Event: Pole Vault (IN: 11-7 ¼; OUT: 11-8)
Graduated from LSU in May 2013 with a degree in kinesiology … A three-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll during her collegiate career from 2011-13 … A three-time recipient of the LSU Student-Athlete Director’s Cup … A member of the prestigious Tiger Twelve for 2013 honoring LSU’s top students in her graduating class … Wrapped up her collegiate career as the No. 7-ranked pole vaulter in program history with personal bests of 11 feet, 7 ¼ inches indoors and 11-8 outdoors.
Smashed her outdoor PR by seven inches by clearing a lifetime best of 11 feet, 8 inches in an 11th-place finish in the pole vault at the LSU Relays … Moved to the No. 7 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the women’s pole vault with her effort … Also cleared 11-6 ½ for 13th place at the LSU Alumni Gold held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Opened the outdoor season by clearing 10-10 to tie for ninth place at the Louisiana Classics … Vaulted indoors at the Texas A&M Triangular (10-6 ¼), LSU Twilight (10-11 ½) and LSU Invitational … Earned her third-straight selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.
Opened the 2012 indoor season by shattering her lifetime personal record in the pole vault with a clearance of 11-7 for fifth place at the Texas A&M Dual Meet … Raised her indoor PR to 11-7 ¼ by tying for fifth place at the LSU Twilight … Also cleared 11-6 ½ indoors in a runner-up finish at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Set an outdoor seasonal-best in her opener at the LSU Relays, vaulting 10-10 ¾ to tie for 11th place … Also competed in the pole vault at the Cole-Lancon Invitational (10-10 ¼), Battle on the Bayou (10-7) and LSU Alumni Gold (NH) outdoors in 2012 … Earned a runner-up finish at the Cole-Lancon Invitational … Once again recognized for her outstanding performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in her career.
Did not compete for the Lady Tigers during her sophomore season in 2011 … Elected to redshirt during the indoor and outdoor seasons … Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time for her collegiate career.
Competed in seven meets for the Lady Tigers during her freshman season in 2010 … A pole vaulter who set a lifetime personal best of 11-1 in a 12th-place finish at the LSU Tiger Relays during the outdoor season … Also competed outdoors at the Louisiana Classics (10-11 ¾), Cole-Lancon Twilight (10-2) and LSU Alumni Gold (NH) … Set an indoor personal best of 10-7 ½ in a fifth-place finish at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Also competed indoors at the LSU Twilight (10-5 ½) and Purple Tiger Invitational (10-2) … Finished her freshman campaign ranked No. 8 on LSU’s all-time performance list in the pole vault for both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
PRIOR TO LSU
Wrapped up her senior season at H.L. Bourgeois High School as one of the top pole vaulters in the state of Louisiana … Earned a bronze medal with a third-place finish in the pole vault at the state meet in 2009 … Captured district and regional titles in the event during her senior season … A three-time all-district performer in track and field in 2006, 2007 and 2008 … An outstanding athlete who also earned all-state and district MVP honors in volleyball in 2008 … Led her volleyball team to the Class 5A state quarterfinals during her senior season … Earned a pair of all-district honors as a forward on her high school soccer team in 2007 and 2008 … Also earned three all-district honors in swimming from 2006-08.
Full name is Brianne Leigh Bergeron … Born on Dec. 23, 1990 … Parents are Todd and Sydney Bergeron … Has a younger brother named Brady … Was the valedictorian of her senior class at H.L. Bourgeois High School in Houma … Served as Senior Class President and Student Council Vice President … Was also honored as the school’s homecoming queen … Winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman award during her senior season … Recognized as a WWL A+ Athlete … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.