The Irish qualify 60 students for Big East at the season opener on December 2nd.
AS A JUNIOR: Vaulted in six meets on the season ... placed fifth at the Louisville Border Battle with best vault of the season (3.58m) ... achieved seventh-place finish at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... vaulted to a sixth place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational.
AS A SOPOMORE: Competed in nine meets on the year in the pole vault, including the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... placed fifth at the Hillsdale College Relays with a season outdoor best 3.60m ... took fourth at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (3.45m) ... during indoor season had personal best vault of 3.70m at the Notre Dame Invitational to place third ... finished sixth at the Bob Eubanks Invitational (3.45m) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the pole vault for the Irish ... opened her campaign at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a third place finish (3.40m) ... finished sixth overall at the Notre Dame Invitational with a vault of 3.10m ... vaulted an indoor personal best 3.40m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to take 16th place at the meet ... competed in the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational for the Irish garnering a tenth place finish with a vault of 3.45m ... closed out season with an outdoor personal best 3.55m vault at the Gina Relays, taking ninth at the meet.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Competed as a pole vaulter for the track & field team at Lafayette (La.) lettering all four years ... named all-state all four years in indoor & outdoor competition, including two All-American nods during her sophomore and junior indoor seasons ... captured conference and regional championship in sophomore through senior years with the outdoor team, including the state title in her freshman, sophomore and senior years ... captured state title in junior and senior years in indoor action, also claiming national ranking in each campaign ... member of the National Honor Society and the National English Honor Society ... born in Poplar Bluff, Mo. ... daughter of Mary and Mark Barousse ... father played football at McNeese State ... has four siblings: Matthew, Austin, Brett and Luke ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in French and pre-professional studies.