Michael Bennett
Michael Bennett
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dublin, Ohio
High School: Dublin Coffman
Position: Pole Vault

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

Pole Vault (Indoor)

4.95 meters*

Pole Vault (Outdoor)

5.10 meters*
Long Jump (Outdoor)
5.44 meters
   * = school record 

 

2016:

  • NCAA qualifier in the outdoor pole vault
  • UAA Champion in the indoor pole vault and outdoor pole vault

2015:

  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor pole vault
  • UAA champion in the indoor pole vault
  • UAA Indoor Most Outstanding Performer (Field)
  • Set the school record in the indoor pole vault (4.95 meters)

2014:

  • Won national championship in the indoor pole vault (4.90 meters)
  • Took second place and earned All-American status in the outdoor pole vault with a school-record height of 5.10 meters at the NCAA Championships
  • UAA Champion and All-UAA selection in the indoor pole vault
  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor pole vault
  • USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week (1/13)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (1/13, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21)

2013:

  • National qualifier in the outdoor pole vault
  • UAA Champion and school record holder in the indoor and outdoor pole vault
  • UAA Rookie of the Year in the outdoor and indoor seasons
  • UAA Athlete of the Week twice

Personal:

  • Major: Economics
  • UChicago activities: Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Participated in four years of track and field, four years of hockey and two years of football in high school
  • 2011 most improved athlete award
  • National Honor Society
  • Magna Cum Laude