Men's Track


John Adamczyk
John Adamczyk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Fremd

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Event:
Pole Vault

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Outdoor
Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships ... Took second in the pole vault at the SIU Spring Classic, Mike Poehlein Invite and Illinois Invite ... Vaulted season-best 16-0 3/4 at the Illinois Invitational.

2007 Indoor
Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, tying for 10th ... Vaulted season-best 16-5 1/2 (5.02m) in winning the pole vault at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational ... Also won pole vault title at the Dartmouth Relays ... Took third in the pole vault at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (16-1 3/4) and second at the Blue Raider Invite.

2006 Outdoor
Placed eighth in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships (15-11) ... Took 15th in the pole vault at the Drake Relays ... Vaulted season-best 16-0 3/4 at the Tom Botts Invitational.

2006 Indoor
Placed fifth in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships with a career-best mark of 16-6 3/4 ... Took second in the pole vault at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic (16-0 3/4) ... Placed fourth in the pole vault at the Hoosier Open.

2005 Outdoor
Placed second in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships with an indoor career-best vault of 16-2 3/4 ... Recorded first-place finishes in the pole vault at the Central Collegiate Championships and Redbird Invitational... Finished second in the pole vault at the Cal Relays.

2005 Indoor
Redshirted the 2005 indoor season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Illinois State Class AA pole vault champion in 2003 and 2004 ... Mid Suburban West Conference and IHSA sectional pole vault champion in 2004 ... Three-year varsity letterwinner in track and field ... Holds high school varsity record in the pole vault ... Placed third in the pole vault at the 2002 USATF Junior Olympic Nationals in Omaha, Neb.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 2, 1986 ... Son of Paul and Marsha Adamczyk ... Has one sister, Rachel ... Majoring in Economics.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Pole Vault: 16'6.75" (5.04m)

Outdoor
Pole Vault: 16'2.75" (4.94m)

HEADLINES