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Jeff Jernigan
Jeff  Jernigan

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
DeKalb, Ga.

High School:
Lakeside

Event:
Pole Vault


04/20/2017

Ten Cavaliers Selected to All-ACC Academic Team

With seven student-athletes, Virginia men had the second highest selected

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

NCAA East Preliminary Rounds 
2017 Outdoor 

All-ACC 
2017 Outdoor: 
Pole Vault (second-team) 

TFRRS Profile
(for PRs and full results)


2017 Outdoor 
• Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, finishing 19th 
• Finished fourth in the pole vault at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded a PR in the pole vault at the East Preliminary Rounds (5.15m, 16'10.75")
• Earned second-team All-ACC in the pole vault
• Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and All-ACC Academic team 
 Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll 
 


2017 Indoor
• Finished seventh in the pole vault at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded a PR in the pole vault at the ACC Championships (5.10m, 16'8.75m) 
• Named to the All-Academic Team 


2016 OUTDOOR
• Placed ninth in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Cleared PR in pole vault of 4.96m (16' 3.25") at Highlander Invitational, which ranks fourth on UVA's all-time list
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016 INDOOR
• Placed 12th in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Matched indoor PR of 4.77m (15' 7.75") at ACC Championships

2015 OUTDOOR

• Had a season-best of 15' 3.75" in the pole vault
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 INDOOR
• Had a season-best of 15' 7.75" in the pole vault

2014 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2014 INDOOR
• Had a season best of 14' 9" in the pole vault

BACKGROUND
• 2012 Georgia AAAA high school championships - fourth place
• 2011 and 2012 Dekalb County Pole Vault Champion
• 2012 USATF Region Qualifier

PERSONAL
• Son of Laura and John Jernigan
• Has two brothers, Ben and Will

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