Pole Vault: 14-6/4.42m (H.S.)
Pole Vault: 15-1/4.60m (2012)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Honors - Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - N/A...Outdoors - Placed sixth in the open pole vault at the Sea Ray Relays in a career-best 15-1...Made his debut in a Vol uniform at the Tennessee Challenge, finishing eighth in the pole vault at 14-11.
2011: Honors - Made the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Redshirted...Outdoors - Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time New Jersey Group 3 state champion pole vaulter...Won outdoors in 2009 and 2010 and also seized indoor victory in 2009 with an indoor career-best 14-6 clearance...Plated his outdoor career-best height at the South Jersey Relays, where he sailed over 15-0 to claim first place...Wound up ninth at the 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a 14-2 1/2 showing in the Emerging Elite division...Matched his indoor PR in the preliminary round of the 2010 National Scholastic Indoor Championships...Fifth at 2009 Penn Relays (14-3)...Member of National Honor Society at SHS.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 3, 1991, in Shamong, N.J....Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and interested in majoring in physics...Parents are Samuel and Erica Maira...Siblings include Lauren and Emilee...Lauren is a cheerleader at James Madison University.