LSU Gold
Pole Vault
Spring, Texas
High School
Klein Oak HS

Event: Pole Vault (IN: 10-2 ¾; OUT: 10-6)

Competed in the pole vault in five meets during the 2012 season … Cleared an indoor personal record of 10 feet, 2 ¾ inches in tying for fourth place at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Posted an outdoor seasonal best of 10-4 in a sixth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics … Also competed at the LSU Twilight indoors and the LSU Relays and Battle on the Bayou outdoors.

Competed in seven meets for the Lady Tigers during her redshirt freshman season in 2011 … Cleared an indoor seasonal best of 9 feet, 10 inches at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Tied for seventh in the meet … Did not clear a height in six other appearances in 2011.

A standout pole vaulter during her prep career at Klein Oak High School … Coached by Bob Duckworth … A three-time regional qualifier as a freshman in 2007, a junior in 2009 and a senior in 2010 … Recorded a personal-best clearance of 10-6 as a high school junior and senior … Helped lead her high school team to a pair of district championships in 2007 and 2008 … Also competed in the 200-meter dash and 4×100 relay at Klein Oak High School.

Full name is Danielle Andrea Garcia-Arnold … Born on Dec. 19, 1991 … Parents are Dan and Leticia Arnold … Has two younger brothers, Brandon and Josh … An honor student at Klein Oak High School … A member of the National Honor Society … Majoring in elementary education.


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