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Kirsten Weismantle
Kirsten Weismantle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Park, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park River Forest

Event:
Pole Vault

05/29/2013

57 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

3 UI student-athletes boast a 4.0 cumulative GPA

04/17/2013

Hawkeyes Set to Host Musco Twilight

The 14th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.

04/13/2013

Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5

02/15/2013

Gulvas Leads Hawkeyes at Iowa Invite

Ashlyn Gulvas set the school weight throw record to grab 1 of 14 Hawkeye titles

02/08/2013

Hawkeyes Capture 2 Titles in Day 1 of Iowa State Classic

The Iowa State Classic will resume Saturday at 11 a.m. (CT)

04/21/2013

Musco Twilight XIV

Musco Twilight XIV Saturday, April 20, 2013

2013 -- Indoor - won pole vault at Iowa Invite (11-1 3/4, 3.40m), placed second at Iowa Open (10-11 3/4, 3.35m), ninth at Bill Bergan Invite (10-10, 3.30m) and seventh at Iowa State Classic (10-8 1/4, 3.26m)... Outdoor - placed third in pole vault at Lee Calhoun Invite (10-8, 3.25m)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner... Dean's List.

2012 -- Indoor - placed 10th in pole vault at Adidas Classic (11-3, 3.43m), 18th at Razorback Invite (11-2 1/2, 3.42m), third at Iowa Invite (10-11 3/4, 3.35m) and second at New Year's Classic (10-6, 3.20m)... Outdoor - placed second in pole vault a team-leading 11-11 3/4 (3.65m) at Musco Twilight XIII... placed seventh in pole vault at Tom Botts Invite (11-0 1/4, 3.36m), ninth at LSU Invite (11-9, 3.58m) and 20th at Arkansas Spring Invite (10-11 3/4, 3.35m)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - placed 19th in pole vault at Big Ten Championships with a collegiate-best 11-5 3/4 (3.50m)... that mark ranks third all-time at Iowa... won pole vault at Iowa Open (10-11 3/4, 3.35m) and placed third at Iowa State Classic (11-1 3/4, 3.40m) and Iowa Invite (10-11 3/4, 3.35m)... Outdoor - led team in pole vault with collegiate-best 12-0 (3.66m)... that mark ranks third all-time at Iowa... won pole vault at Cornell Open (10-11 3/4, 3.35m) and Central Invite (10-6, 3.20m), placed third at Musco Twilight XII (11-5 3/4, 3.50m) and 14th at Big Ten Championships (12-0, 3.66m)... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2010 -- Indoor - led team in pole vault with a collegiate-best win at Iowa Invite (11-5 3/4, 3.50m)... placed fourth in pole vault at Iowa Open (10-0, 3.05m)... Outdoor - recorded season-best pole vault at Musco Twilight XI (11-3 3/4 (3.45m)... placed third in pole vault at Lee Calhoun Memorial (11-5 1/4, 3.49m) and fifth at Tiger Track Classic (10-8, 3.25m)...letterwinner.

High School -- three-time state qualifier, winning conference pole vault title as a junior and two sectional pole vault titles... three-time all-conference and two-time all-section honoree... all-academic and pole vault team captain senior year... best pole vault mark was 10-9... lettered four years in cross country and track... coached by Sarah McCabe and Tim Gamble.

Personal -- born October 12, 1990... daughter of Peter Weismantle and Sandy Williams... art education major.

Weismantle's Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Pole Vault (I) 11-5 3/4 (3.50m) at Big Ten Championships 2/27/11
Pole Vault (O) 12-0 (3.66m) Big Ten Championships 5/13/11
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