2014 Track and Field Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed second at the Illinois Twilight with a personal-best mark 5.13m ... Placed fourth at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Indoor: Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships with an eighth-place finish after setting a personal-best mark of 5.11m ... Recorded two top-five finishes during the season, including second at the Orange & Blue Open and fourth at the Spire Invitational.
2013 Track and Field Outdoor:Opened the season a the Big Ten/SEC Challenge where he recorded a pole-vault mark of 15-5 (4.70m) and tied for ninth place... Posted his career-best mark of 15-7 (4.75m) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial where he finished fourth overall.
2012 Track and Field Outdoor: Redshirted season.
Indoor: Redshirted season.
High School Went undefeated as a senior in regular season track and field meets... Named to the Sunrise Southwest All-Star team as a junior and senior... Earned four varsity letters in track and field and two in football.
Personal Parents are Matthew Galardy and Randi Raup... Major is political science... Hobbies include reading, hiking, and playing with his dogs... Plans to join the Federal Law Enforcement after finishing school.
Galardy's Personal Bests Outdoor
Pole Vault: 16-10 (5.13m) - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
Pole Vault: 16-9 ¼ (5.11m) - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)