Born in Lovell, Wyo. ... parents are Jay and Susan Neves ... siblings Chelsi and Taubi played volleyball for USU and Charee played volleyball for NWC ... was married in 2008 to Jenna ... enjoys hunting, fishing, chess, volleyball and basketball ... majoring in exercise science.
Lettered three years in football and basketball in high school ... three time state champion in the pole vault ... state champion in high jump for two years ... high school Heisman national finalist.
BEST MARKS: PV - 17-7.75, HJ - 6-05, 110mH - 15.9
2006 | Freshman Year
Finished 12th in the pole vault at the Lobo Indoor Invitational clearing 16 feet 1 inch ... placed second in the pole vault at the Mt. States Indoor Games clearing a height of 15 feet 10.5 inches ... finished sixth in the pole vault at the Husky Indoor Classic clearing 16 feet 6.75 inches ... took seventh in the pole vault at the MWC Indoor Championships clearing a height of 16 feet 7.75 inches ... Came in fifth in the pole vault (15-09.00) at the Williams Classic ... took second in the pole vault (16-06.75) at the ASU Invitational ... placed fourth in the pole vault (16-01.00) at the Cougar Invite ... won first in the pole vault (17-01.5) at the UCLA Invite ... took first place in the pole vault with a vault of 17-06.75 at the BYU Invite ... came in third in the pole vault (17-00.75) at the Robison Invitational ... won the pole vaulting crown with a vault of 17-04.75 at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet ... placed sixth in the pole vault (17-01.25) at the NCAA West Regional meet
2007 | Sophomore Year
Placed seventh in the pole vault championships at the New Balance meet in New York ... won the pole vault when he cleared a season-best height of 17 feet 7.75 inches at the MWC Indoor Championships ... named to the All-MWC Indoor Team ... competed in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor National Championships ... placed third in the pole vault at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational ... ran on the first place 4x100 relay team at the Cougar Invitational ... took fifth in the pole vault at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet ... finished fourth in the pole vault with a season-best clearance of 16 feet 9.5 inches at the MWC Championship meet.
2008 | Junior Year
Received All-American for indoors ... placed third in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor meet clearing 16 feet 6.75 inches ... cleared 7 feet 3.75 inches at the Air Force Invitational placing third ... at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational placed sixth with a vault of 16 feet 6.75 inches ... placed second at the Boise State Team Invite ... at the 2008 Best Buy Wildcat Indoor Open cleared a vault of 17 feet 5.50 inches and placing first overall ... at the MWC Championships placed third overall with a vault of 17 feet 7.25 inches ... at the NCAAA Championships placed 16th, clearing 17 feet 0.75 inches ... cleared 17 feet 6.5 inches at the ASU Invitational placing second ... at the Tom Botts Invitational vaulted 16 feet 6.75 inches for third place.