WSU CAREER. REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2009-10): Women's Team Captain: Indoor - Achieved NCAA Provisional Qualifying height of 4.07m/13-4 1/4i at Vandal Indoor...tied for seventh at MPSF Championships with vault of 3.85m/12-7 1/2i...Outdoor - Season-best height of 3.95m/12-11 1/2 vaulted at Oregon-Washington Clash III in Spokane...finished 11th at Pac-10 Championships with vault of 3.82m/12-6 1/4/
JUNIOR (2008-09): Indoor - Cleared pole vault bar at PR height and NCAA PQ 4.10m/13-5 1/4i to tie at fifth place at MPSF Championships (2/28/09, Seattle)...mark is second-best in WSU women's history...nationally, mark was tied for 18th with only top 17 advancing to NCAA Indoor Championships...Outdoor - Redshirt season...shin pain in take-off leg required time off from training and competition.
SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Indoor - Opened season winning pole vault at WSU Open clearing 3.55m/11-7 3/4i...finished second at Cougar Indoor over bar at 3.66m/12-0i...cleared PR in pole vault of 3.84m/12-7 1/4i at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships to tie for 11th (3/1/08, Seattle)...height is fifth-best pole vault in WSU women's history...Outdoor - Top clearance this season was 3.70m/12-1 1/2 achieved at WSU-UW Dual meet (5/3/08, Pullman) and the next weekend at Vandal Jamboree (5/10/08, Moscow)...did not clear a bar at the Pac-10 Championships...named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2006-07): Indoor - Top pole vault clearance of 3.55m/11-7 3/4i came at Cougar Indoor (1/27/07, Pullman) and at McDonald's Collegiate (2/3/07, Moscow)...Outdoor - Season-best pole vault of 3.51m/11-6 1/4 at Pelluer Invite (4/6/07, Cheney)...mark is ninth-best in school history.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Earned seven varsity letters at North Central and one at Gonzaga Prep...lettered four years in track and field and three years in volleyball for Mario Gustafson...also cheered for one year under Beth Pipkin...placed second in pole vault at State championships junior and senior year...regional champion both years...as a senior set a Greater Spokane League record with a jump of 12 feet...captain of track team senior year...volleyball placed third as a junior and fourth as a senior at regionals...competed in club volleyball for Northern Lights and club track for the Greater Spokane Track Club under Lex Katich, former Cougar pole vaulter.
PERSONAL: Born in September 1987 in Kirkland,Wash...father John Mays III and mother Heather L. Green...older brother Jacob Mays...younger sisters Elizabeth, Shelby, and Morgan...enjoys camping and music...majoring in biology for in pre-med.
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCE 2010 Pole Vault 11th 3.82m / 12-6 1/4 2008 Pole Vault NH
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