Invitational.
SAINT FRANCIS HS '13: Standout pole vaulter who won trio of West Catholic Athletic League titles and two CIF-Central Coast Section championships... Took sixth at state championships during his senior season and was ranked fifth in the state with a PR of 16-1... Was section runner-up as a sophomore... Twice named Vertical Jumper of the Year.
PERSONAL: Born in Mountain View, Calif... Majoring in managerial economics.. Parents are Steve and Maider Toney... Father was a pole vaulter at Cal Poly... Best advice for pole vaulter is "If you're scared to do it at this point, you should quit now"... Would like to see more attempts added to his event.