Brian Prackett
Brian Prackett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Proctor, Ark.

High School:
West Memphis HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
05/20/1987


Five-Time All-C-USA Performer

2009 Outdoor: Competed in two outdoor meets and had two top-10 finishes...Finished seventh at the Joey Haines Invitational with a pole vault leap of 4.26 meters...Set a season best leap of 4.30 meters at the Memphis Tiger Invitational where he finished fifth.

2009 Indoor: Competed at four events during the indoor season...Finished first at the SEMO Invite with a pole vault mark of 4.41 meters...Finished second at the SIU McDonald's meet with a pole vault leap of 4.30 meters...Set a personal best leap of 4.46 meters at the C-USA Championship and finished fifth.

2008 Outdoor: Recorded heights in the pole vault in four meets during the 2008 outdoor season for the Tigers...Set a season best mark of 4.45m (14-07.25) at the Ole Miss Invitational earning him a second place finish...Hit the same mark at the Ole Miss May Invitational earning him a sixth place finish...At the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championships, cleared a mark of 4.30m (14-01.25) in 10th place.

2008 Indoor: Competed in five meets during the 2008 indoor season...Participated in the pole vault for the Tigers...On three separate occasions, set and tied a season best mark of 4.27m (14-00.00) at the Arkansas State Kickoff, the Arkansas State Invitational and the SEMO Invitational where he placed second...At the 2008 C-USA Indoor Championships, recorded an All-C-USA height of 4.26m (13-11.75) earning him eighth place.

2007 Indoor: Tied for fourth at the ASU Kickoff Classic in the pole vault with a height of 4.11 meters...At the McDonald's Invitational, placed fourth with a height of 4.00 meters in the pole vault...Placed second in the pole vault with a height of 13-11.75 at the Red Hawk Invitational...At the C-USA Championships, placed sixth in the pole vault scoring with a leap of 4.30 meters.

2007 Outdoor: At the Rhodes Invitational, placed fourth in the pole vault with a height of 4.11 meters...Took first place at the Lynx Invitational in the pole vault with a height of 4.40 meters...At the Mississippi State Bulldog Classic, took sixth with a leap of 4.27 meters in the pole vault...Placed second at the ASU Mini Meet in the pole vault with a leap of 4.30 meters...At the C-USA Championships, tied for third in the pole vault with height of 4.31 meters.

2006 Indoor: Redshirted the indoor campaign.

2006 Outdoor: Scored at the C-USA Championships with an eighth-place finish in the pole vault with a mark of 14-01.25...Finished seventh at the Rhodes Invitational...Finished third in the pole vault with a clearance of 13-06.00 at the Bulldog Invitational...Logged a of 13-11.25 in the pole vault Vanderbilt Relays.

ACADEMICS: Has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for four semesters.

PREP: Attended West Memphis HS where he participated in cross country and track and field, lettering four times in each...Was captain of both teams his senior season...Earned All-State, All-Conference and All-State Academic Team honors...Voted Most Outstanding Leader for 2004-05...Set school, conference and area records in the pole vault with a mark of 15'0"...Was a member of the Honor Roll, Mu Alpha Theta and the Science Club...Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class...Track coach was Joe Noones.

PERSONAL: Born May 20, 1987, in West Memphis, Ark....Son of Tollie Johnson and JoeAnn Prackett...Majoring in biology...Plans on attending physical therapy school upon graduation from the U of M...Father ran track for Memphis.

Prackett's Best Outdoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date Set
Pole Vault
4.45m Ole Miss Inv. 4/11/09


Prackett's Best Indoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date Set
Pole Vault
4.46m
C-USA Champ. 2/28/09

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