Katie Vierk
Katie Vierk


West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
Harrison HS

Pole Vault


Boilermakers Host Purdue Open

Illinois highlights a field of teams travelling to Purdue.


Boilermakers Wrap Up Mike Poehlein Invite

Purdue won eight events on Saturday.


Mike Poehlein Invitational Opens Outdoor Home Slate

Purdue welcomes 12 other schools to the weekend meet in West Lafayette, Ind.


Boilermaker Invitational Preview

A number of Boilermakers can use Saturday as a final tuneup before Big Tens.


Boilers Host 17th Annual Gene Edmonds Cup

Purdue has won all 16 previous meets with Indiana State in the Gene Edmonds Cup.

2012: Took second at the Purdue Invitational (1/7) in the 60 meter hurdles and first in the pole vault. Placed second in the pole vault at the Boilermaker Invite (2/18) and jumped 3.58 meters at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/25). Placed fifth at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (3/30-3/31) with a jump of 3.45 meters.

High School:Four-year participant in track and club gymnastics at Harrison High School in West Lafayette, Ind.; senior year was track MVP and city, county, sectional and regional champion.

Personal:Katie Jean Vierk was born July 23, 1992, in West Lafayette, Ind.; the daughter of Jeff and Alison Vierk; has three sisters, Sami, Tessa, and Audrey; majoring in movement and sports sciences.


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