Kristen Denk is the new school record holder and third place finisher at the SEC Indoor Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 4.34m (14’ 2”). She is a senior academically but only a redshirt junior athletically. She has been at Vanderbilt since January 2017 when she transferred from the school in Knoxville.
Her career at Vanderbilt has been one of steady ascension vaulting 4.20m (13’9.25”) last indoor season. In the outdoor season she vaulted 14’ 1.25” at Tennessee Relays and was second team All American with a vault of 13’ 7.25” for a 12th place finish at NCAA’s