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Jocelyn Witmer
Jocelyn Witmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Pa.

High School:
Penn Manor

Position:
Pole Vault

Experience:
SR


06/05/2012

Over 100 Nittany Lions Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Penn State has a total of 4,023 honorees during 18 years of the program

05/13/2012

Victories Highlight Final Day at Big Ten Championships

Kovacs, Loxsom, Gehret, and men's 4x400-meter relay claim conference title

05/04/2012

Personal-Best Efforts Highlight Jim Thorpe

Nittany Lions use home competition to prep for Big Ten Championships next weekend

04/26/2012

Kurzdorfer, Kenney Turn In Wins at Penn Relays

Women's distance medley relay sets school record

04/17/2012

Track and Field Honored at SAAB Banquet

Senior Anna Muzio receives Student-Athlete

Witmer's Collegiate Personal Bests ...

Event Indoor Outdoor
Pole Vault 12-11.50 (3.95) 12-9.50 (3.90)

Witmer's TFRRS Profile

On the National Scene ... || 2011 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA First Round in the pole vault where she finished 13th - just short of a spot at the NCAA Championships - with a clearance of 12-7.50 (3.85). || 2010 Outdoor || Was one of the "Cinderella Stories" of the NCAA outdoor season, placing 11th in the pole vault at the NCAA First Round to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships, after making the meet as the 48th and final qualifier ... Cleared an outdoor PR 12-9.50 (3.90) at the First Round meet. || 2009 Outdoor || Placed 25th in her first career appearance at the NCAA East Regional, clearing 12-0 (3.66).

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2011 Outdoor || Finished 11th in the pole vault with a clearance of 12-4 (3.76). || 2011 Indoor || Cleared 11-11.75 (3.65) to finish 11th. || 2010 Outdoor || Scored a seventh-place finish in the vault with a jump of 12-3.50 (3.75). || 2010 Indoor || Cleared a career-best 12-11.50 (3.95) to place seventh overall. || 2009 Outdoor || Tied for 12th in the pole vault with a clearance of 12-3.50 (3.75).|| 2009 Indoor || Placed 14th in the pole vault with a jump of 12-0.50 (3.76).

In the Field ... || 2011 Outdoor || Took top honors at the Auburn Tiger Classic with a clearance of 12-3.50 (3.75) ... Tied for first at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Finished second at the Jesse Owens Classic with a season-best 12-7.50 (3.85) ... Place third at the George Mason Spring Invitational and Liberty Collegiate Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Topped out at a season-best 12-2.50 (3.72) to win the vault at the Akron Invitational ... Also earned a victory at the Penn State Relays ... Placed 10th at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2010 Outdoor || Won the vault at the Bucknell Team Challenge, topping out at 12-5.50 (3.80) ... Finished 10th at the Florida Relays, 12th at Penn Relays, and 12th at the Jesse Owens Classic. || 2010 Indoor || Top finish was a third-place effort at the Penn State Relays ... Cleared 12-3.50 (3.75) to finish eighth at the Penn State National ... Placed fourth at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2009 Outdoor || Tied for first at the Bison Outdoor Classic with a regional-qualifying 12-7.50 (3.85) ... Took top honors at the Penn State Open with a jump of 12-3.50 (3.75) ... Finished fourth at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational and tied for fourth at the Jim Click Shootout. || 2009 Indoor || Placed third at the Penn State Open with a clearance of 12-1.50 (3.70) ... Tied for fourth at the Penn State Relays ... Took eighth at the Penn State National with a personal-best jump of 12-8 (3.86) ... Tied for third at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Tied for 12th in the pole vault at 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Finished fourth at the PIAA State Meet as a senior ... Won the pole vault at the District III Championships with a personal-best clearance of 12-3. || Personal || Daughter of Lewis and Judy Witmer ... Birthday is June 26, 1989 ... Majoring in English.

... Born September 30, 1990 ... Majoring in Kinesiology.
On the National Scene ... || 2011 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA First Round in the pole vault where she finished 13th - just short of a spot at the NCAA Championships - with a clearance of 12-7.50 (3.85). || 2010 Outdoor || Was one of the "Cinderella Stories" of the NCAA outdoor season, placing 11th in the pole vault at the NCAA First Round to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships, after making the meet as the 48th and final qualifier ... Cleared an outdoor PR 12-9.50 (3.90) at the First Round meet. || 2009 Outdoor || Placed 25th in her first career appearance at the NCAA East Regional, clearing 12-0 (3.66).
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2011 Outdoor || Finished 11th in the pole vault with a clearance of 12-4 (3.76). || 2011 Indoor || Cleared 11-11.75 (3.65) to finish 11th. || 2010 Outdoor || Scored a seventh-place finish in the vault with a jump of 12-3.50 (3.75). || 2010 Indoor || Cleared a career-best 12-11.50 (3.95) to place seventh overall. || 2009 Outdoor || Tied for 12th in the pole vault with a clearance of 12-3.50 (3.75).|| 2009 Indoor || Placed 14th in the pole vault with a jump of 12-0.50 (3.76).
In the Field ... || 2011 Outdoor || Took top honors at the Auburn Tiger Classic with a clearance of 12-3.50 (3.75) ... Tied for first at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Finished second at the Jesse Owens Classic with a season-best 12-7.50 (3.85) ... Place third at the George Mason Spring Invitational and Liberty Collegiate Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Topped out at a season-best 12-2.50 (3.72) to win the vault at the Akron Invitational ... Also earned a victory at the Penn State Relays ... Placed 10th at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2010 Outdoor || Won the vault at the Bucknell Team Challenge, topping out at 12-5.50 (3.80) ... Finished 10th at the Florida Relays, 12th at Penn Relays, and 12th at the Jesse Owens Classic. || 2010 Indoor || Top finish was a third-place effort at the Penn State Relays ... Cleared 12-3.50 (3.75) to finish eighth at the Penn State National ... Placed fourth at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2009 Outdoor || Tied for first at the Bison Outdoor Classic with a regional-qualifying 12-7.50 (3.85) ... Took top honors at the Penn State Open with a jump of 12-3.50 (3.75) ... Finished fourth at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational and tied for fourth at the Jim Click Shootout. || 2009 Indoor || Placed third at the Penn State Open with a clearance of 12-1.50 (3.70) ... Tied for fourth at the Penn State Relays ... Took eighth at the Penn State National with a personal-best jump of 12-8 (3.86) ... Tied for third at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Tied for 12th in the pole vault at 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Finished fourth at the PIAA State Meet as a senior ... Won the pole vault at the District III Championships with a personal-best clearance of 12-3. || Personal || Daughter of Lewis and Judy Witmer ... Birthday is June 26, 1989 ... Majoring in English.

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