Jeffrey Linta

  • Jeffrey
  • Linta

  • Event
    Pole Vault
  • Class
  • High School/Other
    South Carolina
  • Hometown
    North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Updated: May 31, 2017

2017 outdoor: Competed in the men's pole vault competition at the ACC Championships, jumping a season-best height of 4.62 meters (15 ft., 1.75 in.) for 10th place ... Also vaulted a height of 4.61 meters (15 ft., 1.5 in.) at the Hokie Twilight meet for fourth place.

2017 indoor: Missed the regular season due to injury … Competed at the ACC Championships, vaulting a height of 4.70 meters (15 ft., 5 in.) for 14th place.

2016 outdoor: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Earned second team All-ACC honors with his career-best 5.07-meter clearance (16 ft., 7.5 in.), earning fourth place at the ACC Championships … Competed at the NCAA East Regional, vaulting 5.00 meters (16 ft., 4.75 in.) … Placed third at the Radford Invite and High Point VertKlasse Meet.

2016 indoor: Cleared a season-best 5.02 meters (16 ft., 5.5 in.) at the ACC Championships, placing ninth … Took second at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet.

2015 outdoor: Competed in six meets, posting a personal best at the ACC Championships with a fourth-place height of 4.97 meters (16 ft., 3.5 in).

2015 indoor: Finished in eighth place at the ACC Championships with a mark of 4.87 meters (15 ft., 11.75 in.).

2014 outdoor: Redshirted.

2014 indoor: Redshirted.

Prior to Tech: Attended the University of South Carolina for one year.

High school: Vaulted 4.90 meters (16 ft., 1 in.), the highest leap in South Carolina, while competing at North Myrtle Beach (2012) … Named a 2011 Junior Olympic All-American.

Personal: Majoring in marketing.

Linta's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

PV - 5.02 (16 feet, 5.5 inches), ACC Championships (2016)

PV - 5.07 (16 feet, 7.5 inches), ACC Championships (2016)