Georgia Track & Field Finishes Strong At SEC Championships
2013: Indoor - Reached a season-best mark of 16 feet, 7 ¼ inches for eighth place in the pole vault at the VT Elite Meet.
2011: Outdoor - Finished third in the pole vault at the Georgia-Missouri dual meet with an effort of 16-1.25.
2011: Indoor - Earned All-SEC Freshman honors after taking sixth in the pole vault (16 feet, 11 ½ inches) at the SEC Indoor Championships...Exploded for a personal-best performance of 17-0.75 to take third at the Tyson Invitational and move to fourth in the school record books...Tied for fifth in the pole vault after soaring over the bar at 16-11.50 at the Virginia Tech Elite meet.
High School: 2010 New Balance national pole vault champion...Ranked the No. 1 pole vaulter in the nation...Earned 2009 and 2010 Nike All-American honors...Named to 2010 USA Today All-USA High School Track & Field team...Two-time GHSA AAA champion and two-time all-classification highest jump...Finished first in the pole vault and third in the decathlon at the 2010 USATF Junior National Championships...Tied for first at the Reno Pole Vault Summit...Finished second at the 2008 state meet...Won the Mobile Challenge meet and was the indoor champion at the LSU and Kentucky high school meets...Personal-best marks of 17 feet (pole vault), 6,566 points (decathlon), 49.0 (400-meter dash) and 21.8 (200)...Also played football and basketball and ran cross country at Gainesville...Part of Lanier Running Club.
Personal: Born September 10, 1991...Son of Glenn Malquist and Christy Sammy...Majoring in Consumer Economics.