Cami Gilson
Cami  Gilson


Hartland, Wis.

High School:
Arrowhead HS

Pole Vault


3 Letters


Gophers, Wolverines Share B1G Crown

Minnesota and Michigan tied for the Big Ten Conference title this weekend


Gophers Win Four Titles at Hamline

Lyndsey Thorpe and Cami Gilson and unattached Gophers Sophia Anderson and Rebecca Wesley won titles


Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight


Gophers Set Six Program Top-10 Marks

Minnesota continued its record-breaking weekend on day two of the Virginia Challenge Saturday


Gophers Begin Weekend in Arizona

Minnesota competed at the Sun Angel Classic and the Mesa Classic Friday evening

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2016 Season - Indoor: Made one appearance in pole vault while competing unattached.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed in pole vault at seven meets • placed ninth in pole vault at the Big Ten Championship with a season-best mark of 3.91m (12-10.00) • won pole vault at both the Tommie Twilight and the Meet of the Un-Saintly.

2015 Season - Indoor: Competed in pole vault at six meets and placed in the top five at every meet • moved into a tie for fifth among all-time Gopher pole vaulters with a career-best vault of 4.11m (13-05.75) for fourth place at the Jack Johnson Classic • won pole vault at the Minnesota Open • tied for fifth at the Big Ten Championship (3.99m).

2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed in pole vault at eight meets • tied for fourth with a career-best mark of 4.03m at the Triton Invitational to move into seventh among all-time Gopher pole vaulters • tied for 16th at the Big Ten Championship (3.92m) • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded a career-best vault of 13-01.50 (4.00m) to place third at the Northwest Open • finished the indoor season as the sixth-ranked Gopher pole vaulter all-time (13-01.50, 4.00m) • won the pole vault title at the Ted Nelson Classic, clearing 13-00.25 (3.97m) • tied for second at the Parents Day Open (12-11.75, 3.96m) • tied for eighth at Big Tens (12-11.50, 3.95m).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in pole vault at eight meets • tied for seventh place at Big Tens, clearing an outdoor career-best 13-00.75 (3.98m) • finished the season ranked eighth all-time in Gopher history at 13-00.75 • won pole vault at UC San Diego (12-11.50, 3.95m) and tied for first place at UW-La Crosse (12-03.50, 3.75m) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Tied for 10th in pole vault at the Big Ten Championships (12-1.50) • won the Parents Day Open with the sixth-best vault in school history (12-10) • cleared 12-8.25 in her collegiate debut at the MSU Open to rank ninth in school history.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Took second with a vault of 11-1.75 at the UNLV Invitational.

High School: A graduate of Arrowhead High School • 2012 Wisconsin Division 1 runner-up in pole vault, clearing 12-6 • vaulted a school-record 13-1 at the section meet • also state runner-up her sophomore and junior years • three-time Classic 8 Conference pole vault champion • indoor personal record is 12-6 • also a letterwinner in gymnastics and diving.

Personal: Born November 27, 1993 • daughter of David and Linda Gilson • has two siblings, Micki and Wyatt • father, David, wrestled at Drake • majoring in finance.

Gilson's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 13-5.75, 4.11m (AT-5th) Jack Johnson Classic (1/30-31/15)
Gilson's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 13-02.75, 4.03m (AT-7th) Triton Invitational (4/25/15)


Eight Gophers Advance to NCAA Championship


Minnesota's eight NCAA Championship qualifiers matches the most in program history.

Seniors Lead Gophers' NCAA Qualifiers


Liz Berkholtz, Nicolle Murphy, Lyndsey Thorpe, Heta Tuuri, and Kaila Urick join Jess Lehman in advancing to the NCAA Championship.

Day One NCAA West Prelim Action Postponed


Due to inclement weather, Thursday's competition at the NCAA West Prelim is postponed until Friday.

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