Samantha Eilert
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Penryn, Calif.

High School:
Del Oro HS '12

Height:
5-4

Event:
Pole Vault

Major:
International Relations

2014: Capped her sophomore season by clearing 12-2.5 in the pole vault at Big West Championships, jumping her to No. 9 all-time at UC Davis... Surpassed 12 feet three times... Was third at the Causeway Dual and sixth at the prestigious Sun Angel Classic.

2013:
Competed seven times in the pole vault, posting a season-best mark of 11-2.25 while finishing 3rd at the Causeway Dual against Sacramento State.

Del Oro HS '12: Finished seventhat Sac-Joaquin Section meet, 15th at CIF-SJS Masters as a junior... Posted prep PR of 10-9 at Sierra Foothill League Championships, good for thirdplace... First broke 10-foot barrier as a sophomore, winning SFL junior varsity title... Graduated magna cum laude.

PERSONAL: Born in Roseville, Calif.... Majoring in international relations... Parents are Sean Eilert and Vanine Guenzburger... Lived in Japan for the first seven years of her life... Would title her autobiography A Life Of `Oh Wells' Not `What Ifs.'