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LoJo Records/Accomplishments

Below you will find a list of the accomplishments LoJo has obtained throughout his Track & Field Career as an Athlete and as a coach.

 

Professional Accomplishments

2004

1st in Knoxville at 18'-6.5" (5.65m)

2002

8th at USA Outdoors At 18'- 6" (5.64m)
1st in Knoxville Indoors At 19'- 0.25" (5.80m)
3rd at adidas Boston Indoor Games At 18'- 8.5" (5.70)
2nd at Millrose Games At 18'- 8.5" (5.70m)
10th at Lausanne At 18'- 8.5" (5.70m)
Ranked #7 in The U.S. Rankings

2001

Ranked 2nd In The U.S. Rankings
Ranked 4th In The World Rankings
1st Place At U.S. Outdoor Championships At 19'- 2.25" (5.85m)
1st Place At World Indoor Championships, Gold Medallist At 19'- 6.25" (5.95m)
Indoor American Record holder At 5.96m (19' - 6.5")
1st Place At U.S. Indoor Championships
1st at Verizon Millrose Games At 18'- 8.25" (5.70m)
1st at GST Open at Princeton Invitational At 19'- 2.25" (5.85m)

2000

Sliver Medal In Olympic Games At Sydney, Austria At 19'- 4.25" (5.90m)
1st Place At U.S. Trials At 19'- 1.5" (5.83m)
1st Place At U.S. Indoor Championships At 19'- 0.75" (5.81m)
Ranked 3rd In The U.S. Rankings
Ranked 6th In The World Rankings

1998

1st Place at Rieti Grand Prix at 19'- 0.25" (5.08m)
Ranked 2nd in the U.S. Rankings
Ranked 9th in the World Rankings

1997

1st Place At U.S. Indoor Championships At 19'- 2.25" (5.85m)
2nd Place At World Indoor Championships At 19'- 2.25" (5.85m)
1st Place At U.S. Outdoor Championships At 19'- 4.25" (5.90m)
Ranked 2nd In The U.S.
Ranked 7th In The World Rankings

1996

American Record/NCAA Record 5.97m (19' -7.5")
8th Place Olympic Games At 18'- 8.25" (5.70m)
Ranked 2nd In The U.S. Rankings
Ranked 8th In The World Rankings
Signed With adidas And Oakley

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Collegiate Accomplishments

1996

American Record Holder At 19' - 7" (5.96m)
1st Place At NCAA Outdoor Championships At 19'- 1" (5.81m)
1st Place At U.S. Olympic Trials At 19'- 0.25" (5.80m)
8th in USA Indoors
NCAA All Time Record 19'- 7.75" (5.97m)
NCAA Athlete Of The Year
NCAA All American
SEC Record Holder
SEC Indoor And Outdoor Pole Vault Champion
Placed 2nd in the SEC Decathlon

1995

Won SEC PV
Won NCAA Outdoors at 18'- 8.25" (5.69m)
Hammer Strength "Comeback Athlete of the Year"
Silver Medal at World University Games in Fukuoka, Japan
Ranked #6 in U.S. by Track & Field News

1994

Won NCAA Indoor At 19'- 1.5" (5.82m) (New Collegiate Meet Record)
Indoor/Outdoor SEC Pole Vault Champion
Placed 3rd in Decathlon at SEC At 7,318

1993

2nd at NCAA Indoor At 18'- 0.5" (5.61m)
SEC Decathlon Champion 7576
Set American Junior Record 18 - 8.5" (5.71m)
USA Junior National Champion
Gold at Pan-Am Juniors
Collegiate Decathlon Pole Vault Record 18' - 1" (5.51m)
World Junior Decathlon Pole Vault Record 18' - 1" (5.51m)

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Meet/Stadium Records

Tom Black Outdoor Track Record

*Pole Vault 1996 at 19'- 7.5" (5.98m)
*Decathlon (Pole Vault Event) 1993 at 18'- 0.5" (5.49m)

Stokely Indoor Track Record

*Pole Vault 1994 at 19'- 0.75" (5.81m)

World Junior Record

*Decathlon (Pole Vault Event) 1993 at 18'- 0.5" (5.49m)

