Revised time schedule for April 20.
Cougars reach 23 lifetime-best marks at MPSF Championships meet.
Cougars Also Shine at Vandal Indoor
Cougars dominate at newly renovated Dan O'Brien Track & Field Complex.
Saturday, April 21 at Mooberry Track Complex
WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2011-12): Indoor - Redshirt season...competed unattached...cleared PR height of 2.07m/6-9 1/2i at Husky Classic (2/11/12, Seattle)...Outdoor - Twice over the bar at PR of 2.06m/6-9 - at Stanford Invite (4/6/12) and at Vandal Outdoor Jamboree (5/5/12, Moscow).
SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Indoor - Leaped indoor PR of 2.04m/6-8 1/4i for 12th at MPSF Championships (2/26/11, Seattle)...Outdoor - Cleared 1.96m/6-5 at WSU-UW Dual meet.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009-10): Indoor - Season-best high jump of 2.02m/6-7 1/2i came in a tie for ninth place at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/27/10, Seattle)...Outdoor - Top bar this season was 2.00m/6-6 3/4 at Vandal Jamboree.
FRESHMAN (2008-09): Indoor - Leaped 2.03m/6-8i at the Vandal Collegiate meet (2/21/09, Moscow)...Outdoor - Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned six varsity letters at Mark Morris High...two on the basketball team playing for coach Bill Bakamus...four on track team as a hurdler, long jumper and high jumper for coach Sam Tilton...on the basketball court, won the coaches award as a freshman....junior year Monarchs hoops team went 26-1, won Greater St. Helen's League and district, and were state 2A runners-up...senior season boys' basketball team went 24-4, won league and district titles and finished third at state 2A tournament...during track career, sophomore year won the league and district high jump titles...finished third in the high jump at the 2006 state 3A meet after clearing 6-4 and also ran in state 110m hurdles prelims...as a junior broke a 30-year old school record in high jump of 6-8 1/4 but had season end before state meet with ACL knee surgery...recovered and came back to clear 6-8 at 2008 Arcadia Invitational...help team win district title senior year on way to his own state 2A high jump title...finished third at the Brooks Washington/Oregon Meet of Champions.
PERSONAL. Born in July 1989, in Longview, Wash...father Eric is a health and fitness teacher who was on the track team at the University of Idaho but graduated from WSU...mother Cindy is a preschool teacher...older sister Kara VanZanten Veach played volleyball at Warner Pacific College...majoring in general social sciences.
VANZANTEN'S WSU BEST High Jump - 2.07m / 6-9 1/2i (2012); 2.06m / 6-9 (2012)
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