UT school record-holder - Indoor pole vault (14-2.5/4.33m), Outdoor pole vault (14-3.5/4.36m)
UT ALL-TIME PERFORMERS LIST
Outdoor Pole Vault- 1st
Indoor Pole Vault- 1st
AT A GLANCE
Holds both indoor (14-2.5/4.33m) and outdoor (14-3.5/4.36m) pole vault school records ... captured both records at the Big 12 Championship meet in February and May of 2013 to earn a pair of conference titles ... was the first Longhorn to claim title at the league indoor meet and was named 2013 Big 12 Indoor Outstanding Freshman of the Year for her efforts ... earned second team All-America honors in pole vault during the 2013 indoor season ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in pole vault.
PRIOR TO TEXAS
Transferred from University of South Dakota where she qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in pole vault ... four-year letterwinner in track and field at McNeil High School under coach Chris Cotton ... team won 5A state championship in her senior season and was state runner-up during her junior year ... state runner-up in pole vault as a junior ... earned All-America honors as a senior in 2011 and secured 5A pole vault state title ... district champion in pole vault all four years of high school ... regional champion during her junior and senior seasons.
Born Kaitlin Michelle Petrillose on Dec. 10, 1992, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... daughter of Kimane and Martin Petrillose ... siblings are Tony, Nick and Alison ... Alison plays soccer for Newman University ... made Dean's List for academic achievement at the University of South Dakota ... majoring in health promotion.