Zack Saunders
Zack Saunders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence Central HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
06/03/1990



01/24/2013

Track Tidbits and IU Relays Preview

The Boilermakers have a number of individuals among the nation's best.

01/19/2013

Boilermakers Win 18th Straight Gene Edmonds Cup

Purdue held off Indiana State by four points in Saturday's meet.

05/10/2012

Track & Field Big Ten Preview

The Boilermakers head to Madison, Wis., for three days at Big Tens.

05/05/2012

Ferrell Wins Pole Vault At Billy Hayes

Purdue will compete next at the Big Ten Championchips

04/29/2012

Boilermakers Wrap Up Penn Relays, Purdue Open

Purdue will compete again next Friday at Indiana.

2012: Jumped season best 5.00 meters in the pole vault at Hoosier Indoors for a seventh place finish. Took second at the Tyson Invitational (2/10) and the Boilermaker invite (2/18). Captured the first place at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/20-4/21) and the Purdue Open (4/27-4/28) with jumps of 4.81 meters and 4.85 meters respectively. Took 4th at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23).

2010:Competed in four indoor and six outdoor meets in pole vault; best indoor mark was 4.75m/15-07.00 at the Boilermaker Invitational (2/20); best outdoor jump was at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (4/3), with a height of 4.90m/16-00.75.

High School:Earned three varsity letters in track and field at Lawrence Central High School; two-time Indiana State High School Championships placewinner in the pole vault, taking third as a junior and second as a senior; named a Nike All-American as a senior with a sixth-place finish at the Nike Outdoor National Championships; cleared a personal record 4.90 meters (16-01.00) as a senior.

Personal:Zachary Tate Saunders was born June 3, 1990, in Indianapolis, Ind.; is the son of Charles and Rebecca Saunders; has one brother, Spencer; majoring in economics.