Many new personal best performances highlight the day
Career Highlights: A 2010 NCAA Preliminary Meet competitor in the pole vault ranks third indoor (13-7 1/4) and seventh outdoor (12-11 1/2) on the Gophers' pole vault top-10 lists.
2012 Season - Indoor: Placed ninth in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, clearing 12-8 3/4 (3.88m) took sixth at the Iowa State Classic pole vault (12-2 1/2) placed fifth at the Holiday Inn Invitational (12-1 1/2). Outdoor: Vaulted a season-best 12-8 3/4 (3.88m) to finish ninth at the Big Ten Championships her Big Ten mark was the best vault of the season by a Gopher finished second in pole vault at both the Hamline Twilight and Hamline Invite Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season-Indoor:finished third at the Big Ten championships in the Pole Vault with a mark of 13-3 ½ (4.05m) competed at the Iowa State Classic and took fifth overall with a vault of 13-7 ¼ (4.15m) took third at the Minnesota Open with a mark of 12-2 (3.71m).Outdoor:won the Jim Click Shootout with a height of 12-6 (3.81m) finished second at the Falcon Invite with a mark of 12-1 ½ (3.70m).
2010 Season - Indoor:Vaulted in seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships cleared a career-best of 12-11 1/2 at the Iowa State Classic, the fifth-best leap in school history.Outdoor:An NCAA Preliminary Meet competitor placed 22nd with a career-best height of 12-11 1/2, a mark that ranks seventh on Gophers' all-time list placed sixth at the Big Ten Championships (12-9 1/2) a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree earned second varsity letter.
2009 Season - Indoor:Competed in four meets placed third (12-1 1/2) in the pole vault at the Iowa State Classic placed 13th at the Big Ten Championships with a height of 12-4 1/2, the eighth-best height in school history tied for sixth place at the Parents' Day Open. Outdoor:Vaulted in eight meets placed second at the Tommie Twilight with a height of 12-1 1/2 cleared 12-1 1/2, the eighth-best vault in school history to place third at Tiger Classic varsity letterwinner.
High School:A 2008 graduate of Dexter High School high school coach was Geoffrey Gerstner the 2008 Michigan Division 2 state champion in the pole vault (11-3) placed 13th in the 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals state record holder (12-7) 2006 and 2007 state runner up Team MVP as a junior and senior member of the National Honor Society competed on the equestrian team.
Personal:Born June 11, 1990 biochemistry and physiology major daughter of Rob Pilkerton and DianaStetson has a younger sister, Susanna enjoys any outdoor activity.
Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee:
What community service projects have you been involved in this year?
Intern at the sustainable resource center - lead poisoning prevention & education
Engineers Without Borders - partner with a rural Guatemalan community to improve access to water
Are you a SAAC representative? If so, for how many years?
Yes, this is my fourth year.
Are you on any of the SAAC committees? If so, which one(s)?
Social Event Committee, Golden Goldys Planning Committee
What is your favorite part about SAAC or your committee you are involved in?
Helping pick out the food for the Golden Goldys.
How many Maroon Madness events have you attended this year?
Are you involved in any clubs/committees outside of athletics?