Sea Ray Relays Record

*Pole Vault 1999 at 19'- 2.5" (5.85m)
*Decathlon (Pole Vault Event) 1993 at 18'- 0.5" (5.49m)

Penn Relays Champion

*Pole Vault 1996 at 19'- 0" (5.79m)
*Decathlon (Pole Vault Event) 1996 at 18'- 1.75" (5.53m)

Gatorade Track Classic Record

*Pole Vault 4/7/2001 at 19'- 4.25" (5.89m)

Nutter Field House Indoor

*Pole Vault 1996 at 18'- 4" (5.60m)

Rector Field House Indoor

*Pole Vault 2/24/2001 at 19'- 0.5" (5.94m)

Memorial Center

*Pole Vault 1/30/1999 at 18'- 8.9" (5.76m)

Gator Invitational

*Facility Record: Pole Vault 2/26/1994 at 18'- 8.25" (5.69m)
*NCAA Meet Record: Pole Vault 5/29/1996 at 19'-1.25" (5.82m)

SEC Meet Record *stood for 11 Years

*14.45 in 110 hurdles (While a Freshmen at UT)

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U.S. Championships

3-time U.S. Indoor Champion

*1997
*2000
*2001

4-time U.S. Outdoor Champion

*1996
*1997
*2000
*2001

US Junior National Champions

*Pole Vault 1993 at 18'-1" (5.51m)

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NCAA Championship Titles

2-time NCAA Indoor Champion

*1994 19'- 1.5" (5.82m)
*1996 19'- 1.5" (5.82m)

2-time NCAA Outdoor Champion

*1995 18'- 8.25" (5.69m)
*1996 19'- 2" (5.84m)

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SEC Championship Titles

3-time SEC Indoor Champion in the Pole Vault

*1993 at 18'- 0.5" (5.49m)
*1994 at 18'- 8.25" (5.69m)
*1996 at 18'- 4.5" (5.60m)

3-time SEC Outdoor Champion in the Pole Vault

*1994 at 19'- 1.25" (5.82m)
*1995 at 17'- 8.5" (5.39m)
*1996 at 17'- 6.25" (5.34m)

SEC Outdoor Champion in the Decathlon

*1993 at 7,576

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Awards While Attending the UT

Vol All American

Outdoor
*1993 17'- 8.5" (5.39m)
*1995 18'- 8.25" (5.69m)
*1996 19'- 1" (5.8m)

Indoor
*1993 18'- 0.5" (5.49m)
*1994 19'- 1.25" (5.82m)
*1996 18'- 6.5" (5.65m)

All Time Top Performance at UT

*60M High Hurdles 1996 #9 @ 7.98
*Pole Vault 1996 #1 @ 19'- 7.5" (5.98m)
*Decathlon 1993 #10 @ 7,576

Top Three Decathlon Individual Events

*110M Hurdles 1996 #2 @ 14.021
*Pole Vault 1993 #1 @ 18'- 1" (5.51m)

Tennessee Freshman Record

*Indoor Pole Vault 1993 18'- 0.5" (5.49m)
*Outdoor Pole Vault 1993 18'- 8.75" (5.70m)

Tennessee School Record

*Indoor Pole Vault 1994 19'- 1.5" (5.82m)
*Outdoor Pole Vault 1996 19'- 7.5" (5.98m)

Ed Murphey Award (Most Outstanding Performance)

*Pole Vault 1996

Jon Young Memorial Captains Award

*1996

Tony Wilson Memorial Trophy

*1996

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History/Black History Accomplishments

2000 Olympic Games

*First Black Pole Vaulter to Medal and Step on the Podium

March 1997 in Paris

*First Black Pole Vaulter to win in a Major Competition (won silver)

1996 Olympic

*First Black Pole Vaulter to make the Olympic Team in the Pole Vault

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High School Accomplishments

1992

*National Scholastic Champion Indoors and Outdoors at 16'- 0" (4.87m)
*Virginia State HS Champion
*HS Athlete of the Year for Virginia at 17'- 6" (5.33m)

1991

*Virginia State HS Champion at 16'- 0" (4.87m)

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