University of Iowa Athletics
Pole Vault

Katie Truedson

Class Fr.
Hometown Oak Brook, Ill.
High School Hinsdale Central

2013 — Indoor – placed second in pole vault at Iowa Invite (10-8, 3.25m), third at Iowa Open (10-6, 3.20m) and ninth at Bill Bergan Invite (10-10, 3.30m)… Outdoor – did not compete… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed fourth in pole vault at New Year[apos]s Classic (10-6, 3.20m), seventh at Iowa Invite (10-6, 3.20m) and ninth at Iowa State Classic (10-8 3/4, 3.27m)… Outdoor – did not compete.

2011 — Indoor – recorded season-best pole vault (10-8, 3.25m) at Jack Johnson Classic… Outdoor – did not compete.

2010 — Indoor – posted a collegiate-best 10-11 3/4 (3.35m) in pole vault at Iowa State Classic and Iowa Invite… that mark ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… placed third in the pole vault at the Iowa Open (10-0, 3.05m)… Outdoor – led team in the pole vault, posting a collegiate-best at the Lee Calhoun Memorial (11-5 1/4, 3.49m)… that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed fifth in pole vault at Tiger Track Classic (10-8, 3.25m)… letterwinner.

High School — won conference indoor pole vault title (10-9) senior year, placing second outdoors (10-6)… won pole vault at 2009 Glenbard West Invite (11-0)… helped team to indoor and outdoor conference titles as a senior… 2009 Oak Brook Athlete of the Year… also competed in gymnastics and pom squad… earned HC Scholar Athlete Award twice… earned conference senior athletic award… coached by Pat Richards, Dave Knecht and James Conyers.

Personal — born April 4, 1991… daughter of Tom and Patti Truedson… art and graphic design major.

Truedson’s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Pole Vault (I) 10-11 3/4 (3.35m) Iowa Invitational 2/19/10
Pole Vault (O) 11-5 3/4 (3.49m) at Lee Calhoun Memorial 4/10/10