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Jul 02, 2020

2020 Track & Field Recruiting Class: Jumps

Throughout this series, we will be providing an in-depth look at what each of the incoming members of the Clemson Track & Field and Cross Country program will bring to the team!

Distance || Throws || Sprints & Hurdles || Transfers

Jessica Johnson • Jumps

Ashley Ridge HS — Summerville, S.C.

Joins the Clemson squad with experience competing in the high jump and long jump events… earned the title in the high jump at the 2019 SCHSL Region 8-AAAAA Championships… placed fourth at the 2019 SCHSL 5A State Championships in the high jump… contested the high jump in two meets during the shortened 2020 outdoor season… comes to Clemson with seven top-5 finishes over the past two seasons in the high jump… will enter Clemson with a personal best of 1.67 meters (5-6) in the high jump and 4.49 meters (14-9) in the long jump.

Spencer Evans • Pole Vault

Lake Norman HS — Mooresville, N.C.

One of the nation’s best pole vaulters the past two seasons… set a personal best mark of 17-0.75 at the prestigious NYRR Millrose Games on Feb. 8, 2020… has won five-straight NCHSAA State Championships in the pole vault… won 11 of his final 12 high school meets while contesting the pole vault… only meet he did not win was because of a no-height result… Cleared 15-6 in four of the six meets during the 2020 indoor season… will enter Clemson with an indoor personal best clearance of 17-0.75 and an outdoor best of 16-2.