Redbirds head to Northern Iowa for MVC Championships next weekend.
This meets serves as one final tune-up before the conference championships
She holds second furthest throw in the NCAA this season
Indoor: Opened up the season with a fifth-place finish at the Redbird Open with a vault of 13-05.75 (4.11m)...Notched a personal-best mark of 14-00.00 (4.27m) at the IWU Invite to finish eighth...Concluded the season with a sixth-place finish at the Boilermaker Invitational with a vault of 13-07.25 (4.15m).
Outdoor: Captured a personal-best mark in the pole vault at the Bill Cornell Spring Invitational with a height of 13-09.25.
PRIOR TO ISU
William Fremd High School: Two-year letterwinner on the track ... two-time IHSA 3A state qualifier ... placed ninth at the 2012 IHSA Boys Class 3A State Championships in the pole vault with a height of 14-09.00 ... took first at the conference championships with a personal-best vault of 15-04.00, the second-best in school history.
Personal: Born 4/07/1994 ... son of Mike and Theresa Bednarek ... has two sisters, Maggie and Mackenzie ... plans to major in teacher education.