Erik Mirandette
    Erik Mirandette


    Kentwood, Mich.

    High School:
    East Kentwood HS

    Pole Vault

    2007: Cleared a height of 15'5" to finish second at the Military Classic...that was the second-best mark clearance of the squad during the outdoor season...won the team's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...set a career-best mark of 15'7¾" at the TCR Race Productions Invitational.

    2003: Recorded a career-best 14'9½" at the Colorado School of Mines Open during the indoor season...recorded a season-best outdoor mark of 14'1¼" at the Air Force Twilight Meet.

    2002: Cleared a season-best 14'7¼" on the pole vault at Colorado during the outdoor season...posted a season-best indoor height of 13'7¼" at the Air Force All-Comers Meet.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Michigan state champion in the pole vault...recorded the third-best height (15'3") in the state.

    PERSONAL: Spent two years in Africa with a missionary group, delivering aid to villagers...severely injured in a terrorist bombing in Cairo shortly before returning the United States...academic all-conference honoree.

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