Anna Etherington
Anna Etherington
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Deer Park, Ill.
High School: Barrington
Events: Pole Vault

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT MARK MEET DATE
Pole Vault-Indoor 3.97m UAA Indoor Championships 2/23/2013
Pole Vault-Outdoor 4.15m NCAA Outdoor Championships
5/22/2014
Bold denotes school record

 

2013-14: 2014 NCAA Division III Champion in the pole vault ... Cleared seven consecutive bars at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, setting a school and stadium record by clearing 4.15m, the fourth-highest pole vault mark in NCAA Division III history ... Placed seventh in the pole vault with a clearance of 3.80m at the NCAA Indoor Championships to earn her third straight Indoor All-America honors in the event ... Won her fourth straight UAA Indoor pole vault title ... Named the UAA Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week Feb. 10, Feb. 17 and March 10 ... Won the UAA Outdoor pole vault title for the fourth year in a row ... Named the USTFCCCA Division III Women's Outdoor Athlete of the Week May 19 ... Selected as the UAA Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week March 31, April 14 and May 19 ... Named to the Academic All-America First Team ... Earned Academic All-District First-Team honors for the third straight year ... Received the William K.Y. and Anne Tao Distinguished Senior Athlete Award from the W Club ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... Academic all-UAA for indoor and outdoor track & field ... Team captain  … UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete.

2012-13: Tied for fourth in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships to earn All-America honors for the second year in a row ... Won the UAA indoor pole vault title for the third-straight year, setting a UAA meet record of 3.97m ... Also broke the WUSTL school record for the third week in a row at the UAA Indoor Championships ... Broke the school record in the indoor pole vault (3.87m) at the Monmouth Fighting Scot Invite (Feb. 9), then bettered that mark to 3.96m at the Illinois College Alumni Classic Feb. 15 ... Finished as the national runner-up in the pole vault at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, breaking her own school record with a clearance of 4.05m to earn her fourth career All-America honors ... Broke her own school record in the outdoor pole vault (4.02m) at the first meet of the season, the WUSTL Mini Meet ... Won her third-straight UAA outdoor pole vault title (3.95m) at the UAA Outdoor Championships ... Selected as the Art & Marge McWilliams Junior Award winner by the W Club ... Named UAA Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week Jan. 28, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18 ... Selected as UAA Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week May 27 ... Earned Academic All-America second-team honors ... Named to the Academic All-District First Team for the second year in a row ... UAA all-academic for indoor and outdoor track & field ... UAA Presidents Scholar-Athlete ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

2011-12: Earned All-America honors with a fourth-place finish in the pole vault at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships ... Posted the second-best indoor mark in WU history (3.85m) ... Swept the UAA indoor and outdoor pole vault titles for the second-straight year ... Named the UAA Women's Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week twice (Jan. 16, Feb. 6) ... Finished fourth in the pole vault (4.00m) to earn All-America honors at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Set the outdoor pole vault school record (4.01m) at the Dr. Keeler Invite (5/11) ... Named UAA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week four times (April 2, April 9, May 15, May 29) ... Received the 2011-12 Alice Briggson Sophomore Award from the W Club ... Earned Capital One Academic All-District V first-team honors ... UAA Presidents Scholar-Athlete … USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field ... UAA all-academic for indoor and outdoor track & field.

2010-11: Swept the UAA indoor and outdoor titles in the pole vault ... Cleared an outdoor season-best 3.56m at the Augustana Twilight, which is tied for second all-time at WU in women's outdoor pole vault.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-sport letter winner (track & field, diving, gymnastics) at Barrington High School ... Team captain for track & field and diving teams ... Finished as the state runner-up in the pole vault in 2010 after placing fifth in 2008 and seventh in 2009 ... Won conference and sectional titles in the pole vault in 2010 ... Helped Barrington High School to a state runner-up finish in 2008 ... Placed 10th at the diving state championships in 2009 ... Honor Roll, National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Majoring in systems engineering ... Daughter of Stephen and Mary Etherington.