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Neuenswander to vault today at Championships

Neuenswander to vault today at Championships

June 10th, 2011 in News

Vera Neuenswander of Indiana University will compete in the women's pole vault today at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.

Neuenswander (Jefferson City High School) is the No. 3 seed in the event, which begins at 5:25 p.m.

Neunswander is a redshirt senior after sitting out the 2009-10 season to complete her student-teaching requirement. As a junior in 2009, she was second in the Outdoor championships, clearing 14-11⁄4. She was 12th in the nation as a freshman.

Neuenswander won a Big 10 title earlier this season.

Earlier this week, Neuenswander was named to the Spring Academic All-Big Ten team with a 4.0 GPA.