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Abbey Breidenstein
Abbey Breidenstein

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Zionsville Community

Event:
Pole Vault


At Michigan ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2008-10) ... Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2008-10).

Senior/Junior (2010) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award.
Outdoor
Took 11th in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships (May 16), clearing 3.60 meters ... Placed 13th in the pole vault (3.55m) at the Jesse Owens Classic (April 30-May 1) ... Cleared 3.65 meters at the Bulls Invitational (March 19) for seventh-place honors.

Indoor
Cleared a career-best 3.85 meters at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27) to finish 10th

Junior/Sophomore (2009) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award.
Outdoor
Finished 15th in the pole vault (11-11 3/4, 3.65m) at the Big Ten Championships (May 15) ... Took sixth in the pole vault at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 8) with a top mark of 12-3 1/2 ... Finished sixth in the pole vault at the Jesse Owens Classic (May 2) with a best clearance of 11-7 3/4 ... Finished fourth in the pole vault at the Hillsdale Relays (April 25) with a top effort of 12-1 1/2 ... Placed fifth in the pole vault (11-9 3/4) at the Duke Invitational (April 3) ... At the Spring Break Collegiate Invitational, finished sixth in the pole vault (11-7 3/4) (March 21)

Indoor
At the Big Ten Championships, came in 16th in the pole vault (3.57m) (March 1) ... Cleared 3.35m in the pole vault at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Took fourth by clearing 11-5 3/4 at the Akron Quad (Jan. 9).

Sophomore/Freshman (2008) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award.
Outdoor
At Big Tens, cleared 11-7 3/4 (May 16-18) ... At the Jesse Owens Classic, pole vaulted 11-1 3/4 (May 2) ... At the Hillsdale Relays, placed fourth with a clearance of 12-1 1/2 (April 26) ... At the Hillsdale At the Central Collegiates, cleared 12-1 1/2 for third place (April 19) ... At the FSU Relays, cleared 11-7 3/4 for seventh place (March 27-29)

Indoor
Vaulted 10-11 3/4 at the EMU Classic (Feb. 16) ... Came in sixth place at the Simmons/Harvey Invite with a clearance of 10-11 3/4 (Jan. 26) ... Cleared a new personal best at the Akron Quad with a 12th place 11-0 1/4 (Jan. 18) At the Kentucky Invitational, cleared a personal best 10-11 3/4 (Jan. 11-12).

Freshman (2007)
Outdoor
Did not see action

Indoor
Competed unattached and took 10th place in the pole vault (10-0) at the EMU Classic (Feb. 10) ... Finished tied for 16th on the pole vault (9-4 1/4) at the Simmons/Harvey Invitational (Jan. 20) ... Set a personal-best on the pole vault (10-5 1/2) taking seventh at the Michigan Women's Open (Jan. 6).

Prep
Zionsville Community High School (2006) ... Four-year letter winner in track and field ... Three-year letter winner in volleyball (2003, '04, '05) ... Two-year State Qualifier (2004, '05) ... Most Valuable Field Athlete (2005) ... Broke the school record in the pole vault (2005) ... School record holder in the pole vault with 11'0, the 100 meter with 12.41, and the 4x100 with 50.65 (2006) ... Sectional record holder in the pole vault (2006) ... Team Captain (2006) ... Academic All-State (2006) ... All-Conference (2006) ... Most Valuable Player (2006) ... Female Spring Athlete (2006) ... Zionsville High School Female Athlete of the Year (2006) ... National Honors Society ... Class President (2006) ... Honor Roll ... AP Scholar with Honors ... Magna Cum Laude Graduation (2006).

Personal
Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts ... Majoring in anthropology and microbiology.

Personal Bests

Event Mark Date
Pole Vault 3.85 meters 2-27-10
   

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