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    Michael Hogue     
     
      Michael Hogue
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Tenn.

High School:
Houston

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Event:
Pole Vault

HOGUE ABBREVIATED
High School
Houston High
Coach George Gibson
Career Bests
Three-time All-America
Pole vault - 17-8 1/2 (5.40)
UT all-time top-10 list
Pole vault, 9th, 17-8 1/2, 2007
SEC Results-Indoor
2005-Pole vault 17-3 1/2 (2nd)
2006-Pole vault 17-0 (1st)
2007-Pole vault 17-5 1/2 (1st)
2008-Pole vault 17-6 1/4 (1st)
NCAA Results-Indoor
2007-Pole vault 17-8 1/2 (5th)
2008-Pole vault 17-4 1/2 (6th)
SEC Results-Outdoor
2005-Pole vault 16-10 (2nd)
2006-Pole vault 16-2 3/4 (3rd-tie)
2007-Pole vault 17-1 3/4 (1st)
Mideast Regional Results-Outdoor
2005-Pole vault 16-7 1/4 (7th)
2006-Pole vault 16-1 1/4 (11th-tie)
2007-Pole vault 16-7 1/4 (5th)
NCAA Results-Outdoor
2007-Pole vault 17-6 1/2 (7th)

Major-Nursing.

2008 Outdoor-Elected team captain with Jangy Addy and Matthieu Pritchett ... Named second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Had final outdoor season shortened because of back injury ... Won the pole vault at the Yellow Jacket Invitational after he was the only vaulter to clear a height following a delay because of inclement weather in the middle of competition (March 29) ... In his only other competition of the outdoor season, tied for fourth in the pole vault at the season-opening Baldy Castillo Invitational (March 22).

2008 Indoor-Became the second athlete in SEC history, and first since 1976, to win three consecutive indoor conference pole vault crowns ... Cleared a season-best height of 17-6 1/4 to lead Tennessee's 1-2-6 finish in the pole vault, the Vols' highest-scoring single event at the conference championships, and claim his fourth overall conference title (March 2) ... Also won the pole vault at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a 17-0 3/4 clearance (Feb. 2) ... Vaulted over the bar at 17-4 1/2 to finish sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships and earn the third All-America certificate of his career (March 14) ... Finished second in the invitational section with a vault of 17-0 3/4 at the Penn State National Invitational ... Also placed second in pit two at the Clemson Opener after clearing the bar at 17-1 1/2 (Dec. 1) ... Cleared the bar at 17-2 3/4 and finished fourth in the pole vault at the Virginia Tech Invitational (Jan. 12) ... Returned to Blacksburg and finished fifth with a 17-0 clearance at the Virginia Tech Challenge (Feb. 22).

2007 Outdoor-Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... Won Most Valuable Field Athlete and the Ironman Award at the team banquet ... Earned his second All-America certificate with a season-best clearance of 17-6 1/2 to place seventh at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 8) ... Claimed his third conference championship and first outdoor title with a 17-1 3/4 clearance at the SEC Outdoor Championships (May 12) ... Led four Tennessee vaulters that scored 24.5 points at the conference meet to give the Vols the lead as they went on to claim the team title ... Won his first six pole vault competitions of the season, with the win streak halted at the NCAA Mideast Regional when he cleared 16-7 1/4 and placed fifth to punch his ticket to the national championship meet ... Took top honors in the invitational section of the Alabama Relays after clearing the bar at 17-4 1/2 (March 25) ... Bettered the field at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a 17-3 clearance (March 31) ... Cleared 17-0 3/4 in front of the home crowd to claim his first Sea Ray Relays crown (April 13) ... Broke the Vanderbilt Track facility and Vanderbilt Invitational record with his clearance of 17-0 3/4, bettering former Vol Clint Binder's record of 17-0 (April 21) ... Capped the regular season by winning again on UT's home track, this time with a 17-2 3/4 clearance at the Smoky Mountain Twilight (May 1) ... Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Smoky Mountain Twilight.

