Brittany Holst, Katie Truedson,Kirsten Weismantle

Brittany Holst   Brittany Holst; Sophomore;Alrip, Ill.

2012 — Indoor – placed ninth in pole vault with a collegiate-best 11-3 (3.43m) at Adidas Classic… that mark led team and ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… won pole vault in collegiate debut at New Year’s Classic (10-11 3/4, 3.35m)… placed fifth in pole vault at Iowa Invite (10-11 3/4, 3.35m)… Outdoor –placed sixth in pole vault at Tom Botts Invite (11-0 1/4, 3.36m)… that mark ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… placed third in pole vault at Musco Twilight XIII (10-11 3/4, 3.35m)… posted a 10-6 (3.20m) in pole vault at Arkansas Spring Invite.

High School — placed eighth in pole vault at state meet senior year, earning all-state honors… two-time state meet qualifier and all-conference selection.

Personal — daughter of Carl and Debra Holst… pre-medicine major.

Katie Truedson   Katie Truedson; Junior; Oak Brook, Ill.

2012 — Indoor – placed fourth in pole vault at New Year’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

Kirsten Weismantle   Kirsten Weismantle; Senior; Oak Park, Ill.

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

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