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Penn State has a total of 4,023 honorees during 18 years of the program
Senior Anna Muzio receives Student-Athlete
Competition capped off with six event victories; combined Big Ten 4x400
Nittany Lions turn in 17 victories in their opening weekend of competition
Palenchar's Collegiate Personal Bests ...
|Pole Vault||12-3.50 (3.75)||12-3.50 (3.75)|
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2011 Outdoor || Placed 15th in the pole vault with a jump of 11-6.25 (3.51) in cold and rainy conditions. || 2011 Indoor || Came up just shy of a scoring finish, placing 12th with a season-best effort of 11-11.75 (3.65). || 2010 Indoor || Cleared a season-best 11-11.75 (3.65) to placed 13th in the pole vault. || 2009 Outdoor || Placed 17th in the pole vault, jumped 11-7.75 (3.55). || 2009 Indoor || Competed in the pole vault, clearing 11-8.50 (3.57).
In the Field ... || 2011 Outdoor || Tied for first in the vault at the Jim Thorpe Open with a PR clearance of 12-3.50 (3.75) - the fifth-best effort in the Penn State record books ... Finished third at the Jesse Owens Classic, fourth at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational, and fifth at the George Mason Spring Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Placed second in the vault at the Nittany Lion Challenge and third at the Penn State Relays ... Also scored a top five finish at the Akron Invitational, placing fourth overall. || 2010 Outdoor || Placed second at the Bucknell Team Challenge and fourth at the Penn State Open. || 2010 Indoor || Earned a fourth-place standing at the Penn State Relays ... Took 10th at the PSU Northeast Chlallenge, and 13th at the Penn State National. || 2009 Outdoor || Tied for seventh with a season-best clearance of 11-11.75 (3.65) at the Jim Click Shootout ... Matched her season best in a third-place effort at the Penn State Open ... Tied for fourth at the Bison Outdoor Classic and tied for eighth at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational. || 2009 Indoor || Placed third at the Penn State Relays ... Cleared 12-0 (3.66) to finish 13th at the Penn State National ... Posted a career-best 12-3.50 (3.75) at the Tyson Invitational.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Two-time District 7 Champion ... A three-time PIAA state qualifier, finishing fourth in 2007, and fifth in 2008 ... Also lettered in diving and volleyball. || Personal || Full name is Amanda Lin Palenchar ... Born June 7, 1990, in Latrobe, Pa. .... Daughter of Robert and Anita Palenchar ... Majoring in Science.