Track & Field

Abby Croft

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Richfield, Wis.

High School:
Germantown

Position:
Pole Vault

Experience:
SR/JR

Abby Croft

Personal Bests

Indoor-
Pole Vault: 12 feet, 1/2 inch (3.67 meters) (No. 3 all-time at MU)
11-7.75 (3.55 meters) (Freshman Record)

Outdoor-
Pole Vault:12 feet, 1 1/2 inches (3.70 meters) (No. 4 all-time at MU)


2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the pole vault during the 2012-13 indoor campaign at six meets ... Registered a new personal-best, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and the No. 3 mark on MU's all-time list with a height of 3.67 meters (12 feet, 1/2 inch)... Qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 1) with a height of 3.55 meters (11 feet, 7 3/4 inches) ... Placed 11th at the BIG EAST indoor meet with a top height of 11-9.75 (3.60 meters) ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.): Competed in the pole vault three times during the 2013 outdoor campaign ... Registered a height of 3.24 meters (10 feet, 7 1/2 inches) at the Dr. Keeler Invitational on May 10 ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

2011-12:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.): Croft competed in the pole vault event during the outdoor season six times, including a seventh place finish at the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championship (Feb. 18) with a personal best vault of 11-09.75 (3.60 meters), the third-best in school history ... Competed in the prestigious Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4) finishing 27th with a vault of 11-06.25 (3.51 meters) ... Also competed in the Badger Hills Classic (Jan. 14) finishing fourth with a vault of 10-08.00 (3.25 meters) ... At the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet finished first with a vault of 11-07.75 (3.55 meters) ...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Fr.): Croft competed in the pole vault event during the outdoor campaign five times, including a first place finish and personal best at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 14) with a vault of 12-01.50 (3.70 meters) ... Participated in the Marquette Invitational (Apr. 28), finishing third with a vault of 11-09.75 (3.60 meters) ... Also finished third at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (Mar. 31) with a vault of 11-09.75 (3.60 meters)... Placed second at the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet with a vault of 10-08.00 (3.25 meters)...2012 Outdoor Performance List.

2010-11
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): Finished second at both the UWM Developmental (Dec. 11) and the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 4), vaulting 3.40 (11 feet, 1 3/4 inches) and 3.35 meters (11 feet), respectively... Set her indoor personal-best height at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, vaulting 3.55 meters (11 feet, 7 3/4 inches) to set the freshman record and place fourth all-time in program history ... Croft entered the meet ranked 22nd in the conference and finished in 11th.
Outdoor: Did not compete in the outdoor campaign.

High School: Croft comes to Marquette from Germantown High School where she earned four varsity letters in track and field and three in gymnastics. She has broken the school record in the pole vault each year at Germantown, and was named the school's most valuable vaulter for the last three seasons. At the division I sectional at Homestead High School on May 27, Croft set her personal-best height of 11 feet, 3 inches, the fifth-best height recorded during 2010 in Wisconsin. Helped Germantown to the 2009 North Shore Conference Championship and set the conference's pole vault record as a senior in 2010.


Championships History

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2013-
Pole Vault: 11th (11-9.75/3.60 meters)
2012-

Pole Vault: 7th (11-9.75/3.60 meters)
2011-
Pole Vault:11th (11-7.75/3.55 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2013-
Pole Vault: NH
2012-

Pole Vault:NH

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