Track and Field
CU Track & Field BIO
Torian Ware
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Torian Ware 824941
Position: High Jump
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Crawfordville, Ga.
High School: Taliaferro County HS
Major: Computer Information Systems

Career Honors
• USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, Indoor High Jump (2013)
• NCAA Qualifier, Indoor High Jump (2013)
• NCAA Qualifier, Outdoor High Jump (2014)
• All-ACC, Indoor High Jump (2012, 2014)
• All-ACC, Outdoor High Jump (2014)
• All-ACC Academic, Indoor Track & Field (2012)
• All-ACC Academic, Outdoor Track & Field (2012)
• USTFCCCA All-Academic (2012)
• USA Championships Participant, High Jump (2013)

Career Highlights
• Ranks first in Clemson history in the indoor high jump & fifth in the outdoor high jump.

2014 Outdoor Highlights
• Earned first bid to NCAA Outdoor Championships after clearing 7-1.5 on his third and final attempt at the East Prelims in Jacksonville, Fla.
• Notched second-team All-America honor with a 10th-place finish and clearance of 7-0.5 in the high jump
• First male high jumper from Clemson to advance to the NCAA Championships since Adam Linkenauger in 2007
• All-ACC performer, he tied Florida State’s James Harris with a clearance of 7-1 before both missed at the next height; he had more misses earlier and was relegated to second place
• Jumped season-best 7-1.75 at the opening meet, the Charlotte 49er Classic

2014 Indoor Highlights
• Earned All-ACC acclaim with a jump of 7-1.75, tying his season-best
• Also jumped 7-1.75 in a top-10 finish at the Texas A&M Invitational
• Cleared seven feet at five different competitions, including the prestigious Armory Collegiate in New York City

2013 Outdoor Highlights
• Narrowly missed out on all-conference honors in the high jump, he was fourth at the ACC Championships with a leap of 7-0.25
• Cleared the same height at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Greensboro, where he was 15th out of 48 competitors

2013 Indoor Highlights
• Second-team All-American in his first trip to the NCAA Championships and finished 14th after clearing the high jump bar at 7-0.5
• First Tiger high jumper to advance to nationals since Adam Linkenauger in 2006
• Broke Linkenauger and Victor Smalls’ record in the high jump with a 7-5 clearance at the Tiger Challenge on Jan. 11
• Took fifth place at the ACC Championships on Feb. 23 with a jump of 7-0.25
• Finished runner-up at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Inviational after jumping 7-2.25

2012 Outdoor Highlights
• Competed in the NCAA East Preliminary Round, finishing 25th out of 48 participants with a clearance of 6-9.5
• Best mark of the season was 6-11.5 in a winning effort at the Clemson Tiger Qualifier
• Finished seventh at the ACC Championships with a jump of 6-9.75

2012 Indoor Highlights
• Earned all-conference nod in his first career ACC Championships meet
• Won bronze medal with a clearance of 6-11.75 on his second attempt; mark was his personal best as a Tiger freshman
• First All-ACC high jumper for the Tigers since Adam Linkenauger in 2007
• Cleared 6-8.25 and won the collegiate section of the high jump at the New Balance Invitational

Taliaferro County High School Highlights
• 2011 Georgia class A champion in the high jump with personal best 7-0 clearance
• 2009 Georgia class A runner-up in the high jump (6-8)

• Born 12/17/92
• Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management
• Named to 2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll

Best Collegiate Mark
• High Jump — 7-5 / 2.26m

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