Event: Pole Vault (16-3)
Competed in the pole vault in two meets outdoors as a true freshman in 2013 … Saw action at the Battle on the Bayou and LSU Alumni Gold held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Did not compete for the Tigers during the indoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
The premier pole vaulter in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2012 … Captured three state titles in the pole vault during his prep career … Swept indoor and outdoor state titles in the event while clearing a seasonal-best and personal-best height of 16 feet, 3 inches during his senior season in 2012 … Set the school record at St. Thomas More High School with his performance … Broke his own school record of 15-8 set as a junior in 2011 … Also won the outdoor state title in the pole vault to wrap up his junior season … Earned back-to-back state runner-up finishes in 2010 and 2011 … Helped guide his team to a district championship during the 2011 season.
Full name is Jacques Louis Dugas … Born on Feb. 4, 1994 … Parents are Mark and Marie Dugas … Has a younger sister, Holly … Father played college baseball at Louisiana-Monroe … Mother attended LSU … Was an honor roll student during his prep career at St. Thomas More High School … Majoring in mechanical engineering.