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Christian Sanderfer
Position: Pole Vault
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Southwest
Personal Bests
400m: 47.72
60h: 8.61
Pole Vault: 17-3 3/4 (5.28)
200m: 21.66
400m: 47.06
Pole Vault: 17-4 1/2 (5.30)
2013 Outdoor 4x400 All-American (Second-Team)
2013 Indoor 4x400 All-American (First-Team)

NCAA Championships
2013 (I): 4x400, 3:07.63, 7th
2013 (O): 4x400, 3:06.96, 16th
Big Ten Champion
2013 Big Ten Outdoor Champion- 4x400 meters
2013 Big Ten Indoor Champion- 4x400 meters

2014 Indoor Second-Team All-Big Ten - Pole Vault
2014 Outdoor Second-Team All-Big Ten- Pole Vault
2013 Indoor First-Team All-Big Ten - 4x400
2013 Outdoor First-Team All-Big Ten - 4x400

Big Ten Championships
2014 (I): Pole Vault, 17-1 (2nd); DMR, 9:48.16o (5th)
2014 (O): 200m: 21.89 (18th); Pole Vault, 17-4 1/2 (2nd)
2013 (I): 400m, 47.72 (10th); 4x400, 3:06.67 (1st); PV, 16-9 1/2 (8th)
2013 (O): 400m, 47.06 (6th); 4x400, 3:07.87 (1st)

Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2013)
Academic All-Big Ten (2013, 2014)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013; Spring 2012, 2013, 2014)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2013)
2014 (Sophomore)
Christian Sanderfer captured runner-up honors at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the pole vault with a height of 17-1 (5.21), capturing second-team All-Big Ten accolades… recorded a personal-best mark of 17-3 ¾ (5.28) to move inside the Top 10 all-time NU marks and claim the Frank Sevigne title… finished fifth at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships with his DMR teammates… earned top honors at the Holiday Inn Invitational with a clearance of 17-0 ¾ (5.20)… claimed first prize with a mark of 16-10 ¾ (5.15) at the Mark Colligan Memorial… also finished first at the Nebraska Tune-Up with a height of 17-1 ½ (5.22)… earned the top prize as part of the 4x400-meter relay team at the Holiday Inn Invitational with a time of 3:11.12. In Outdoor Competition, Sanderfer redcorded a personal best at the Big Ten Championships in pole vault with a distance of 17-4 1/2 (5.30) to help him earn 2nd place. Sanderfer also competed in the 200 meter at the Big Ten Championships and finished 18th with a time of 21.89.

2013 (Freshman)

Sanderfer earned first-team All-America honors at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships, helping the men’s 4x400-meter relay team to a seventh-place finish in a school record time of 3:07.63... earned first-team All-Big Ten honors after helping the relay team to a victory in a time of 3:06.67 at the Big Ten Indoor Championships... tallied second-team All-America accolades at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships with a 16th-place finish and a time of 3:06.96 in the 4x400... helped the men’s 4x400-meter relay team to the 2013 Big Ten outdoor title with a time of 3:07.87... finished sixth individually in the 400 meters with a personal-best time of 47.06... led the 4x400-meter relay team to the Drake Relays title with a time of 3:03.79 for third all-time in the Nebraska record books... finished 10th in the 400 meters with a personal-best time of 47.72 at the indoor conference championships... also finished eighth in the pole vault at the indoor conference meet, posting a personal-best mark of 16-9 1/2 (5.12)... posted an indoor personal-best time of 8.61 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Holiday Inn Invitational... notched an outdoor personal-best vault of 16-6 3/4 (5.05) at the Razorback Spring Invitational... claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.

2012 (Redshirt)
Sanderfer redshirted the 2012 indoor and outdoor seasons... competed unattached in four indoor meets, setting a season-best vault of 15-10 1/2 (4.84) at the Nebraska Tune-Up... competed unattached in two meets during the outdoor season... recorded a vault of 16-6 at the Nebraska Mini Meet on April 25... was named to the fall 2011 and spring 2012 Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.
Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southwest)
Sanderfer came to Nebraska as the Class A and All-Class pole vault champion in 2010 and 2011...was the Class A 110-meter high hurdle state champion...produced prep bests of 15-8 1/2 in the pole vault and a time of 14.69 in the 110-meter hurdles.
Son of Van and Tammy Sanderfer...born March 25, 1993...majoring in nutritional science at Nebraska.