AT MAJOR MEETS 2012 C-USA Indoor, 8th, Pole Vault, 4.63m (15-2.25) 2012 C-USA Outdoor, 4th, Pole Vault, 4.73m (15-6.25) 2013 C-USA Indoor, 2nd, Pole Vault, 5.27m (17-3.50) 2013 C-USA Outdoor, 1st, Pole Vault, 5.28m (17-3.75) 2013 NCAA West Prelims, NP, Pole Vault 2014 C-USA Indoor, 1st, Pole Vault, 5.25m (17-2.75) 2014 C-USA Outdoor, 1st, Pole Vault, 5.28m (17-3.75) 2014 NCAA West Prelims, 9th, Pole Vault, 5.26m (17-3.00) 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 7th, Pole Vault, 5.50m (18-0.50)
PERSONAL BESTS Indoor Pole Vault - 5.30m (17-4.50), 2013 Arkansas Final Qualifier/Howie Ryan Outdoor Pole Vault - 5.50m (18-0.50), 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships/2014 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
2013-14 Indoor: Won the C-USA Indoor Championships in the pole vault with a height of 5.25m, his first conference indoor title of his career ... won the Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational with a mark of 5.22m. Outdoor: Earned NCAA First-Team All-American honors with a seventh place finish at the Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon, tying his lifetime best mark of 5.50m ...Placed ninth at the NCAA West Prelims with a leap of 5.26m, advancing to his first-ever NCAA Championships ... Won the C-USA Outdoor pole vault title for a second consecutive season ... set a PR and tied Dave Roberts (1972) for the second-best jump in school history with a 5.50m at the Texas Relays ... Won the pole vault at the UTEP Invitational (5.30m).
2012-13 Indoor: Placed second at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a mark of 5.27m ... Won the pole vault at the Howie Ryan with a season-best jump of 5.30m. Outdoor: Won six events, including his first-ever C-USA Outdoor Championships title (5.28m) to advance to the NCAA West Prelims ... Set a season-best mark of 5.30m in his win at the UTEP Invitational.
2011-12 Indoor: Placed fourth in pole vault (4.71m/15-5.5) at Houston Indoor Invitational... Placed fourth (4.81m/15-9.25) at Texas A&M Invitational... Placed eighth at C-USA Indoor with a mark of 4.63m/15-2.25. Outdoor: Third with a height of 4.60m/15-1 at TSU Relays... Eighth (4.95m/16-2.75) at Victor Lopez Classic... Placed fourth (4.90m/16-0.75) at Texas State Invitational... First at Duckett Twilight with a height of 4.86m/15-11.25... Fourth (4.73m/15-6.25) at C-USA Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL 2011 graduate of Atlee High School... Competed for coach Kyle Bishop... Placed sixth at Indoor New Balance Nationals in 2011 and won 2011 Virginia state titles for indoor and outdoor... Top marks of 16-0 for indoor and 16-3 outdoor, both in 2011.
PERSONAL Full name: Christopher William Pillow... Born: July 8, 1993... Parents: William and Phyllis Pillow (one brother)... College: Duncan.