Cort Rogers
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    Cort Rogers

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Whitefish, Mont.

    High School:
    Whitefish

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    JUNIOR YEAR | 2012-13: Recorded a career-best indoor pole vault clearance of 16'8¾" to take third at the Air Force Holiday Open...claimed runner-up finishes at the Air Force All-Comers Meet (16'6¾"), Nebraska adidas Classic (16'1¾") and Joe Davies Open (16'2")...scored for the Falcons at the Mountain West Championships during both the indoor (16'2¾", seventh) and outdoor (16'4¾", fifth) seasons...cleared a season-best outdoor mark of 16'7¼" at the Arizona State Invitational (eighth)...won the pole vault at the Jerry Quiller Classic (15'11") and Jack Christiansen Invitational (16'4¾")...also finished second at the Air Force Invitational (16'0¾") and Air Force Twilight Open (16'5½")...academic all-conference selection.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2011-12: All-conference selection in the pole vault...placed third at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships (16'8¾")...cleared a career-best 16'9½" to finish fifth at the Beach Invitational...won the Colorado Invitational with a height of 16'9¼"...finished second among collegiate competitors at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (15'9¼")...claimed top-five finishes in six of seven outdoor meets...also scored for the Falcons at the MW Indoor Championships...cleared 15'3" to tie for eighth at that meet...posted a career-best 16'4¾" at the Air Force Invitational...finished third at the Robert Shine Invitational (15'11")...academic all-conference selection.

    2009-2011: Served a two-year LDS mission in the Republic of South Korea.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2008-09: Ranked third on the team in both the indoor and outdoor pole vault...recorded a career-best indoor pole vault mark of 16''3½" to finish second at the Don Barrett Duals...won the Robert Shine Invitational (16'0")...scored for the Falcons at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...cleared 15'9" to finish eighth at that meet...recorded an outdoor-best mark of 16'0¾"...used that height to finish fourth at the MWC Outdoor Championships...also earned top-five finishes at the Beach Invitational and Front Range Classic...academic all-conference selection.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Whitefish High School...lettered in track and field...two-time Montana State champion in the pole vault (2006, 2007)...Class "A" state record holder (15'6")...also lettered in cross country, football and soccer.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Cort Manning Rogers...nickname is "Kingsley"...son of Robert and Shirley Rogers...father played lacrosse and served as an assistant coach at Princeton...has five sisters, Jennifer, Leigh, Ann, Bethany and Karen...also has one brother, Kent...majoring in economics...future plans include becoming a pilot...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic achievement...served as cadet-in-charge of Operation Graduation and administrator for PVCDP...member of the "500 Club" for earning a perfect score on the PFT..."climbed rocks, forged a few small streams and contemplated life and nature" over the summer...member of Cadet Squadron 24.

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