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Petra Olsen
Petra Olsen

Hometown:
Malmo, Sweden

Event:
Pole Vault

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.

04/12/2014

Gamecock Men, No. 23 Women Take Bill Carson Team Crowns

Royster, Collier and Todd win two individual events each.

04/10/2014

Gamecocks Set for Bill Carson Invitational at ECU

Team reaches mid-point of outdoor regular season.

04/03/2014

Gamecocks Face Challenge at 2014 Florida Relays

Meet deemed one of two USTFCCCA National Meets of the Week

02/28/2014

Gamecocks Push Five to Finals on Day 2 of SEC Indoor Championships

Three advance in men's 60-meter hurdles.

02/26/2014

Gamecocks Set for 2014 SEC Indoor Championships

Nation's best compete Thurs., Feb. 27-Sat., Mar. 1, at Texas A&M

3x All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013: NCAA Indoor and Outdoor participant in the pole vault...Indoors, top pole vaulter on the team...finished in the top nine of all eight events of the indoor slat, including six top-three finishes...cleared 13-07.25 (4.15m) at the Auburn Invitational to take second...set a then-personal record at the Tyson Invitational, clearing a bar of 13-10.50 (4.23m) for third place...won the SEC bronze medal with a clearance of 13-05.25 (4.10m)...went on to the VT Final Qualifier and recorded the second-best indoor vault in school history, clearing 13-11.00 (4.23m)...took ninth place at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a 13-09.25 (4.20m)...Outdoors, finished in the top-three of her first four events, including a win in her section at the Raleigh Relays with a clearance of 13-03.50 (4.05m)...cleared a season-best 13-06.25 (4.12m) at the Spec Town Relays to take third...scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a seventh-place finish on her bar of 12-11.50 (3.95m)...qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships at the NCAA East Preliminaries...did not record a height at the NCAA Championships.

2012: NCAA Outdoor participant in the pole vault...USTFCCA All- Academic status...Indoors, had a top mark of 13-01.50 (4.00m) at the New Balance Collegiate ... finished sixth at the SEC Indoor Championships with a mark of 12-11.50 (3.95m) ... outdoors, hit a collegiate best 13-04.25 (4.07m) three consecutive weeks to sit third in the Gamecock history books ... won the college division at the Penn Relays at the same mark, breaking the college section meet record in the event ... placed sixth at the SEC Outdoor Championships, also at the same mark ... qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing 10th at the NCAA East Preliminary at 13-03.50 (4.05m)...recorded a top mark and school record at NCAA Outdoor Championships, clearing 13-07.25 (4.15m) to claim 12th.

2011: SEC All-Freshman team ... indoors, had a top mark of 13-03.50 (4.05m) to finish fourth at the SEC Indoor Championships, tying the school record for top finish by a Gamecock freshman at the conference championships ... holds No. 3 mark in Gamecock history ... outdoors, missed the regular season due to injury ... competed once, taking 14th overall at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a clearance of 12-02 (3.71m).

HIGH SCHOOL: National Indoor and Outdoor Champion in 2009 ... Also National U20 Indoor and Outdoor Champion in 2009 ... Personal best of 4.25m (14')...placed third at the 2007 World Youth Championships, eighth at the 2008 World Junior Chamipionships and fifth at the 2009 European Junior Championships.

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