Born February 1980 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ... parents are Elbert and Anne Pratt ... served in the Torreon, Mexico Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... majoring in exercise science ... married to the former Lisa Antonelli.
Three-time Mexico National Champion in the pole vault ... 10-time national jr. record holder ... ranked first for indoors in high school ... Pan-American Jr. Champion ... placed seventh in the pole vault at the Pan-American Games ... 12th in World University Games ... placed second at the Ibero-American Games ... ranked in the top 50 on IAAF World List ... Syndey Olympic Games Semi-Finalist in 2000.
BEST MARKS: PV - 18-08.5, HJ - 6-07.5, LJ - 22-04
2003 | Freshman Year
Placed first in the pole vault with a vault of 18-02 at the Sun Angel Classic ... finished first at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the pole vault (17-08.5) ... first place finish in the pole vault at the NCAA West Regionals with a vault of 18-03 ... competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Mexico National Champion in the pole vault.
2004 | Sophomore Year
First place at the MWC Indoor Championships with a jump of 17-09.00 ... finished first in the MWC Outdoor with a jump of 17-9.75 ... finished second at the NCAA Regionals with a jump of 17-7.0 ... finished ninth in the pole vault (17-04.75) at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
2005 | Junior Year
Captured first in the pole vault at the MWC Indoor Championships with a vault of 17-09.25 ... took sixth in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships (17-08.5) ... placed second in the pole vault with a vault of 17-04.5 at the Arizona State Invitational ... first place in the pole vault with a vault of 17-10.5 at the Robison Invitational ... finished second in the pole vault at the MWC Outdoor Championships (17-09.25) ... set a school record at the BYU Invitational in the pole vault with a vault of 18-4.5 ... surpassed that school record with a vault of 18-5 at Atascadero ... NCAA Outdoor National Champion in the pole vault ... World University Games finalist in Izmir, Turkey ... named Academic All-MWC and MWC Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week.
2006 | Senior Year
Won the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Meet clearing 18 feet 1/2 inch ... won the pole vault at the Lobo Indoor Invitational clearing 17 feet 11 inches ... won the National Pole Vault Summit with a new personal and BYU record of 18 feet 8.5 inches ... won the pole vault (18 feet 5 inches) at the Husky Indoor Classic ... won the pole vault at the MWC Indoor Championships clearing a height of 18 feet 4.5 inches ... placed second in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships clearing 18 feet 6.5 inches ... Won the pole vault (18-04.5) at the Texas Relays ... won first place in the pole vault (18-00.50) at the Robison Invitational ... Won the Pole Vault crown with a jump of 18-05.0) at the NCAA West Regional meet ... took second place in the Pole Vault (18-00.50) at the NCAA National Championship ... named All-Academic Athlete by the USTF Coaches Associations and Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center.