Event: Pole Vault (IN: 11-10; OUT: 12-0)
Closed out her indoor season by clearing an indoor personal best of 11 feet, 10 inches in a fourth-place finish in the pole vault at the LSU Twilight meet ... Moved into the No. 5 spot on LSU's all-time indoor performance list with her clearance of 11-10 ... Broke her indoor PR of 11-9 entering the season with a season-opening 11-9 1/4 to tie for sixth place at the Purple Tiger Invitational ... Jumped 11-3 3/4 for eighth place at the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Also competed in the pole vault at the Commodore Invitational and Auburn Invitational during the indoor season ... Posted her outdoor seasonal best of 11-2 1/2 in a sixth-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou ... Also vaulted at the Louisiana Classics (10-11 3/4), LSU Alumni Gold and SEC Relays ... Appeared in nine total meets for the Lady Tigers during the 2017 season ... Earned a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career.
Competed in five meets in her debut indoor season with the Lady Tigers ... Opened the campaign by clearing back-to-back indoor personal bests of 11-9 in the pole vault for fifth place at the Purple Tiger Invitational and a tie for second place at the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Tied for the No. 6 spot on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the women's pole vault ... Cleared 11-3 for 30th place at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic ... Jumped 11-1 3/4 for fifth place at the LSU Twlight ... Also competed in the pole vault at the LSU High Performance Meet during the indoor season ... Did not compete during the outdoor season ... Honored for her academic performance with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO LSU
A four-year letterwinner with the track and field team at Opelousas Catholic High School during her prep career … Competed in events ranging from the 200 meters, 400 meters and 4x200-meter relay on the track to the pole vault in the field … Was a two-time state bronze medalist in the pole vault during the indoor and outdoor seasons in 2015 … Set an indoor personal best of 11-6 at the 2015 National Pole Vault Summit … Set a Rebel Relays meet record with a lifetime personal best of 12-0 during the 2015 outdoor season … Scored the silver medal in the pole vault at the district and regional meets in back-to-back seasons as a junior in 2014 and senior in 2015 … Qualified for the state meet for the first time in 2014 … Nearly medaled with a fourth-place finish in the pole vault in her state championship debut, clearing the bar at 10-0 … Coached in high school by Dane Charpentier and Connie Thierry.
Full name is Amy Claire Stelly … Born on May 7, 1997 … Parents are Chuck and Joyce Stelly … Has three older siblings, Attie, Gabe and Alia … Is the fifth member of her family to attend LSU … Was an honor student during her prep career at Opelousas Catholic High School … Member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Class Senate and Ministry Team while in high school … Majoring in kinesiology.