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Cliff Miller
Cliff Miller

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Ann Arbor Huron

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Event:
Jumps/Multi-Events


08/06/2013

10 Spartans Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Seven men and three women named to All-Academic Track and Field Team.

05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/21/2013

MSU Track & Field Send 26 To NCAA Regionals

Spartans will look to earn a top-12 spot to the NCAA Championships.

05/08/2013

MSU Track & Field Head To Big Ten Championships

Spartans leading the conference look to earn wins in individual events.

04/25/2013

Spartan Track & Field Set For Bi-Coastal Competition

Michigan State set to compete in meets held across the country.

Collegiate Bests
• 60m - 7.33
• 100m - 11.43
• 400m - 51.55
• 1,000m - 2:47.63
• 1,500m - 4:47.17
• 60m Hurdles - 8.28
• 110m Hurdles - 14.74
• High Jump - 14.74m/48-4¼
• Pole Vault - 2.15m/7-0½
• Long Jump - 5.10m/16-8¾
• Shot Put - 6.59m/21-7½
• Discus - 13.51m/44-4
• Javelin - 35.90m/117-9¼
• Heptathlon - 5,412 points
• Decathlon - 7,202 points
• Pentathlon - 3,669 points

2012-13:
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Placed second in the pole vault at the Spartan Invitational with a mark of 5.08m/ ... Placed first in the pole vault at the Jesse Owens Classic with a mark of 5.10m/ ... Posted a 4.76m in the pole vault at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships.
INDOOR: Did not compete.

2011-12:
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:
At the Big Ten Outdoor Championship, he had a personal-best mark of 56.14m in the javelin throw to place 10th overall...Recorded a height of 4.90m for sixth place in the pole vault In the Jesse Owens track classic ... At the Raleigh Relays, he had a height of 4.95m in the pole vault for a second-place finish.
INDOOR:
At the Big Ten Indoor Championships, he had a height of 4.87m in the pole vault to place 11th overall... Posted a personal-best mark of 5.00m for a third-place finish in the pole vault at the Silverston Invitational ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, placed 10th with a height of 1.98 in the high jump... Recorded a height of 4.75m in pole vault and a mark of 2.06m in the high jump to place fifht in both events at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2010-11:
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:: Finished first at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational in the high jump with a distance of 2.10m and ninth in pole vault with a distance of 4.48m ... Vaulted a distance of 4.73m for a sixth-place finish at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Finished fourth in the 4x4 with a time of 3:19.57, seventh in pole vault with a jump of 4.85m, fourth in the high jump with a jump of 2.05m, and fourth in the 110H with a time of 14.85 ... At the Drake Relays he ran the 400 in 51.55, the 1500 in 4:53.23, high jumped a 2.04m, ran the 100 in 11.43,vaulted a distance of 4.85m, long jumped a distance of 6.52m, had a javelin throw of 46.79m, discus throw of 35.90m, shot put a distance of 13.51m, and ran the 110H in 14.89 seconds to finish second overall in the decathlon ... Placed sixth in the decathlon at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships while recording a 2.06m jump in the high jump, ran the 400m in 51.94, the 1500m in 4:47.17, ran the 100m in 11.63, vaulted a distance of 4.65m, long jumped 6.59m, recorded a javelin throw of 35.81m, discus throw of 33.15m, shot put of 12.80m, and ran the 110H in 14.74, he also high jumped a height of 2.01m ... High jumped a height of 2.06m at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round.
INDOOR: At the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational he high jumped a height of 2.04m and vaulted a distance of 4.45m ... Vaulted a distance of 4.75m, ran the 60H in 8.56, and high jumped a mark of 2.15m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Ran the 60H in 8.31 for an eighth-place finish, high jumped 2.09m for a sixth-place finish, and vaulted a distance of 4.95m for a fifth-place finish at the GVSU Big Meet ... Recorded a high jump of 2.14m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships for a fourth-place finish.

2009-10:
INDOOR: Season-best time of 8.28 in the 60m hurdles at the Kentucky Track &Field Invitational ... Pole vaulted 4.75m (15-7) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished 60m in 7.33 and scored 5412 points in the heptathlon at GVSU Big Meet ... Threw shot put 13.41m (44-0) at GVSU Big Meet ... Long jumped 6.45m (21-2) and high jumped 2.14m (7-0¼) at Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Scored mark of 5293 points in the heptathlon at Big Ten Indoor Championships for sixth place ... Ran the 60m dash in 7.42 at Big Ten Indoor Championships.

2008-09:
OUTDOOR: Set a personal-best in the decathlon after totaling 6,903 points at the Big Ten Championships, an NCAA provisional qualifying mark, earning him fourth place ... Miller was the only freshman to finish in the top-10 in the event at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted a season-best height of 2.10m (6-10 3/4) in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships as a part of the decathlon ... Finished the decathlon at the Drake Relays with a score of 6,865 points ... Vaulted a height of 4.50m (14-9) at the Drake Relays.
INDOOR: Multi-event standout that set an MSU freshman record of 5,228 points in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships, placing fourth at the competition; Miller was one of only two freshmen to finish in the top 10 and the only freshman to finish in the top five ... Miller's 5,228 points breaks Paul Terek's freshman record of 4,945, set back in 1998; Terek was a multi-event Olympian in 2004 and two-time Big Ten athlete of the Championships ... Miller also posted 5,110 points at the ISU Classic, his second-best output of the season ... Set personal-best marks in the 60m dash (7.34), 60m hurdles (8.29), long jump (6.50m (21-4)), shot put (12.64m (41-5 ¾)), high jump (2.06m (6-9)), pole vault (3.98m (13-0 ¾)) and the 1,000m run (2:51.11).

High School:
Qualified for MHSAA State Championships in the 110m hurdles and high jump but had to withdraw due to injury ... Lettered in track in 2007 and 2008 ... Voted as the team MVP in 2007 .. Also played football, lettering in 2006 and 2007 leading the Area in sacks in 2007 ... Scholar Athlete Award recipient during his senior year.

Personal:
Born on May 6, 1990...Son of Robert and Lois Miller ... Plans to major in kinesiology.

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