- Pole Vault
- High School/Other
- Korsholms Gymnasium
- Kosholm, Finland
Updated: April 11, 2017
2017 outdoor: Jumped a season best 4.10 meters (13 ft., 5.25 in.) at the Tennessee Relays, earning a top-five finish in the women's pole vault event ... Made her outdoor debut at the Texas Relays, placing sixth overall in the women's pole vault event with a mark of 4.06 meters (13 ft., 3.75 in.).
2017 indoor: Placed 13th overall at the ACC Championships, vaulting a height of 3.81 meters (12 ft., 6 in.) … Was fourth in her event with a season-best jump of 3.87 meters (12 ft., 8.25 in.) at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet ... Finished eighth at the Hokie Invitational with a top vault of 3.72 meters (12 ft., 2.5 in.) … Was eighth at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a top vault of 3.62 meters (11 ft., 10.5 in.).
2016 outdoor: Won the Highlander Invite with a personal-best mark of 4.23 meters (13 ft., 10.5 in.) … Matched her PR at Duke to place second … Recorded a 10th place finish in her section of Texas Relays.
2016 indoor: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Set a season-best mark of 4.02 meters (13 ft., 2.25 in/) in her collegiate debut at the Virginia Tech Invite to place second … Collected another second-place mark at the Liberty Quad Meet, clearing 3.75 meters (12 ft., 3.5 in.) … Jumped 3.97 meters (13 ft., 0.25 in.) to finish seventh at the ACC Championships.
Prior to Virginia Tech: Graduated from Korsholms Gymnasium and competed in track and field on the Vasa Idrottssallskap club team for pole vault … Six-time junior national champion … 2012 U19 Nordic Champion … Earned the bronze medal at the national championships in 2013 and 2015 … Finished 12th at the 2015 U23 European Championships.
Personal: Born Aug. 10, 1993 in Finland … Daughter of Thomas and Anette Hjerpe … Sister to Linnea … Father was an elite orienteer who won the silver medal at the U20 European Championships … Sister is on the Finnish junior national soccer team … Majoring in economics.
|PV - 4.02m (13 feet, 2.25 inches), VT Invitational (2016)||PV - 4.23m (13 feet, 10.5 inches), Highlander Invitational|