Austin DeWildt, Jack Greenlee, Robert Rix, Austin Stevens

Austin DeWildt   Austin DeWildt; Senior; Wyoming, Mich.

At Michigan … Team’s Most Improved Athlete (2011).

Junior (2012) …Championship Meets… At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), finished 12th in the pole vault (4.96 meters, 16-3 1/4) … At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24) finished ninth in the pole vault (5.02 meters, 16-5 1/2)…OutdoorAt the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finished seventh in the pole vault (4.77 meters, 15-7 3/4) … At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 19-20), placed 14th in the pole vault (4.80 meters, 15-9) … At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), finished fifth in the pole vault (4.95 meters, 16-2 3/4) … At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), took fifth in the pole vault (4.50 meters, 14-9) … At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), posted a seventh-place finish in pole vault (4.62 meters, 15-1 3/4) …Indoor… At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 18), placed second in the pole vault (5.15 meters, 16-10 3/4) … Finished second in the pole vault (5.05 meters, 16-6 3/4) at the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11) … Competed in the pole vault at the Mayo Invitational (Feb. 3), but did not record a height … At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), placed second in the pole vault (4.9 meters, 16-0 3/4) … Finished fifth in the pole vault (4.72 meters, 15-5 3/4) at “The Dual” vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).

Sophomore (2011) … Team’s Most Improved Athlete … Championship Meets … Finished tied for 13th in pole vault at the NCAA East Region Preliminary Rounds (Outdoor; May 26-28) … finished tied for third in the pole vault at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 13) … finished 15th in pole vault at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) … Outdoor … Set new record in “The Dual” against Ohio State, clearing 17-0 3/4 ft. … won the pole vault at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) … Indoor Finished second in the pole vault at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) … third in pole vault at the Grand Valley State Big Meet (Feb. 11-12) … tied for first in pole vault with teammate John Greenlee at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Jan. 8).

Freshman (2010) … Championship Meets… Took 14th in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships (May 14) … finished tied at 14th in pole vault at the 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 27) … Outdoor … finished second in pole vault at “The Dual” (April 10), clearing a career-high 4.80 meters (15-9)… Indoor… Finished fourth in pole vault at Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22).

Prep … Catholic Central (2009)… four-year varsity letterwinner… two junior varsity letters in golf (freshman, sophomore) and received one varsity letter in both tennis (junior) and football (senior)… All-Conference and All-Area as a junior and senior… Academic All-State (third place) as a junior.

Personal … Austin Louis DeWildt born April 19, 1991… son of Charles, Sr. and Lisa DeWildt… enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts… open major… honor roll… Personal Notes … Father, Charles, Sr., was pole vaulter at Western Michigan… brother, Charles, Jr., was pole vaulter at Michigan (1998-99, 2001)… sister, Ashley Brennan, ran cross country and was also on track and field team at Western Michigan.

Jack Greenlee   Jack Greenlee Senior; Cincinnati, Ohio

At Michigan … Big Ten outdoor pole vault champion (2012) … First Team All-Big Ten (2012, Outdoor) … Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012) …Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011, ’12) … Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2010, ’11, ’12) …Michigan’s Spencer Dowdall Outstanding Scholar Award winner (2012).

Junior (2012) … Big Ten outdoor pole vault champion … First Team Outdoor All-Big Ten … U-MSpencer Dowdall Outstanding Scholar Award winner …Championship Meets… At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 24), finished 24th in the pole vault (5.17 meters, 16-11 1/2) …Won the Big Ten title in the pole vault (5.26 meters, 17-3) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), earning First Team All-Big Ten honors … At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24), finished fourth in the pole vault (5.22 meters, 17-1 1/2) …OutdoorAt the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finished fourth in the pole vault (5.07 meters, 16-7 3/4) … At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 19-20), finished ninth in the pole vault (5.00 meters, 16-5) … At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), finished third in the pole vault (5.21 meters, 17-1 1/4) … At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), finished sixth in the pole vault (4.77 meters, 15-7 3/4) …IndoorAt the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier (March 3), placed sixth in the seeded heat of the pole vault (5.24 meters, 17-2 1/4)… At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 18), won the pole vault (5.15 meters, 16-10 3/4) … Won the pole vault (5.2 meters, 17-0 3/4) at the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11) … Placed fifth in the pole vault (5.16 meters, 16-11) at the Mayo Invitational (Feb. 3) … At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), competed in the pole vault, but did not record a mark … Finished second in the pole vault (5.12 meters, 16-9 1/2) at “The Dual” vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).

