Mary Saxer
Pole Vault (Alternate) – 2012

Saxer’s Notre Dame Bio


Listed as an alternate for the women’s pole vault after finishing in a tie for third at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ missed out on automatic berth to London based on more misses than fellow third place finisher Lacy Janson ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ qualified for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in February after finishing second with a personal-best vault of 4.62m at the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ finished third at the Millrose Games in New York City with a vault of 4.40m ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ appeared in Sports Illustrated’s Leading Off section after the U.S Open at Madison Square Garden in New York City ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ picture is of Saxer vaulting with the legendary MSG roof in the background ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ other highlights since graduation include a third place finish at both the 2010 Outdoor U.S. National Championships and the Diamond League meet in Shanghai ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ during time with Irish, won three BIG EAST titles and earned five all-BIG EAST citations ÃÆ’Ã € ‘ ¯ ¿ ½ earned All-America honors in 2009 in both indoor and outdoor track and field.