She will be responsible for the development of the pole vault squad.
A total of 92 student-athletes were named to this years Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team.
Redbirds finished the day with two conference champions, four Valley performers
Women picked to finish second, men to finish fifth
Brittany Smith breaks her own school record in the hammer, Mat Smoody PRs in 800
2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 1
Indoor: Finished first at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) in the pole vault with a mark of 11-00.00 ... finished second at the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) in the same event with a clearing mark of 11-09.75 ... finished first at the Boilermaker Invite (Feb. 18) with a mark of 12-03.50 ... vaulted to a fourth-place finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25), clearing an Illinois State record of 12-09.00.
Outdoor: Posted a second-place finish at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) in the pole vault with a mark of 12-00.50 ... followed with a first-place at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7), clearing a height of 12-04.00 ... finished sixth at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11) with a career-best and school-record vault of 12-09.50 ... finished fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11) with a height of 12-02.75 ... named a MVC Scholar-Athlete.
Indoor: Took first at the Keck Invitational in the pole vault with a mark of 11-11.75 ... recorded back-to-back third-place finishes in the pole vault at the Early Bird Open and Indiana State Dual with heights of 11-05.75 and 10-11.75, respectively ... took first in the pole vault at the Redbird Invite with a height of 11-03.00 ... set a personal-best height of 12-02.00 at the EIU Friday Night Special in the pole vault ... took seventh at the MVC Indoor Championships, vaulting 11-10.50.
Outdoor: Finished third at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a mark of 12-02.00 in the pole vault ... set a career-mark of 12-07.50 at the Lee Calhoun Invite to finish second in the pole vault ... vaulted to a 10th-place finish at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a height of 11-00.75.
Indoor: Won the Redbird Open in the pole vault with a leap of 10-11.75 ... took second at the Indiana State Dual with a mark of 10-10.00 in the pole vault ... recorded a jump of 10-06.00 at the Indiana Relays and the Iowa State Classic ... finished sixth in the pole vault at the EIU Friday Night Special with a mark of 11-01.75 ... tied for ninth place at the MVC Indoor Championship with a season-best jump of 11-03.00 in the pole vault.
Outdoor: Won three-straight pole vault events and set a season-best and school record jump of 12-00.00 at the Redbird Spring Invite ... finished fourth in the pole vault at the SIU Spring Classic with a mark of 10-04.00 ... was 11th in the pole vault at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a leap of 11-06.25.
Indoor: Competed in six meets in the pole vault ... place 14th, clearing 10-6, in the pole vault at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... cleared a personal-best 10-11 to placed seventh at the EIU Friday Night Special.
Outdoor: Vaulted to the No. 2 all-time performance at ISU in the pole vault at the Stan Lyons Invitational, clearing a height of 11-1.75 for a 14th-place finish ... was 11th at the Valley Championships clearing a height of 10-4.
At Pana High School: 2008 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class A pole vault champion ... qualified for the state meet all four years and claimed the top spot her senior year, clearing a height of 10 feet, 6 inches ... holds the school record in the pole vault with a career-best height of 10-9 ... also a member of her high school volleyball and basketball teams.
Personal: Born 1/29/90 ... daughter of Jim and Amy Harbert ... major is math education.