Julene Bailey-Kaufusi Athlete Profile

Julene Bailey-Kaufusi

Julene Bailey-Kaufusi
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2005-2007 Hometown: Nampa, ID

Personal

  • Born February 1985 in Nampa, Idaho
  • Parents are Larren and Joanne Bailey
  • Married to Teni Kaufusi and they have a son, Kaiden
  • Brother Jeremy Bailey is the BYU pole vault coach
  • Cousin Steve Kaufusi is the BYU defensive coordinator

Before BYU

  • Lettered four times in track at Skyview High School
  • Four-time state champion
  • Idaho Gatorade Athlete of the Year in 2002 and 2003
  • Competed in the Junior Olympics, World Youth Games, World Junior Games and the Pan-American Games

Stats

BEST MARKS: PV - 13-06.5, LJ - 17-06, 200m - 26.1, 100m - 12.4


2005 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete 

Outdoor:

  • Captured first in the pole vault at the BYU Outdoor Invitational with a vault of 12-09.5
  • Finished fourth in the pole vault with a vault of 12-11.5 at the UCLA Invitational
  • Placed second in the pole vault at the Robison Invitational with a vault of 12-11.5
  • Vaulted 12-06 in the pole vault at NCAA Outdoor Regionals
  • Took second place in the pole vault at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a vault of 12-10.25

2006 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete 

Outdoor: 

  • Won the pole vault competition with a jump of 12-05.75 at the Cougar Invite
  • Cleared 12-01.5 at the UCLA Invite
  • Placed fourth at the Robison Invite with a jump of 12-05.5
  • Came in third at the Weber Twilight with a jump of 12-02.5
  • Came in second place at the MWC Championships when she cleared 13-01.5
  • Cleared 12-06 at the West Region meet

2007 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Cleared 11 feet 11.75 inches to place third in the pole vault at the Boise State Hampton Inn meet
  • Tied for fifth in the pole vault at the Idaho State University Invitational meet 

Outdoor: 

  • Vaulted 12 feet 4.75 inches, her best mark of the season in the pole vault, at the TCR invitational at the University of New Mexico
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault at the ASU/ Cliff Bar Invitational
  • Took third in the pole vault at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University
  • Took second in the pole vault at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet
  • Came in sixth in the pole vault at the Robison Invitational
  • Cleared her season-best height of 12 feet 11.75 inches in the pole vault at the West Region meet