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Hailey Sweatman

Hailey Sweatman
Hailey  Sweatman

Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.

High School:
James Island Charter

Event:
Pole Vault

I/O:
So./So.


2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2018
Indoors: Was Carolina's top pole vaulter for the second-straight season, having her best season yet... set a then-PR at the first meet of the season, jumping 4.00m (13-1 1/2) to win the Navy Winter Invitational... earned a third-place finish at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational... added another third-place result at the UCS Invitational with a personal-best mark of 4.10m (13-5 1/4) that mark ranked fourth in Carolina history at the end of the season.
Outdoors: Once again made great strides in the outdoor arena... started the season with a then-PR, vaulting 3.95m (12-11 1/2) to win the Black & Gold Challenge... came back the next week and cleared 4.00m to win the Weems Baskin Invitational... cleared a personal record of 4.20m (13-9 1/4) to finish second at the USC Open... that mark ranked second in Carolina history... also took second in the championship flight at the Penn Relays... scored for the Gamecocks at the SEC Championships with a sixth-place finish... qualified for the NCAA East Regional for the first time.

2017
Indoors: Served as Carolina's top pole vaulter as a freshman... won her collegiate debut, jumping 12-5 1/2 at the Clemson Invitational... finished second at the Tiger Tuneup, with a season-best mark of 12-9 1/2... the effort is listed eighth in the Carolina record books... jumped 12-7 1/2 at her first SEC Championships to place 17th.
Outdoors: Competed eight times and earned three second-place finishes in the pole vault... took second at her outdoor debut, with a mark of 11-11 3/4 at the Hurricane Invitational... jumped 12-7 1/2 at both the Gamecock Invitational and the USC Open to finish second at the home meets... the mark is eighth in Carolina history.

High School
Was a four-time South Carolina state champion in the pole vault... Set the South Carolina state record in the event... Also won four region championships in the pole vault and two region titles in the 100mH... Earned the title of New Balance Elite National Champion in 2014 in the pole vault... Also lettered in cheerleading.

Personal
Daughter of Dean and Tiffanie Sweatman... Has one sister, Torrie Vaughn... Father played football at Newberry College... Intends to major in Exercise Science at South Carolina... Chose South Carolina over Virginia and Wake Forest because it felt like home and has an awesome campus, and because of the support of the coaches.

Indoor Personal Records
Pole Vault
4.10m | 13-5 1/4 (2/17/18 UCS Invitational)
Outdoor Personal Records
100m
13.33 (+5.9) (3/23/18 Weems Baskin Invitational)
Pole Vault
4.20m | 13-9 1/4 (4/21/18 USC Open)
 

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