2007 Indoor-Earned the first All-America certificate of his career with a fifth-place, personal-best 17-8 1/2 showing at the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 9) ... Became the fourth athlete in school history, and first since Lawrence Johnson in 1993-94, to win the pole vault at back-to-back indoor conference championship meets when he cleared a then-personal-best height of 17-5 1/2 (Feb. 25) ... Survived a jumpoff that required him to vault 13 times during the competition before being crowned champion after tying for first with Auburn's Mark Johnson ... Improved his personal-best mark again the next week as he cleared 17-5 3/4 to place second at the Virginia Tech Last Chance Invitational and put himself in the national championship meet (March 3) ... Cleared 16-6 3/4 for second at the Clemson Opener (Dec. 2) ... Finished third after clearing 17-2 1/4 at the Virginia Tech Invitational (Jan. 13) ... Earned fourth with a clearance of 17-0 3/4 in the championship section of the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 3) ... Ended the regular season with a third-place, 16-11 finish at the Virginia Tech Challenge (Feb. 16).

2006 Outdoor-Named to U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named Lifter of the Year, along with Tim Nguyen, at the team banquet ... Also received the Volunteer Award as the team's toughest competitor ... Finished the season as Tennessee's top vaulter ... Opened his season with a second place, 16-0 3/4 effort at the Disney World Invitational (March 25) ... Cleared 16-6 3/4 to tie for second at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (April 1) ... Finished seventh after topping the bar at 16-6 3/4 during the Sea Ray Relays (April 15) ... Finished preparations for the conference meet by winning the Knoxville Invitational with a vault of 16-10 3/4 (April 30) ... Tied teammate Jeff Trembley for third with a 16-2 3/4 clearance at the SEC outdoor championships, helping the three vaulters in Tennessee orange earn 21 points in the pole vault alone ... Vaulted over the bar at 16-1 1/4 to tie for 11th while hampered by a wrist injury at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Has won four of six pole vault competitions held at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium while competing for Tennessee.

2006 Indoor-Opened his season with a provisional-qualifying clearance of 17-0 3/4 at the Clemson Opener (Dec. 3) ... Following the meet, Hogue experienced swelling in his right arm and was admitted to UT Medical Center, where he was diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome ... After three surgeries over four days, Hogue was told recovery time would be eight months to a year ... He returned Feb. 17 and cleared the bar at 16-6 3/4 to finish second at the Tennessee Indoor Classic ... Hogue then shocked the conference by winning the pole vault at the SEC indoor championships on Feb. 26, clearing 17-0 to give UT its first indoor conference champion in the pole vault since Rocky Danners in 2002 ... Closed his indoor season at the Virginia Tech Last Chance Meet where he finished in a tie for fourth after a 16-7 1/2 effort.

2005 Outdoor-Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Won Most Valuable Freshman (field events) Award at team banquet ... Finished as the squad's top indoor and outdoor vaulter ... Continued his habit of peaking at the SEC championships by finishing second with an outdoor season-best leap of 16-10 (May 15) ... Took seventh at the NCAA Mideast Regional after clearing 16-7 1/4 ... Ruled the skies over Tom Black Track by winning all three home pole vaults -- Gatorade Classic, Sea Ray Relays and Knoxville Twilight Meet -- all with a clearance of 16-6 3/4.

2005 Indoor-Claimed silver at the SEC indoor championship after jumping a lifetime-best 17-3 1/2, adding nine inches to his previous season best and five inches to his previous lifetime best ... Career-best height of 17-3 1/2 moves Hogue into 10th on Tennessee's all-time pole vault list ... Placed 10th in section one after clearing 16-6 3/4 at the Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nev. ... Tied for fifth after leaping 16-2 3/4 at the Penn State National Meet. 2004 Indoor and Outdoor- Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Redshirted ... Entered 2005 season as Tennessee's top returning pole vaulter with season-best clearance of 16-10 3/4 under his belt ... Cleared bar of 16-10 3/4 while competing unattached to tie for sixth with 2003 world heptathlon/decathlon champion Tom Pappas at the Knoxville Invitational (April 25).

High school-Holds the Tennessee state high school pole vault record at 15-10 3/4 ... Broke the state record, previously held by teammate Jeff Trembley at 15-9, at the 2002 Volunteer Track Classic on Tom Black Track, the home of the Vols ... Won the Tennessee high school pole vault title in 2002 ... Named TSSAA Section IV AAA Track Championship Athlete of the Year in 2001 and 2002 ... Lettered two years in football as a wide receiver/free safety as he helped his team advance to the class 5A state semifinals in 2001.

Personal-Full name is Michael David Hogue ... Born April 29, 1984 in Memphis ... Parents are David and Sheri Hogue ... Younger brother, Will, is a senior outfielder and three-year letterman on Austin Peay's baseball team ... Third-generation Tennessee Vol, following his grandparents, two uncles and both parents at the University of Tennessee.

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