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Samantha Becker

Samantha Becker - Women's Track & Field - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Hometown Atlanta, Ga.
Last School Milton
Year Senior
Event Pole Vault
Samantha Becker - Women's Track & Field - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Honors & Awards:
2015 Outdoor All-ACC First Team

2015 Track:
Indoor: Placed eighth at the ACC Championship with a height of 3.97 meters (13-0.25) … Logged six top-10 finishes … Placed first at the Samford University Invitational with a career-best  height of 4.15 meters (13-7.25). Outdoor: Named All-ACC First Team after a third place finish and huge PR of 4.21m (13-9.75) at the ACC Championships … Recorded eight top-10 finishes, including back-to-back wins at the Yellow Jacket Invite and Tiger Track Classic … Qualified for the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

2014 Track:
Indoor: Renewed her personal record in the pole vault at 3.95m (12-11.50) at the ACC Championships … Logged top-10 finishes at the Southern Miss Cupid Classic and the Samford Invitational. Outdoor: Runner-up at the Tiger Invitational by launching herself 3.95m … Took third in the pole vault at the Georgia Invitational with a height of 3.85m (12-7.50).

2013 Track:
Indoor: Took fourth at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a vault of 12-1.50 – her best vault of the indoor season … Matched that distance at the Auburn Invite for seventh place. Outdoor: Placed second at the Georgia Tech Invite with a season-best and personal-record vault of 12-5.50 … Took third at the Georgia Relays.

2012 Track:
Indoor: Placed fifth with a vault of 11-11.75 at the Orange and White Classic … Took fourth (11-7.75) at the VT Elite Invite … Vaulted 11-10 at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Recorded an 11-9.75 vault at the Georgia Intercollegiate … Logged a height of 11-11.75 at the UCF Invite … Repeated that performance at the Yellow Jacket Invitational … Had her season-best performance 12-00.75 at the Last Chance Qualifier.

High School:
A four-year letter winner under Coach Delweese at Milton High School … Served as team captain …. A Georgia state champion for pole vaulting … Set the state record with a 12-00 pole vault … A member of Mock Trial and graduated with honors.

Full name is Samantha Elizabeth Becker … Born on Aug. 21, 1992 in Atlanta, Ga. … Parents are Peter Becker and Cynthia Sundell … Chose Georgia Tech for its biology program and reputation … Majors in civil engineering.

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