Event: Pole Vault
PR: 4.75i/15-7 (2013); 4.67m/15-3.75 (2013)
Current Residence: Phoenix, Ariz.
Hometown: Terre Haute, Ind.
High School: Terre Haute North Vigo (Terre Haute, Ind.) HS ‘06
College: Indiana State University '10
Coach: Greg Hull
Agent: Jeff Hartwig
2011 USA Outdoor champion (4.65m/15-3)
2013 USA Outdoor and Indoor runner-up – indoor (4.75m/15-7); outdoor (4.60m/15-1)
Third place at 2014 Indoor championships – (4.66m/15-03.50)
Two-time NCAA Indoor champion – 2009 (4.35m/14-4.75); 2010 (4.50m/14-9)
Two-time NCAA Outdoor champion – 2009 (4.40m/14-5.25); 2010 (4.45m/14-7.25)
In Hutson’s first full season as a pro, she wasted no time making a name for herself. She won her first U.S. title in 2011 with a jump of 4.65m/15-3 to defeat American record holder Jenn Suhr. In 2013 Hudson finished as a runner-up in both the USA Indoor and USA Outdoor Championships. Hutson has collected major wins in relays competitions at the Drake, Mt. SAC and Kansas. As a collegiate athlete, Hutson claimed top honors at her final four NCAA championships winning both indoor and outdoor during her junior and senior seasons. During her senior year she also won the Billy Hayes Invitational (4.51m/14-9.5) with the third best jump in NCAA history. Hutson has a multi-sport background as a high school star in track and field, volleyball and diving.
2013: NH at World Outdoors; 5th at London (4.53m/14-10.25; 2nd at USA Outdoors (4.60m/15-1); 3rd at Drake Relays (4.53m/14-10.25); 2nd at USA Indoors (4.75m/15-7); 2nd at Millrose Games (4.65m/15-3)
2012: 3rd at Gill Field Fest (4.33m/14-2.5); 7th at Olympic Trials (4.40m/14-5.25); 8th at adidas Grand Prix (4.22m/13-10); 5th at Pre Classic (4.38m/14-4.5); 4th at USA Indoors (4.52m/14-10); 5th at Boston Grand Prix (4.20m/13-9.25)
2011: 7th in Group “A” at World Outdoors (4.50m/14-9); 1st at USA Champs (4.65m/15-3); 1st at Drake Relays (4.53m/14-10.25); 1st at Mt. SAC Relays (4.42); 1st at Kansas Relays (4.50); 5th at USA Indoors (4.45m/14-7.25); 1st at Drake Mall Vault (4.70i/15-5 PR).
2010: 8th at USA Outdoors (4.30m/14-1.25); NCAA Outdoor Champ (4.45m/14-7.25); 1st at Billy Hayes Invite (4.51m/14-9.5 PR); NCAA Indoor Champ (4.50m/14-9).
2009: NCAA Outdoor Champ (4.40m/14-5.25); NCAA Indoor Champ (4.35m/14-4.75); MVC Champ (13-11.25).
2008: Tied for 13th at Olympic Trials (13-9.75); 1st at Mideast Region (13-11.75 PR); 1st at MVC Champs (14-1.25).
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: Indoor Bests - Pole Vault 4.75/15-7 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 4 in the World); Outdoor Bests - Pole Vault, 4.75/15-7 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 7 in the World, No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2012: Indoor bests - 4.52m/14-10 (No.4 in the USA, No. 25 in the world)
2011: Indoor bests – 4.45m/14-7.25 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 26 in the world); Outdoor bests – 4.65m/15-3 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 11 in the world)
2010: Indoor bests – 4.50m/14-9 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 23 in the world); Outdoor bests – 4.51m/14-9.5 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 21 in the world)
2009: Indoor bests – 4.35m/14-3.25 (No. 9 in the USA, No. 32 in the world); Outdoor bests – 4.40m/14-5.25 (No. 9 in the USA, No. 35 in the world)
2008: Indoor bests – 4.16m/13-7.75; Outdoor bests – 4.30m/14-1.25 (No. 19 in the USA)
2007: Indoor bests – 4.10m/13-5.25; Outdoor bests – 3.96m/12-11.75
2006: Indoor bests – 3.82m/12-6.25