NORTHRIDGE - 2010
Anthony Orozco cleared a career-best 16-2 (4.93) to finish tied for fifth at the Big West Championships ... earned four points for the Matador men who won their second straight conference crown ... vaulted 15-7 (4.75) on two occasions; the Northridge Invitational (Mar. 13) and the Tommie Lister Classic (Apr. 24) ... posted an indoor-best of 15-1.75 (4.62) at the UW Invitational (Jan. 30) ... qualified for the MPSF Indoor Championships but no-heighted on all three attempts at 15-9.75 (4.81).
Orozco tied for sixth in the pole vault at the Big West Championships ... cleared a career-best 16-0.75 (4.90) on his second attempt before missing on all three attempts at 16-6.75 (5.05) ... finished tied for 14th at the MPSF Indoor Championships after clearing 15-5.75 (4.72) ... had an indoor-best of 15-7.25 (4.76) at the Husky Classic (Feb. 14).
Finished tied for seventh in the pole vault at the Big West Championships with a height of 15-1 (4.60) ... finished fourth at the UCLA Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational after clearing a lifetime-best 15-7 (4.75) ... did not compete during the indoor season.
Tied for fourth with four other pole vaulters at the Big West Championships ... matched his season-best with a vault of 15-1 (4.60) ... also vaulted 15-1 at the Northridge Spring Break Open ... placed fifth with a vault of 15-1 (4.60) at the WAC Indoor Championships ... his height ranks sixth on the Northridge career Indoor list.
JAMES LOGAN HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters as a pole vaulter at James Logan High School in Union City, Calif. ... earned All-MVAL honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... was also a state qualifier in 2005 and 2006 and a three-time North Coast Section qualifier from 2004-06 ... broke the 22-year old school pole vault record held by Olympian Dean Starkey ... graduated in 2006.
Born April 26, 1988 in Hayward, Calif. ... parents are Debra and James Orozco ... has one younger sister, Danielle ... was also recruited by Fresno State and Utah State ... favorites include the Oakland Raiders, Olympic pole vaulter Toby Stevenson, "The Simpsons" and the SpongeBob Squarepants movie ... says his greatest sports moment was vaulting 15-3 ... favorite website is ESPN.com ... major is Communications.