National championships will be on the line in Eugene, Ore., this weekend as the Sun Devil track and field team wraps up the 2012-13 ASU competition calendar.
The Arizona State men and women will look to keep their winning streaks against their in-state rivals alive this weekend.
Arizona State: Returning NCAA Outdoor Champion in the pole vault after winning the outdoor title with a clearance of 4.25m (13-11.25)... earned her first All-America honor with her national title... is the lone Sun Devil female to clear 14-feet in competition... broke her own school record indoors with a clearance of 14-01.25 (4.30m) while becoming just the second Sun Devil to break the 4-meter plateau... that clearance moved her into a tie for the seventh-best mark in Pac-10 history... cleared 13-11.75 (4.26m) outdoors to break her own school record... 2007 Outdoor: Won the NCAA Championship in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.25m (13-11.25)... won the regional meet with a school-record clearance of 4.26m (13-11.75)... runner-up at the Pac-10 Championships (4.10m)... became only the second Sun Devil to break the 4-meter barrier with a clearance of 4.20m (13-09.25) to win the Baldy Castillo Invitational... won the event at the ASU Clif Bar as well... cleared 4-meters in every outdoor meet of the season... ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-District VIII... USTFCCCA All-Academic selection... Second Team Academic All-Pac-10... 2007 Indoor: Won her first league title by claiming the MPSF Championship with a clearance of 4.27m (14-00.00)... tied for 11th at the NCAA Championships... ranked No. 1 in the nation most of the season after clearing 4.30m (14-01.25) at the Mountain `T' Invitational... that clearance was her third school-record vault in as many weeks and also tied her for seventh on the Pac-10's all-time list... her 4.30m clearance in Flagstaff made her the first Sun Devil to clear 14-feet in competition... earned Academic All-MPSF honors... 2006 Outdoor: Competed in nine events on the season... tied the school record of 13-5.25 while winning the Double Dual... also won the Arizona International and placed second three other times... placed 11th at the Pac-10 Championships... finished ninth at the NCAA West Region before placing 22nd at the NCAA Championships... named USTFCCCA Academic All-America... also selected to the Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team... 2006 Indoor: Broke and reset the school record on four occasions... cleared a personal-best 13-7.75 and finished third at the MPSF Championships... placed 12th at the NCAA Championships... won three events, including the Arizona-California Challenge, the Air Force Invitational and the Southwest Invitational... cleared 13 feet or higher in all but one meet... earned Academic All-MPSF honors... 2005 Track: Did not compete after transferring from Arizona.
Arizona: Competed for one season with Arizona before transferring to ASU... cleared 3.81m (12-6.00) during the indoor season for her top mark of the year.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Lake Havasu City High School (Lake Havasu City, Ariz.)... set pole vault records in both the Arizona and National Junior Olympic levels... also earned high school All-America honors in pole vault... won state 4A titles in the pole vault, the 300m hurdles and as a member of the 4x400m relay team... became the first Arizona high school female pole vaulter to clear the 13-foot mark.... team's MVP four years in a row... all-state as a junior and senior... all-region selection all four years of high school... lettered in track and field four times... captained the team as a senior.
Personal: Major is mathematics... parents are Barry and Lora Kubishta... three siblings: brothers Brent and Bryan and sister Lesa... born July 5, 1985, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Personal Bests - Pole Vault: 14-01.25 (indoor) and 13-11.75 (outdoor)
IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP MEETS (* = All-America honor earned) Meet
Place 2007 Outdoor T&F
Pole Vault (f)
1st * 2007 Indoor T&F
Pole Vault (f)