PR: HJ- 6'8''
Had a season-best 6'7" in the high jump at the Virginia Challenge
Had a season-best 6'2" in the high jump at the Terrapin Invitational
Reached a season-best height of 1.89m at Virginia Swashbuckle and Liberty Collegiate Invite
Reached a season-best height of 1.94m (6' 4.25") at three different meets
As a senior, scored in 4 events at district meet outdoors (HJ, TJ, 200m, 400m)
Three-time VHSL AAA All-State Honoree, Eight-time All-Central Region, 2-time District High Jump Champion
2011 VHSL AAA State Runner-Up in Indoor High Jump
Finished indoor season with second best HJ mark in state and ranked among top 25 high jumpers nationally
Finished eleventh at High School Indoor Nationals HJ in 2011
Full name is Clark Fitzgerald Thornhill
Son of Matt and Ellen Thornhill and Barbara and Stan Jeyres
Has five siblings: Allison, 22, Lizard, 20, Alex, 17, Sam, 12, and Mia, 6
Coached by Sherry Edwards at Douglas Freeman High School
More about Clark:
Favrite magazine: Sports Illustrated
Favorite song: Beutiful Day by U2
Favorite class: Intro to Engineering
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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