Sophomore (2011) … Academic All-Big Ten … Championship Meets … Tied for 16th in pole vault at the NCAA East Region Preliminary Rounds (Outdoor; May 26-28) … Tied for seventh in pole vault at both Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) and Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 13) … Outdoor … Tied for fourth in the college section of the pole vault at the Penn Relays (April 29) … Finished fourth in the pole vault at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) … Indoor … Won the pole vault at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) … Tied for fifth in pole vault at ND Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4-5) … Set meet record in pole vault against Ohio State in “The Dual” (Jan. 15); hit a height of 16-8 3/4 feet, breaking the meet record by eight inches … Tied for first place in pole vault with teammate Austin DeWildt at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Jan. 8).

Freshman (2010) … Championship Meets … Did not record a height at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 14) … Finished 12th in pole vault at 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships … Outdoor … Cleared a height of 4.95 meters (16-2 3/4) to finish runner upat the U-M Len Paddock Invitational (May 7) … Took third in the pole vault at “The Dual” (April 10) … Took third in pole vault at the Victor Lopez/Bayou Classic (March 27) … Indoor Won pole vault at Silverston Invitational (Feb. 20).

Prep … St. Xavier (2009)… set school records in pole vault every year of high school… League Meet champion as a junior, third as a sophomore and fourth as a freshman… District champion, Regional runner-up and state-runner up (15 ft.) as a junior… two-time All-State selection… finished eighth at state meet… set freshman record in pole vault (11 ft.)… Indoor state qualifier as a sophomore.

Personal  John “Jack” Stewart Greenlee was born February 25, 1991 … Son of Stewart and Nancy Greenlee … Both parents attended the University of Michigan … Enrolled in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business … Majoring in business… National Merit Commended Scholar … First Honors … National Honor Society … National Foreign Language Honor Society

Robert Rix   Robert Rix; Senior; Kentwood, Mich.

At Michigan … Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011, ’12).

Sophomore (2012) …Outdoor… Made his outdoor collegiate debut at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finishing 10th in the pole vault (4.30 meters, 14-1 1/4) …Indoor… Redshirted …Competed unattached at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 18) and tied for ninth in the pole vault (4.55 meters, 14-11).

Freshman (2011) … Outdoor … Redshirted … Indoor … Tied for fourth in the pole vault at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) … Made collegiate debut at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22), tying for fifth in the pole vault.

Prep… East Kentwood (2010)… four-year varsity letterwinner… conference champion as a junior… named All-Conference, All-State and All-Area in pole vault as a junior and senior… holds school record in pole vault… state qualifier as a sophomore… Other Sports… four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming… lettered in water polo as a sophomore and in football as a freshman… two-time All-State selection as a swimmer… holds school record in 200-yard freestyle relay.

Persona l… Born July 18, 1992 … Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts … Majoring in economics

Austin Stevens   Austin Stevens; Junior; Raleigh, N.C.

At Michigan … Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011, ’12).

Sophomore (2012) …Outdoor… Did not compete in any meets …IndoorTied for ninth in the pole vault (4.55 meters, 14-11) at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 18) … At the Jack Harvey (Jan. 21), finished seventh in the pole vault (4.45 meters, 14-7 1/4).

Freshman (2011) … Outdoor … Redshirted … Indoor … Made collegiate debut at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Jan. 8), tying for 10th in the pole vault (4.15 meters/13-7 1/4 feet).

Prep… Wakefield (2010)… Two-year varsity letterwinner… two-time All-Conference selection… two-time Academic All-Conference… set school record in pole vault as a senior (15-6)… Coaches Award… graduated with honors… National Society of High School Scholars… named to Spanish Honor Society and Science Honor Society… Other Sports… four-year letterwinner in gymnastics… three-time Academic All-American… Level-6 state champion as a freshman.

Personal… Born August 3, 1991 … Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts … Majoring in cellular and molecular biology … Father, Duane, was a gymnast at the University of Arizona.

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