University of Iowa Athletics
Pole Vault

Kirsten Weismantle

Class Fr.
Hometown Oak Park, Ill.
High School Oak Park River Forest
Kirsten Weismantle - Women's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

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