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Clark Thornhill
Clark  Thornhill


Richmond, Va.

High School:
Douglass Freeman


PR: HJ- 6'8''

2013 Outdoor
•Had a season-best 6'7" in the high jump at the Virginia Challenge

2013 Indoor

• Had a season-best 6'2" in the high jump at the Terrapin Invitational

2012 Outdoor
• Reached a season-best height of 1.89m at Virginia Swashbuckle and Liberty Collegiate Invite

2012 Indoor

• Reached a season-best height of 1.94m (6' 4.25") at three different meets

High School:
• 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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