AT MAJOR MEETS
2007 C-USA Indoor T-2nd, Pole Vault, 4.75m/15-7
2008 C-USA Outdoor 1st, 5.31m/17-5
2008 Texas Relays 1st, 5.55m/18-2.5
2008 NCAA Regional 2nd, 5.41m/17-9
2008 US Olympic Trials T-14th, 5.40m/17-8.50
2009 NCAA Indoor, 1st, 5.60m/18-4.5
2009 NCAA Outdoor, 1st, 5.70m/18-8.25
2010 C-USA Indoor, 1st, 5.36m/17-7
2010 NCAA Indoor, 2nd, 5.50m/18-0.5
2010 C-USA Outdoor, 1st, 5.30m/17-4.25
2010 NCAA West Region, tie-1st, 5.30/17-4.75
Pole Vault - 5.67m/18-7.25*, 2010 Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational
Pole Vault - 5.72m/18-9.25*, 2009 Texas Relays
* School record
Second at NCAA Indoor Championship - 5.50m/18-0.5
Conference USA Champion - 5.36m/17-7
Conference USA Indoor Athlete of the Week - Jan. 19, Feb. 9
In Fayetteville, Ark., placed second at NCAA Indoor Championship with a mark of 5.50m/18-0.5... Set a Rice and meet record with a vault of 5.67m/18-7.25 to win at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in Lincoln, Neb. and earn MVP Athlete of the Meet and C-USA Athlete of the Week... Vaulted 5.62m/18-5.25 to win at the Leonard Hilton Memorial at the University of Houston and earn C-USA Athlete of the Week.
Conference USA Champion - 5.30m/17-4.25
Conference USA Outdoor Athlete of the Week - April 6
In first outdoor competition for 2010, won the Texas Relays in Ausitn, Texas, for the third-straight time with a winning height of 5.71m/18-8.75... Pole vaulted 5.45m/17-10.5 to win the UTEP Invitational... Won the C-USA Outdoor title with a height of 5.30m/17-4.25... Cleared 5.30/17-4.75, on his only attempt, to tie for first at the NCAA West Region.
Indoor: Achieved a pair of firsts for Conference USA on his way to being named the C-USA Indoor Male Field Athlete of the Year... First C-USA Indoor NCAA Champion, capturing the title with a vault of 5.60m/18-4.50... Fourth Owl to win an NCAA Indoor individual title (Gawain Guy, Gabriel Luke and Kareem Streete-Thompson)... First vaulter in C-USA history to clear 18 feet indoors... Broke his own school record for the third consecutive meet with a vault of 5.61m/18-4.75 at the Texas A&M Invitational... Broke the school indoor record while winning "Most Valuable Performer of the Meet" honors at the Frank Sevigne Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska on 2/7. Cleared 5.60m/18-4.5 to better the record he had set one week earlier at the Houston Invitational (5.40m/17-8.5)... Earned three consecutive C-USA Male Athlete of the Week honors for his each of his record-breaking vaults.
Outdoor: Won the NCAA pole vault title with a mark of 5.70m/18-8.25 in Fayetteville, Ark... Posted, at the time, the world's number-two mark by clearing a school record 5.72m/18-9.25 to defend the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in front of 22,000 fans in Austin, Texas... Won the Texas Twilight with a mark of 5.50m/18-0.5... Captured the J.Fred Duckett/Twilight meet with a mark of 5.50m/18-0.5... Cleared 5.70m/18-8.25 to win the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas... Won the NCAA Midwest Regional title with a mark of 5.56m/18-2.75 in Norman, Okla.
Indoor: Joined teammate Shea Kearney in tying the school indoor pole vault record with a leap of 5.26m/17-3 at the Last Chance Invite in Fayetteville, Ark. to tie the mark set by Paul Bratloff in 1983.
Outdoor: Broke the oldest school record on the books by vaulting 5.55m/18-2.5 to win the Texas Relays pole vault title... Previous record was set by Olympic Bronze Medalist Dave Roberts in 1972... C-USA Outdoor champion with a vault of 5.31m/17-5, clearing the height in his second attempt of the meet... Won every regular season meet... Finished second at the NCAA Regional 5.41m/17-9 to qualify for the NCAA Championship... Missed on his first three attempts at 5.25m/17-2.75 after passing on the first two heights and did not advance to the finals of the NCAA meet... Qualified for the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore... Cleared 5.40m/17-8.50 but did not advance to the finals and finished in a tie for 14th.
Indoor: Had his best indoor pole vault of the year at the New Mexico Classic with a mark of 4.77m/15-7.75.
Outdoor: Placed first in the pole vault at the Texas Twilight meet with a C-USA season-best and NCAA regional qualifying mark of 5.20m/17-0.75... Posted two additional NCAA qualifying vaults of 5.05m/16-6.75, one at the Texas Relays and the other a first place finish at the Rice Twilight... Also finished first at the TSU Relays.
2006 graduate of San Marcos High School... Under coach Jason Pape, earned the district, regional, and state title in pole vault as a senior... He was also third in the state meet as a junior, and has an extensive background in gymnastics.
Full name: Jason Lee Colwick... Born: January 25, 1988 in San Marcos... Parents: Steve and Jamie (one brother, one sister). College: Martel.
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