USF Track & Field BIO
David Akins
Player Profile:
David Akins 2530140
Position: Pole Vault
Year: Junior
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Celebration HS

2016 NCAA Qualifier (Pole Vault)
2016 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE INDOOR RUNNER-UP (Pole Vault)
2016 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE THIRD TEAM (Pole Vault)

2015-16

Outdoor

  • Earned American Athletic Conference third team honors with his season-best mark of 16-8.75 (5.10m).
  • Qualfied for the NCAA East Preliminary, failed to clear the bar after passing on the opening height.

Indoor

  • American Athletic Conference Runner-Up with an indoor school-record of 17-3.50 (5.27m). Earned second-team all-conference honors.
  • Jumped over 16 feet in all six meets.
  • Won the Joe Donahue Games (1/22) and the UAB Blazer Invite (1/15).

Prior to USF: Placed fifth at the USATF Junior Olympic National Track and Field Championships (Young Men's, Age 17-18) with a height of 15-11 on July, 24, 2013... Won the KYA High School Indoor Classic on Jan. 18, 2013 with a height of 14-6... Withstood rain to win the Class 3A Florida State Championship on May 3, 2013 by clearing 14-6.

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