2007-08: (Indoor): Cleared a season-best 11-00.25, twice, in the pole vault at the Redbird Open to earn first place and at the Iowa State Classic to take 25th place ... competed at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships, but was unable to clear any of the heights. (Outdoor): Recorded a season-best performance in the pole vault at the Valley championship clearing a height of 11-1.75 to place 10th.
2006-07: (Indoor): Finished fourth in the pole vault at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships with a season-best jump of 11-8. (Outdoor): Won the pole vault at the Gatorade Classic with a jump of 11-0 ... finished third in the pole vault at the State Farm MVC Track and Field Championships with a personal-best and school record height of 11-11.75 ft.
2005-06: (Indoor): Jumped a season-best in the pole vault at the Hoosier Relays with a jump of 11-5.75 ... placed seventh at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships with a leap of 10-6. (Outdoor): Finished sixth in the pole vault (10-11.75) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships.
At Glenwood HS: Pole vaulter, who placed second in the conference, while establishing a new conference record ... also holds the school record in the pole vault and was a state qualifier ... team placed seventh at IHSA state meet junior year and were conference champions ... named all-conference sophomore year, while qualifying for the IHSA state meet.
Personal: Born 1/19/87 ... daughter of Todd and Diane Brinkman ... major is accounting.
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