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David Patzer
David Patzer

RS Junior

Landisville, Pa.

High School:

Pole Vault



Record 68 PSU Student-Athletes Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year


School-Record 296 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2012-13

Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes


Track and Field Well Recognized at SAAB Banquet

Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"


Track and Field Honored at SAAB Banquet

Senior Anna Muzio receives Student-Athlete

In the Field ... || 2012 Outdoor || Top outdoor finish was 13th in the pole vault at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Season-best clearance was 15-1 (4.60) at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup, where he finished 10th overall ... Placed third in the vault at the Penn State Relays, and sixth at the Nittany Lion Challenge. || 2011 Outdoor || Finished second at the Jim Thorpe Open ...Placed fifth at both the Mason Spring Invitational, and Liberty Collegiate Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Placed second at the Penn State Relays with a clearance of 15-1 (4.60) ... Cleared a career-best 15-3 (4.65) at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Was the PIAA State Champion in the pole vault as a senior, clearing 15-0 ... Took runner-up honors at the Lebanon-Lancaster League Championship senior year ... Also qualified for the 2009 PTFCA Indoor State Championships in 2009. || Personal || Son of Susan and Jeff Patzer ... Born September 18, 1991 ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
Pole Vault 15-3(4.65) 15-1(4.60)
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