Cardinal women beat Cal in 119th rivalry meet with Cal
Stanford hurdler sets school record, runs fastest time in the world this year
Junior runs fastest time in the world this year
Action heats up at 29th annual meet
Top freshman class complements All-Americans
Stanford Invitational - April 7, 2012
Career Bests (thru 2013 indoors):
High Jump: 7-3 1/4i (2.21)
Long Jump: 21-6¾ (6.57)
Triple Jump: 48-11 (14.91)
Stanford Record Book:
High Jump: 7th
High Jump: 2nd
At Stanford: One of the best high jumpers in Stanford history ... earned two indoor second-team All-America honors.
2013 Season: Indoors - Placed 13th at the NCAA Championships with a jump of 7-2 1/2 to earn second-team All-America honors for the second time ... jumped a personal record 7-3 1/4 while placing second at the Don Kirby Invitational ... it was the second-highest in Stanford indoor history and came on his first try ... placed third in the MPSF Championships with a jump of 7-3 ... cleared 7-3 in three consecutive meets ... jumped in six altogether.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Placed seventh in the high jump at the Pac-12 Championships at 7-0 1/4 ... advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas, where he jumped 6-11 3/4 in the preliminaries ... also jumped 7-1 at the Stanford Invitational ... triple-jumped at the Pac-12's, but did not have a legal jump. Indoors - Placed second in the high jump at the MPSF Championships at 7-1 1/2.
2011 Season: Outdoors - Qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Round in the high jump ...finished seventh in the meet at 6-11... top jump of the season came to win the Big Meet (6-11¾) ... also finished second in the triple jump (48-11) at the Big Meet. Indoors - Earned second-team All-America honors after placing 13th at the NCAA Championships in the high jump with a mark of 6-10¾ ... placed third at the MPSF Championships at 7-2¾ ... leaped a personal best of 7-3 at the New Mexico Invitational.
2010 Season: Outdoors - Qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Round in the high jump, placing 20th ... top outdoor high jump came at the Stanford Invitational with a mark of 6-10¼ ... the Big Meet champion in the high jump and also placed third in the triple jump with a season best of 46-1¼. Indoors - High-jumped a season best 7-1 at the Cherry and Silver Classic ... placed sixth at the MPSF Championships with a mark of 6-9½.
High School: A 2009 All-American in the high jump ... had a best of 7-1 at Oaks Christian School of Westlake Village, Calif., the No. 8 jump in the U.S. ... placed fifth in the 2009 California state championships at 6-9 ... won the CIF-Southern Section Masters and Division IV titles in the high jump ... broke the school record in the triple jump with 46-9 1/4 to win the Ventura County championship ... helped Oaks Christian to a 25-4 record in basketball as a senior, reaching the CIF Southern Section Division IV-A semifinals.
Personal: Majoring in civil engineering ... parents are Bill and Elga Sharpe ... also played varsity basketball in high school ... won the slam dunk competition at Stanford basketball's Cardinal-White Scrimmage ... a proficient piano player ... was a regular actor in high school spring musicals.