Men's Track


Will Schaeffer
Will Schaeffer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Glenview, Ill.

High School:
Glenview South HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
04/26/1989

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Placed ninth in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-best height of 16-2 3/4 ... Vaulted over 16 feet outdoor for the first time at the Illinois Twilight (16-0 3/4) ... Won pole vault title at the SIU Spring Classic (15-7) ... Finished runner-up in the pole vault in the "B" section at the Kansas Relays and also was runner-up at the SEMOtion Relays. Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, placing 13th ... Finished runner-up in the pole vault at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational with an indoor personal-best mark of 16-0 3/4 ... Marked 15-11 in the pole vault at the Iowa State Classic.

High School
Took fifth at the 2007 state meet in the pole vault ... Qualified for the 2006 state meet in the pole vault ... Holds school indoor and outdoor records in the pole vault ... Lettered three years in track and field and twice in swimming.

Personal
Born April 26, 1989 ... Son of Mike and Mary Schaeffer ... Has one brother, Mike ... Enrolled in the General Curriculum.

Schaeffer's Personal Bests
Pole Vault (Indoor): 16-0 3/4 (4.90m)
Pole Vault (Outdoor): 16-2 3/4 (4.95m)

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