Staley Foster
Staley Foster

Hometown:
Boiling Springs, S.C.

High School:
Boiling Springs

Event:
Jumps

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.


2011: Indoors, had a top mark of 5-06.50 (1.69m) at the Hokie Invitational ... placed 19th at the SEC Indoor Championships at 5-04.25 (1.63m).

2010: Indoors, cleared 5-5 (1.65m) at the Gamecock Indoor Open ... tied for 10th at the SEC Indoor Championships ... outdoors, cleared a season best 5-04.50 (1.64m) at the Shamrock Invitational.

2009: Indoors, competed at the Tiger Paw Invitational and the Gamecock Invitational before taking seventh at the SEC Indoor Championships at 5-5 1/4 ... cleared 5-3 3/4 at the NCAA Last Chance Meet ... outdoors, cleared 5-3 in three consecutive meets to open the season ... took third at the Spec Town Relays at 5-5 ... jumped a personal best 5-6 to take eighth at the Penn Relays ... tied for eighth at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 5-5.

2008: Indoors, opened the season with a seventh place finish at the UNC Classic at 5-2 ¼ ... placed third at the New Balance Collegiate at 5-3 ¾ ... indoor season best 5-4 ¼ at the Tiger Invitational ... second at the Gamecock Invitational ... placed 12th at the SEC Championships with a jump of 5-1 ¾ ... outdoors, placed seventh at the Weems Baskin Relays and the Spec Towns Invitational with a high jump of 5-3.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Boiling Springs High School ... placed fourth in the 2007 South Carolina state championships ... also lettered in volleyball and basketball ... named to the North Carolina/South Carolina All-Star basketball game ... Spartanburg Country Track and Field high jump champion and record holder ... national Top 75 member in the high jump ... ranked No. 2 in South Carolina.

PERSONAL: Staley Foster was born Oct. 11, 1988 ... pursuing a degree in economics ... parents are Bobby and Vanessa Foster ... hobbies include playing volleyball and basketball, shopping and hanging out with friends ... chose USC over Clemson and coastal Carolina.