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  Margo Tucker

Margo Tucker

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valparaiso, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence Central HS

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 115

Event:
Pole Vault

Experience:
1L

07/25/2013

Men's, Women's Track Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Awards

The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.

06/23/2013

Consistency the Story in Review of 2012-13 Track & Cross Country

Joe Franklin's cross country and track & field teams showed some talent as they racked up the honors and the championships in the 2012-13 season.

05/25/2013

Lobos Advance Six to National Championships at NCAA Prelim Meet

Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to the NCAA Championships after a superlative performance at the NCAA West Preliminary round.

05/25/2013

Lobos Drenched as Weather Delay Disrupts Advancing Athletes to NCAAs

A seven-hour weather delay turned day two of the NCAA West Preliminary Round into a marathon.

05/21/2013

Lobo Track & Field Standouts Aim to Advance at NCAA Prelim Round

18 New Mexico track & field athletes looks to advance to the NCAA Championships this weekend

02/10/2012

Don Kirby Invitational

The Lobos played host to some of the premier institutions across the nation at the Don Kirby Invite, Feb. 10, 2012.

NEW MEXICO

2013 Indoor: Competed at seven meets in the pole vault ... Opened with a tied for second at the Lumberjack Team Challenge, clearing 12-4 1/2 (3.77m) ... Vaulted 11-11 3/4 (3.65m) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational to tie for 11th ... Posted two straight fifth-place finishes, clearing 12-1 1/2 (3.70m) at the New Mexico Invitational and 12-11 1/2 (3.95m) at the New Mexico Classic ... Claimed 13th at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, clearing 12-6 1/4 (3.82m) ... Won the event at the Don Kirby Open with a mark of 12-5 1/2 (3.80m) ... Scored at the Mountain West Championships as she placed sixth with a 12-6 3/4 (3.83m) clearance.

2013 Outdoors: Saw action at seven meets, clearing 12 feet each time ... Kicked off the season with a fifth-place showing at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, reaching 12 1/2 (3.67m) ... Recorded four third-place finishes throughout the season, including: 12-9 1/2 (3.90m) at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational; 12-5 1/2 (3.80m) at the Air Force Triangular; 12-6 1/2 (3.82m) at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational; and 12-11 1/2 (3.95m) at the Mountain West Championships ... Also mixed in an 11th-place clearance of 12-4 1/2 (3.77m) at the Beach Invitational ... After the conference meet, was able to qualify to the NCAA West Preliminary championships, where she placed 36th with a clearance of 12-2 (3.71m).

2012 Indoor: Participated in six meets, all in the pole vault ... Opened with a victory at the NAU Lumberjack Open, clearing 12-5 1/2 ... Tied for second at the Cherry & Silver Invitational with a mark of 12-3 1/2 ... Cleared a season-high 12-9 1/2 at the New Mexico Invitational, taking first in the process ... Vaulted 12-9 at the New Mexico Classic, tying for sixth ... Finished 10th at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a 12-4 1/2 mark ... Took fifth at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, clearing 12-7 1/2.

2012 Outdoor: Vaulted at eight meets ... Notched a mark of 12-10 at the UTEP Springtime Invitational to place third ... Took 11th at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and 13th at the Mt. SAC Relays with identical 12-7 1/2 marks ... Tied for second at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational and took sixth at the Beach Invitational with vaults of 12-6 1/2 ... Claimed second at the Brutus Hamilton Open with a 12-5 1/2 mark ... Posted a season-best mark of 12-11 1/2 at the Front Range Classic to claim third ... At the MW Outdoor Championships, finished eighth with a 12-3 1/2 clearance.

2011 Indoor: Competed in six meets, all in the pole vault ... First-place finish at the Lobo Open with a mark of 12-5 1/2 (3.80m) ... Finished sixth at the Cherry and Silver Invitational, reaching a season-best 13-1 1/2 (4.00m) ... Second place at the UNM Invitational with a mark of 12-9 1/2 (3.90m) ... Notched another sixth-place finish at New Mexico Classic & Multis, vaulting 12-9 1/2 (3.90m) ... Logged back-to-back fourth-place finishes at the Don Kirby Invite, with a mark of 12-10 (3.91m), and the MWC Indoor Championship, with a similar mark of 12-101/4 (3.92m).

2011 Outdoor: Pole vaulted at eight different meets ... Third-place finish in the pole vault at the UNM Tailwind Invitational with a mark of 13 3/4 (3.98m) ... Recorded a personal-best and school-record mark of 13-3 3/4 (4.06m) at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays ... Finished fifth at the UTEP Invitational, vaulting 12-11 3/4 (3.96m) ... Sixth place at the Brutus Invitational with a mark of 12-2 (3.71m) ... Notched tenth place at the Steve Scott Invitational, reaching 11-9 (3.58m) ... Fifth-place finish at the MWC Outdoor Championships, reaching 123/4 (3.68m) ... Participated in the NCAA Division I West Regionals in Eugene, Ore.

HIGH SCHOOL

Lettered in track for coach Tim Richey at Lawrence Central HS ... Won state her sophomore year ... School record holder with a 13'1" in the pole vault ... Indoor and Outdoor All-American in 2009 and 2010 ... Also lettered in volleyball.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Terrence, a graphics salesman, and Karen, a nurse ... Has two sisters, Sarah and Chelsea, both of whom played volleyball at Hanover College ... Her father also played basketball at Hanover ... Hobbies include cat naps, cooking and singing spontaneously ... Favorite athlete is Yelena Isinbayeva ... Favorite food is sushi ... Majoring in Environmental science and Anthropology.

PERSONAL RECORDS

Indoor
Pole Vault: 13-1 1/2 (4.00m)

Outdoor
Pole Vault: 13-3 3/4 (4.06m)#

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

• All-Mountain West Outdoor Team, 2013 (Pole Vault)
• Academic All-Mountain West, 2011-13
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2011-13


* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol
# indicates a school record

Thursday, April 17
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mt. SAC Relays
Saturday, April 19
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Long Beach State Invitational
Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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