Allie Nicosia
Allie Nicosia

Hometown:
Aiken, S.C.

High School:
South Aiken

Event:
Pole Vault

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


2011: Indoors, had a top mark of 12-05.50 (3.85m) to finish ninth overall at the SEC Indoor Championships ... took second at the Gamecock Invitational ... outdoors, had a top height of 12-03.50 (3.75m) at the Bob Pollock Invitational ... won the Gamecock Open ... no heighted at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

2010: NCAA Regional qualifier in the pole vault ... indoors, had a top mark of 13-01.50 (4.00m) to tie for ninth at the SEC Indoor Championships ... outdoors, had a top clearance of 12-05.50 (3.80m) at the Gamecock Open Meet ... placed 11th at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 12-02.75 (3.73m) ... cleared 12-03.50 (3.75m) at the NCAA Preliminary Round.

2009: NCAA East Region qualifier in the pole vault ... indoors, opened the year placing fifth at the Kentucky Invitational at 11-7 3/4 ... took third at the Clemson Games before placing sixth at the New Balance Collegiate at 11-9 3/4 ... claimed fourth at the Gamecock Invitational ... cleared 11-11 3/4 at the SEC Indoor Championships to finish 17th overall ... jumped an indoor best 12-2 1/2 at the NCAA Last Chance Meet ... outdoors, jumped a collegiate best 12-7 1/2 at the Pepsi Florida Relays ... took fourth at the Friendship & Freedom Games ... cleared 11-5 3/4 at the Penn Relays ... jumped 12-0 to place 25th at the NCAA East Region Meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Russ Busbee at South Aiken High School ... competed in pole vault with a top clearance of 12-6 ... ranked No. 1 in South Carolina in 2008 and is No. 2 all-time in the state ... held the school record for four consecutive years ... competed a the Nike Indoor and Outdoor Nationals ... Junior Olympics participant ... competed at Youth Nationals.

PERSONAL: Allison Ashley Nicosia was born Nov. 30, 1990 ... pursuing a degree in biology ... parents are Dale and Susuan Nicosia ... chose USC over Coastal Carolina.