Andrew Rademacher
Andrew Rademacher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hermitage, Pa.

High School:
Hickory

Last College:
Arizona

Event:
Pole Vault / Multi Events



2007: Recorded the third-highest heptathlon total in school history to take the bronze medal at the 2007 Big Ten Indoor Championships. He totaled 5,158 points, including a 910-point effort in the pole vault with a clearance of 5.00 meters (16-04.75).

Took home fourth place in the open pole vault at the 2007 indoor conference championships, clearing 4.95 meters (16-02.75).

Vaulted a career-best 5.06 meters (16-07.25) at the 2007 Iowa State Invitational, earning fifth place overall.

2006: Finished ninth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a height of 4.75 meters (15-07) ... Grabbed first place at the Louisville Cardinal Invitational and Indiana State Pacesetter Invitational and finished second behind teammate John Porter at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... Earned sixth place at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, clearing 4.90 meters (16-00.75) ... Matched a career-best height of 5.00 meters (16-04.75) for a second-place showing at the Boilermaker Invitational. Took home first place at the Gene Edmonds Cup with his initial clearing at that height.

Arizona: Placed 15th in the pole vault at the Pac-10 Championships, reaching a top height of 4.75 meters (15 feet, 7 inches) ... 10th-place finisher (5.02m/16-05.50) in the indoor pole vault at the Mountain Pacific Conference Championships.

High School: Graduated from Hickory H.S. in 2004 ... Four-year varsity letterwinner with school's soccer and track and field teams ... Three-time All-American ... As a senior, won the pole vault title at the Nike Indoor Championships and was runner-up at USA Junior Nationals ... During junior season, won the pole vault crown at the USATF Youth Nationals and was second at both the Adidas outdoor championships and at the Junior Olympics ... Third-place finisher in the vault at the 2002 Adidas outdoor championships ... Won three state titles in the indoor pole vault and one outdoors.

Personal: Given name is Andrew John Rademacher ... born Oct. 28, 1985 ... son of John and Susan Rademacher ... has an older sister, Lindsey ... majoring in landscape horticulture and design.