Lauren Radke
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Oaks Christian HS '08

Height:
5-6

Position:
Pole Vault

Major:
Human Development

2011: Big West Conference runner-up in pole vault, clearing 3.80m (12-5.5)... Broke 12-foot barrier seven times, including best of 3.83m (12-6.75) at Woody Wilson and 3.81m (12-6) in Causeway Dual, both good for first place... Moved up to 3rd all-time in school outdoor list... Matched indoor PR of 3.61m (11-10) at Husky Classic, 4th in Aggie history.

2010: Finished 4th in pole vault (3.63m, 11-10.75) at Big West Conference Championships... Posted team season-best of 3.82m (12-6.25) at Brutus Hamilton, good for meet win and 3rd in school history... Also went 3.75m (12-3.5) at Sac State Open the week before conference... Posted indoor best of 3.61m (11-10) at Husky Classic.

2009: Placed 2nd in pole vault at Big West Conference meet... One of three to clear 3.70m (12-1.5) but earned runner-up based on attempts... Tied Tessa Fraser for Aggies' season-best vault mark, posting 3.75m (12-3.5) at Woody Wilson Classic.

OAKS CHRISTIAN HS '08: Three-time Southern Section champion and two-time state qualifier in pole vault... Set CIF-SS Division IV record with 12-0 effort during prelim flight... Among her vault coaches was Ben Browder, better known for sci-fi series Farscape and Stargate SG-1... Also captured league titles in 100 and 200... Four-year team MVP in golf... Competed for No Limit Sports club (Los Angeles) for three years.

PERSONAL: Born in Scottsdale, Ariz.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Thomas & Barbara Radke... Nickname is "Lulu"... Proudest personal accomplishment was overcoming a three-year battle with Graves' Disease... One of four officers for UC Davis' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.