Position
Jumps
Height
5'10
Class
Graduate Student
Hometown
Denham Springs, La.
High School
Denham Springs HS
Experience
4L
Indoor Class
Graduate Student

Career Record

2019 SEC Champion (Indoor High Jump)
4x All-American (2019, 2020, and 2021 indoor high jump, 2021 outdoor high jump)
4x All-SEC
2018 Freshman All-SEC Team (Outdoors)
3x SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020, 2021)

Top 10 LSU Marks
No. 1 – High Jump (indoors) – 6’ 2.25” (1.89m)
No. 1 – High Jump (outdoors) – 6’ 2.25” (1.89m)

2021 Outdoor (JUNIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … took seventh at the NCAA Championships with a clearance of 5’ 11.25” (1.81m) … scored points for LSU at the SEC Championships with a fourth place finish (6’/1.83m) … won four titles throughout the season at the Battle on the Bayou (5’ 11.50”/1.82m), Crimson Tide Invitational (6’ 0.50”/1.84m), LSU Alumni Gold (5’ 10.75”/1.80m) and LSU Invitational (6’ 2.25”/1.89m) … collected a second place finish at the Texas Relays with clearance of 6’ 2” (1.88m) … cleared bar of 6’ 1.50” (1.87m) at the U.S. Olympic Trials to advance to finals.

2021 Indoor (SENIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … scored points for LSU at the NCAA Championships with a clearance of 6’ 0.50” (1.84m) to take fourth place … earned silver at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 6’ 1.25” (1.86m) … won titles at the Charlie Thomas Invitational (6’/1.83m), Wooo Pig Classic (6’ 2.25”/1.89m), and Purple Tiger Invitational (6’ 0.50”/1.84m) … secured second place at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 6’ 0.75” (1.85m).

2020 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … set LSU school record in the high jump with clearance of 6’ 2.25” at the Tyson Invitational to claim gold … took silver at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 6’ 2” … registered a total of four personal bests on the season … won titles at the Razorback Invitational (6’ 2”), MLK Jr. Invitational (6’ 0.75”), and Purple Tiger Invitational (6’ 0.50”) … captured silver at the Corky Classic with a clearance of 5’ 10.75” … ended the season with the No. 2 60 high jump mark in the NCAA (6’ 2.25”).

2019 OUTDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Competed solely in the high jump … took sixth at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 5’ 8.75” … represented LSU at the NCAA East Preliminaries … claimed gold at the LSU Alumni Gold (5’ 11.25”) and Battle on the Bayou (5’ 10.75”) … captured second-place showings at the Texas Relays (5’ 9.75”) and Miami Hurricane Invitational (5’ 10.50”).

2019 INDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Competed solely in the high jump … won first career SEC title with a PR of 5’ 11.50” … finished sixth at NCAA Championships with clearance of 5’ 11.25” to earn first career All-America honor … won titles at the Tyson Invitational (5’ 10.75”), LSU Bayou Bengal (5’ 10.75”), Red Raider Invite (5’ 10.75”), and UAB Invitational (5’ 8.50”) … finished second at the LSU Twilight with a clearance of 5’ 8.50” … cleared 5’ 8.75” at the Razorback Invitational to place third.

2018 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Competed solely in the high jump … earned silver at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 1.80 meters (5-10.75) … registered a personal best at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational with a clearance of 1.81 meters (5-11.25) to claim gold … finished first at the Louisiana Classics (1.77m/5-9.75), Battle on the Bayou (1.79m/5-10.5) and LSU Alumni Gold (1.79m/5-10.5) … finished third at the Miami Hurricane Invitational (1.73m/5-8.00) and LSU Invitational (1.74m/5-8.50) … represented LSU at the NCAA East Preliminaries.

2018 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Competed solely in the high jump … placed eighth at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 1.75 meters (5-8.75) … picked up wins at the LSU Twilight (1.78m/5-10), Tyson Invitational (1.80m/5-10.75) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (1.81m/5-11.25) … garnered silver at the Corky Classic (1.72m/5-7.75) … placed third at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational (1.75m/5-8.75) and Razorback Invitational (1.73m/5-8).

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top high jump prospects at the high school level in the United States in the Class of 2017 … Earned All-America honors as the 2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals Silver Medalist in the high jump while jumping 5 feet, 8 3/4 inches at The Armory in New York … Cleared an indoor personal best of 5-9 1/2 to win her second career indoor state championship as a senior in 2017 … Ended the 2017 indoor season as the No. 7-ranked high school high jumper nationally and No. 4-ranked member of the Class of 2017 … Followed her final indoor season at Denham Springs High School by winning her fourth-straight Class 5A state title in the high jump at the 2017 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Outdoor State Track & Field Championships … Jumped 5-5 3/4 to clinch her fourth-straight outdoor state title … Closed out her junior season in 2016 tied for the No. 16 spot nationally among all high school classes and tied for No. 8 among members of the Class of 2017 with her outdoor personal-best jump of 5-9 … Set a Class 5A state record with her clearance of 5-9 at the 2016 LHSAA Outdoor State Track & Field Championships to win her third state title in the event at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Also captured Class 5A state titles as a freshman in 2014 with a jump of 5-4 and as a sophomore in 2015 with a jump of 5-6 … Also a three-time Region 2-5A and District 4-5A high jump champion outdoors while competing for Denham Springs High School … Finished runner-up in the girls’ high jump competition at the 2016 Texas Relays with a clearance of 5-5 ½ … Crowned an indoor state champion for the first time as a sophomore with a mark of 5-5 at the state meet held at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House … Was the indoor state bronze medalist in 2016 with an identical jump of 5-5 … Also competed in events ranging from the 400 meters, long jump, triple jump and javelin as a high school standout at Denham Springs High School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Abigail Reese O’Donoghue … Born on May 21, 1999 … Parents are John and Kelli O’Donoghue … Father played baseball at LSU under the legendary Skip Bertman from 1987-90 and later the Baltimore Orioles as a professional … Mother, the former Kelli Flynn, was a member of the LSU Track & Field team from 1991-94 and competed in the high jump and hepthatlon … Has an older brother, Tyler O’Donoghue, that plays college football at Northwestern State University … Paternal grandfather, John E. O’Donoghue, also played nine seasons in Major League Baseball after playing collegiately at the University of Missouri … An honors student at Denham Springs High School with a 3.5 cumulative grade-point average during her prep career … Also a member of the National Honor Society … Majoring in public relations at LSU.

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