Track & Field

Nicole Jaffke

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

High School:
Libertyville

Event:
Pole Vault

Experience:
SO/SO

Nicole Jaffke

Personal Bests (as of June 2014):

Indoor-
Pole Vault: 11-3.75/3.45 meters (No. 6all-time)

Outdoor-
Pole Vault
: 11-4.5/3.47 meters (No. 6all-time)


2013-14:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.)
:Competed in the pole vault during her first indoor season... Finished second and landed second all-time at Marquette with a height of 3.45 meters (11 feet, 3.75 inches) at the UWM Triangular (Jan.17) ... Placed fifth in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships at a height of 3.45 meters (11 feet, 3.75 inches).
Outdoor (Fr.):Competed in the pole vault for the Golden Eagles in 2014 ... Set a personal record of 3.47 meters(11-4.5) at the BIG EAST Conference meet (May 10), which was good enough for a seventh-place finish ... Jaffke placed second at the Marquette Duals (Apr. 4) with a height of 3.35meters (11-0.25).

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner in both track and field and cross country at Libertyville High School... Broke the school's pole vault record of 11 feet, 3 inches as a junior and set a new PR at 12 feet as a senior ... Was an IHSA 3A state qualifying pole-vaulter as a junior and senior year... Took sixth place at the state finals as a senior, notching an 11-foot-6 vault... Was a North Suburban Conference all-conference honoree and medalist in both pole vault and the 3,200-meter run ... Finished top five in conference all four years of high school in pole vault... Earned IHSA all-sectional honors as a junior and senior... Vaulted for the Mundelein Mambas... Was named an USATF JO All-American and took seventh at the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships in 2012... Won the USATF Region 7 Junior Olympic Championship in the pole vault in 2012 to advance to the national meet.

Personal: Born on Jan. 3, 1995 to Darlene and John Jaffke... Has three older siblings, Brad, Kelly and Erin ... Majors in exercise physiology.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2014-
Pole Vault:
5th(11-3.75/3.45 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2014-
Pole Vault:
7th (11-4.50/3.47 meters)

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