Event: Pole Vault (IN: 16-6 ¾; OUT: 16-3 ¼)
Competed in the pole vault at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons during his true freshman season in 2014 … Cleared a lifetime personal record of 16 feet, 6 ¾ inches in a ninth-place finish at the New Mexico Team Invitational during the indoor season … Earned an indoor seasonal-best finish of third place at the LSU Twilight with a clearance of 15-8 ¼ … Also competed in the pole vault at the Tyson Invitational (15-11 ¼), Aggie Invitational (15-10), Auburn Indoor Invitational (15-7) and Texas A&M Triangular (15-5 ¾) during the indoor season … Cleared 16 feet three times during the outdoor season … Set an outdoor personal best with a mark of 16-3 ¼ to tie for fourth place at the LSU Alumni Gold … Cleared 16-0 ¾ to finish in third place at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and to tie for 12th place in the B section at the Texas Relays … Also competed outdoors at the Battle on the Bayou (15-8 ¼), Penn Relays (15-7) and LSU Invitational (15-6 ¼) to wrap up a debut season at LSU.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of Louisiana’s elite pole vaulters in the Class of 2013 … Crowned the Louisiana Class 5A state champion for the first time in his prep career at St. Paul’s High School with a winning clearance of 15-6 at the 2013 Louisiana High School Athletics Association Class 5A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships … Won the Region 2-5A crown in 2013 with a matching clearance of 15-6 at the regional meet … Cleared an indoor PR of 15-6 in a third-place finish at the LSU High School Qualifier during his senior season in 2013 … Opened the 2013 indoor season with an appearance at the prestigious National Pole Vault Summit held in Reno, Nevada … Cleared a season-opening height of 15-4 to tie for ninth place in the high school first division at the 2013 National Pole Vault Summit … Followed the high school season by competing at the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals held at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North Carolina … Cleared a lifetime personal record of 16-0 at a meet hosted by the Mardi Gras Track Club during the summer of 2012 … Competed with Team New Orleans at the 2012 North American Pole Vault Association Championship, placing third in the event with a clearance of 15-6 while helping New Orleans win the team title … Captured the Class 5A silver medal with a runner-up finish in the pole vault at the 2012 LHSAA Class 5A Outdoor State Championships … Won a bronze medal at the 2012 LHSAA Division II Indoor State Championships to wrap up his junior season indoors at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House … Crowned the Region 2-5A pole vault champion at the regional meet in 2012 en route to a berth at the state meet during the outdoor season … Set a 2012 seasonal-best of 15-5 in a seventh-place finish at the Texas Relays … Won pole vault titles at the Mandeville Skipper Relays (15-0), Christian Brothers Relays (15-1) and Covington Allie Smith Classic (15-2) as a junior in 2012 … Wrapped up his junior season in 2012 with a fifth-place finish in his age group at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals … Proved himself as an emerging talent with his silver-medal-winning runner-up finishes at the District 7-5A and Region 2-5A meets as a sophomore in 2011.
Full name is Cameron Dain Robichaux … Born on May 9, 1995 … Parents are Craig and Leanne Robichaux … Has two older brothers, Jared and Spencer … An honor student at St. Paul’s High School while maintaining a 3.97 grade-point average in his prep career … A member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta … Majoring in psychology.