Tanksley finishes 11th in the high jump at 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships

Albuquerque, NM -- Missouri Southern freshman Clark Tanksley placed 11th today in the high jump at the 2011 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Tanksley cleared his first three heights of 6-5, 6-7 and 6-9, before dropping out at a height of 6-10.75, just short of his personal best of 6-11, he set this year at the Radio Shack Invitational.

Southern sophomore Michael Juergens is the other athlete representing Southern at the championships and he'll compete in the pole vault tomorrow afternoon at 3 pm MST.