Tess Balcomb
Tess Balcomb
Height: 5-9
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Colfax, Calif.
High School: Colfax HS
Position: Pole Vault
UC Santa Barbara
2009
Balcomb competed for the first third of the season, highlighted by a second-place performance in the pole vault of 11'7.75" (3.35m) at the USC Trojan Invitational...She also took second at the All-Cal Challenge with a clearance of 11'5.75" (3.50m). High School
Qualified for the California State Meet in 2007 and 2008...Took sixth place at State in 2008...Is Colfax High School's pole vault record-holder with a best mark of 12'0"...Was all-league in 2007. Personal
Balcomb was born in Honolulu, Hawai'i...Enjoys horseback riding, swimming, camping, and gymnastics...Competed in gymnastics for nine years prior to taking up the pole vault.
Collegiate Career Bests
Pole Vault - 11-7.75 (3.35m) (USC Trojan Invitational, 3/21/2009)