Looking for a place to vault in college?

Concordia has an outstanding tradition in the Pole Vault. We are always looking for vaulters that want to work hard to move up our record boards, win championships and contribute to our Track & Field program. Contact coach Jason Berry by  the email at the bottom of the page to start the conversation.

Concordia University All-Time Record List


All-Time Men:

Rank

Name

Feet

Metric

Date

Event

1

Gene Brooks

18'00.50"

5.50m

03/03/90 

NAIA Nationals(Champ)

2

TJ Kloster

17'06.25"

5.34m

05/25/02

NAIA Nationals (Champ)

3

Don Kitzmann

17'04.00"

5.29m

05/12/89

NAIA District XI (Champ)

4

Joel Sievers

17'03.75"

5.28m

02/06/92

Husker Invitational

5

Lucas Wiechman

16'10.75"

5.15m

05/27/17

NAIA Nationals (Champ)

6

Carson Farr

16'08.75"

5.10m

05/24/14

NAIA Nationals

7t

Jeb Myers

16'06.00"

5.03m

05/17/00

Concordia Twilight

7t

Jason Berry

16'06.00"

5.03m

02/20/93

NIAC Championships (Champ)

7t

Patrick Gellens

16'06.00"

5.03m

03/01/85

NAIA Nationals (Champ)

10t

Gavin DeHaai

16'04.75"

5.00m

12/14/19

Concordia Early Bird Invite

10t

Luke Meyers

16'04.75"

5.00m

05/28/05

NAIA Nationals

12

John Snow

16'04.00"

4.98m

02/26/93

NAIA District XI (Champ)

13

Andy Mittan

16'03.50"

4.97m

05/05/90

NIAC Championships

14t

Dusty Morehead

16'01.00"

4.91m

05/09/08

Concordia Twilight

14t

Reid Ehrisman

16'01.00"

4.91m

04/09/05

Concordia Invitational

16t

Cody Williams

16'00.75"

4.90m

02/16/19

GPAC Championships

16t

Josh Tonniges

16'00.75"

4.90m

02/19/09

GPAC Championships

18

Brandon Ramos

15'11.00"

4.85m

05/23/15

NAIA Nationals

19

Brad Stradtmann

15'08.50"

4.79m

02/11/89

Husker Invitational

20

Sam Sisco

15'07.00"

4.75m

05/10/19

CUNE Twilight



All-Time Women:

Rank

Name

Feet

Metric

Date

Event

1

Allison Brooks

12'10.75"

3.93m

02/03/17

Fred Beile Track Classic

2

McKenzie Gravo

12'08.00"

3.86m

04/21/17

Sioux City Relays

3t

Josie Puelz

12'06.25"

3.82m

12/14/19

Concordia Early Bird Invite

3t

Cassie Starks

12'06.25"

3.82m

02/21/15

GPAC Championships (Champ)

5t

Michelle Anderson

12'06.00"

3.81m

02/09/07

Buena Vista

5t

Steph Beberniss

12'06.00"

3.81m

04/26/03

Drake Relays

7

Erin Mapson

12'05.50"

3.80m

04/20/19

Jim Dutcher Memorial - Doane

8

Cynthia Mick

12'03.50"

3.75m

05/22/15

NAIA Nationals (Runner-up)

9

Shelby Yelden

12'02.00"

3.71m

05/03/14

GPAC Championships (Champ)

10

Kellie Fegter

12'01.75"

3.70m

01/21/11

NWU Invitational

11

Jacee Pfeifer

12'00.50"

3.67m

03/02/19

NAIA Championships

12

Katie Andreasen

11'11.75"

3.65m

05/24/03

NAIA Nationals

13t

Tristen Moiser

11'09.75"

3.60m

04/06/19

Concordia Invite

13t

Kamala Moore

11'09.75"

3.60m

03/30/13

Wayne Wildcat Classic

13t

Erin Eitzman

11'09.75"

3.60m

05/26/07

NAIA Nationals

16t

Amanda Fosler

11'08.25"

3.56m

05/12/06

Concordia Twilight

16t

Lindsey Aurich

11'08.25"

3.56m

02/25/06

GPAC Championships

18

Ashlee Brown 

11'07.00" 

3.53m 

04/21/12 

Prairie Wolf Invitational 

19

Anna Baack

11'06.50"

3.52m

01/27/18

Concordia Classic

20

Rianne Gross

11'05.00"

3.48m

02/08/14

Doane Invite


NAIA National Champs

Year Season Athlete Feet  Meter
1985  
Indoors 
Patrick Gellens 
16'06.00" 
5.03
1985 Outdoors
Patrick Gellens
16'04.75" 
5.00 
1987 Indoors
Gene Brooks
16'00.00"
4.80 
1988
Indoors
Gene Brooks
17'00.00"
5.18 
1989
Indoors
Gene Brooks
17'00.00"
5.18 
1989
Outdoors
Gene Brooks
16'08.75" 
5.10 
1990
Indoors
Gene Brooks
18'00.50"
5.50 
1998
Indoors
TJ Kloster
16'08.00"
5.08 
1998
Outdoors
TJ Kloster
16'08.75"
5.10 
2000
Indoors
TJ Kloster
17'06.00"
5.33 
2000
Outdoors
TJ Kloster
16'02.75"
4.95 
2001
Indoors
TJ Kloster
16'05.50"
5.02 
2002
Outdoors
TJ Kloster
17'06.25"
5.34 
2003
Indoors
Jeb Myers
16'05.50"
5.02 
2003
Indoors
Steph Beberniss 
12'01.50" 
3.70 
2003  Outdoors  Steph Beberniss  11'11.75"  3.65 
2017  Outdoors  Lucas Wiechman 16'10.75"  5.15

GPAC Conference Records

2001 
Indoors  
TJ Kloster              
17'05"     
5.30m 
2001
Outdoors 
TJ Kloster 
17'01" 
5.20m

Concordia University


Concordia University is an excellent institution of higher learning with a Christian foundation affiliated with the Lutheran Church (LCMS). Concordia University strives to be a caring community through the people who comprise the faculty, administration, staff, and student body. The basis of Concordia’s community is the commonly held faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

Founded in 1894 by the The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia University, Nebraska is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning. The main campus is located in Seward, Neb. (population 6,500), about 25 miles west of Lincoln, the state capitol. The graduate school and degree completion program are based in Lincoln.

Athletic Facilities


The Walz Human Performance Complex was completed at the end of 2010. The fieldhouse features an indoor 200 meter track with a multipurpose infield. There is an 8 lane front straight away and a 6 lane track, three sand pits, two pole vault pits and a netted throwing ring.