Cami Gilson
Cami  Gilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hartland, Wis.

High School:
Arrowhead HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
11/27/1993

Experience:
3 Letters


05/15/2016

Gophers, Wolverines Share B1G Crown

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

05/07/2016

Gophers Win Four Titles at Hamline

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

05/04/2016

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

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

04/23/2016

Gophers Set Six Program Top-10 Marks

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

04/08/2016

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: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • 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).

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: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • 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).

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)

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