First-Team All-Patriot League in the indoor pole vault in 2005 ... earned second-team all-league honors at the 2004 indoor championship.
Solely competed in the pole vault for his third-straight season in Annapolis ... qualified for the IC4A Championship during the outdoor slate ... won the event twice during the indoor campaign and once in the outdoor season ... soared a team season-best 15'7" (4.75 meters) in Navy's Six-Team Meet in April ... posted indoor season-best height of 15'5" (4.70 meters) at the Iowa State Classic.
Cleared 15'9", a season-best indoor mark, to place first at the Patriot League Championship ... registered team's top-five indoor and top-two outdoor pole vault marks ... accounted for four first-place efforts in the indoor pole vault ... best outdoor vault of the season came at the Penn Relays ... landed second in the eastern competition with a 15'7" showing.
Finished second at the indoor Patriot League Championship in the pole vault (15'9") ... set career highs in the pole vault during the indoor (16'0-3/4") and outdoor (16'0") seasons ... posted three outdoor wins in the pole vault.
Attended Memorial High School ... lettered four times in track ... also earned two letters in football ... received first-team all-district honors in football as a senior ... won four district championships in track ... a two-time Texas State finalist in the pole vault... twice awarded his school's Frank McMurray leadership award.
Son of Kelly and Karen Stephens ... born June 3, 1985, in Houston, Texas ... majoring in economics.