|Hometown:||Grand Island, Neb.|
|High School:||Grand Island|
|Major:||Biological Systems Engineering|
Pole Vault: 17-11 (5.46m) (2/7/15)
Pole Vault: 17-8 1/2 (5.40m) (4/23 - 4/26/14)
2015 (O): Pole Vault - 16-10 3/4 (5.15m) (16th)
2015 (I): Pole Vault - 17-0 3/4 (5.20m) (12th)
Big Ten Championships
2016 (O): Pole Vault - 16-9 1/4 (5.11m) (5th)
2016 (I): Pole Vault - 17-1 3/4 (5.23m) (2nd)
2015 (O): Pole Vault - 17-5 (5.31m) (2nd)
2015 (I): Pole Vault - 17-7 1/4 (5.37m) (2nd)
2014 (O): Pole Vault - 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) (11th)
2014 (I): Pole Vault - 16-9 1/4 (5.11m) (5th)
All-America Second Team (PV - 2015 Outdoor, 2015 Indoor)
All-Big Ten Second Team (PV - 2016 Indoor, 2015 Outdoor, 2015 Indoor)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016)
Indoor: Battled a back injury for most of the indoor season but returned for the Big Ten Indoor Championships and finished second in the pole vault for the third straight conference meet with a clearance of 17-1 3/4 (5.23m).
Outdoor: Competed in five outdoor meets...set a season best at the 2016 Nebraska Invitational with a mark of 17-1 1/2 (5.22m), placing first...finished fifth in the pole vault at the Big Ten Track and Field Championships.
Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships for the first time in his career and finished 12th, clearing 17-0 3/4 (5.20m)...finished second at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a vault of 17-7 1/4 (5.37m)...set a PR of 17-11 (5.46m) to win the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational and move into third all-time in NU indoor history...won two pole vault individual titles and finished runner-up three times...earned second-team All-America honors and second-team All-Big Ten.
Outdoor: Reached his first NCAA Outdoor Championships and finished 16th after clearing 16-10 3/4 (5.15m) before suffering a back injury...was the Big Ten runner-up, clearing 17-5 (5.31m)...was a second-team All-American and second-team All-Big Ten selection...opened the season with three straight pole vault titles at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational, Husker Spring Invitational and Michael Johnson Classic...matched his outdoor PR of 17-8 1/2 (5.40) at the season-opening Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational...tied for sixth on the all-time NU outdoor charts...also won the Nebraska Invitational title and was second at the Drake Relays...finished either first or second in every meet until the NCAA Championships.
Indoor: Participated in four pole vault competitions for NU throughout the 2014 indoor campaign...registered a personal-best mark of 16-11 (5.16m) in the pole vault at the Tyson Invitational in Arkansas en route to a fourth-place finish...finished fifth at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships in the pole vault where he cleared 16-9 1/4 (5.11m).
Outdoor: Vaulted a personal-best 17-8 1/2 (5.40m) at the Drake Relays, the top mark by a Husker in the outdoor season and tied for sixth in NU outdoor history...finished 11th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships and 20th at the NCAA West Preliminary Round.
Joined the Huskers from Grand Island High School in Grand Island, Nebraska...won the 2013 Nebraska Class A state title in the pole vault with a mark of 16-0 (4.87m), setting the Class A state record...was the 2012 Nebraska Class A and all-class state pole vault champion, recording a vault of 15-8 (4.77m) at the state meet...set the Grand Island High School record...recorded a prep best of 16-3 1/4 (4.95m) in the pole vault.
Born July 30, 1994...parents are Phil and Diana...father, Phil, is a former Husker and U.S. Olympic gymnast...major is biological systems engineering.