UND Roster

2011-12 Track and Field Roster

Jessica Sullivan


Height 5'3''
Class Junior
Hometown Norwich, CT
High School Norwich

AS A SENIOR: Competed in the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the pole vault recording a height of 3.35m … finished in the top ten at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational… competed at the Border Battle, finishing in the top ten and recording a season best 3.65m … finished fourth at the Blue & Gold Invitational … competed in the Indiana University Relays with a top ten finish.

AS A JUNIOR: Finished third in her season opening event, the Blue and Gold Invitational, clearing the bar at 3.40m … went over the bar at 3.40m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener to claim fifth place … finished in a tie for 15th after posting a mark of 3.12m … at the Dave Rankin Invitational, shared seventh after clearing a height of 3.26m … concluded season at the Gina Relays, vaulting over the bar at 3.25m to claim 22nd place.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened with a second-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invite, clearing the bar at 3.55m … at the Notre Dame Invitational, placed sixth after topping a height of 3.40m … secured 18th at the Meyo Invitational after setting a mark at 3.50m … finished 10th at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships after vaulting over 3.45m … came in 15th at the Dave Rankin Invitational, clearing the bar at 3.25m … ended the season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, finishing eighth after posting a height of 3.65m, her best height of the year.

AS A FRESHMAN: A member of the Irish pole vault unit, she competed in 10 events for the team on the season … twice cleared the 3.55m mark, her high vault of Irish career, at the Hillsdale Relays and previously at the 2008 Spartan Invitational … vaulted over the 3.25m mark at the Eastern Michigan Invitational … at the Mike Poehlein was able to clear the 3.4m mark … set her highest indoor mark of the season at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, clearing the bar set at 3.45m … vaulted over the 3.4m mark at the Meyo Invitational … competing in the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, cleared the 3.25m mark … cleared the 3.36m mark, while in her first event of the season at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Seven-time letter winner in track and field and gymnastics at Norwich Free Academy (Conn.) … finished her career with a stellar undefeated senior season in the pole vault … other accomplishments senior season include setting a state and school record en route to an individual state championship with a vault of 11-6 … two-time conference champion junior and senior seasons … three-time regional champion last three seasons … earned all-conference and all-city honors all four years of competition … was a two-time all-conference honoree and three-time all-city honoree in gymnastics … member of the National Honor Society and Student Advisory Board at Norwich Free Academy … born January 1, 1989, in Norwich, Conn. … daughter of Jill and Timothy Sullivan … middle child of three girls … father, Timothy, and sister, Sarah, each attended Notre Dame … graduated in May 2011 from the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.


Pole Vault (Blue and Gold Invitational) 3.55m


Pole Vault (BIG EAST Championships) 3.65m