Track & Field

 Mary Chris Durham
Mary Chris Durham


Owensboro, Ky.

High School:

Pole Vault

• 2009 All-District CoSIDA Academic Honor Roll
• 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Varsity Record Holder - Indoor Pole Vault
• Varsity Record Holder - Outdoor Pole Vault
• Freshman Record Holder - Indoor Pole Vault

2009 (Junior): Outdoor - Matched the UK varsity record of 12-1.50 at the Florida Relays, improving her personal-best outdoor mark by more than five inches ... Cleared 11-7.75 to finish seventh at Jesse Owens Track Classic. Indoor - Posted season-best height of 11-07.75 at the Kentucky Invitational.

2008 (Sophomore): Outdoor - At Nikoloff Invitational placed third overall with season-best vault of 11-7.25 which ranks third all-time at UK. Indoor - At SEC Championships, set a new school record clearing a height of 12-6.25 bettering her record set earlier this season by 2.75 inches to finish eighth in the conference ... Cleared a height of 12-3.50 to set the school record at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2007: Red-shirted.

2006 (Freshman): Outdoor - Broke the UK outdoor mark in the pole vault with a jump of 11-1 at the Jesse Owens Classic Indoor - Captured the school record with a near personal best jump of 11-11.75 (t-ninth place all-time UK) in the pole vault at the SEC Championships ... Placed third at the Kentucky Invitational with a leap of 11-5.75 ...Tied for fifth place at the Rod McCravy Invitational. High School: Jumped a personal best 12-0 at the Daviess County Invite ... Won the state meet as a senior with a meet record jump of 11-6 ... Set the indoor state meet record (11-6) by winning the Mason Dixon Games. Personal: Full name is Mary Christine Durham ... Born July 18, 1986 ... Parents are Terry and Mary Beth Durham ... Has two brothers Clay and Rob ... Brother Rob plays football at Georgetown (Ky.) College ... Communications and history graduate with one year of eligibility left in each season.

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