AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State high jumper Tiffanie Synacek is off to a fast Cyclone start. The freshman owns two Iowa prep Class 4-A state titles, and has a best leap of 5-9.50. She won three Drake Relays prep titles while at Council Bluffs-Thomas Jefferson High School. Synacek is the Big 12 Conference co-leader in the high jump heading into this weekend's Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Lincoln, Neb. with a season best 5-8.50.

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