|Hometown:||El Dorado Hills, CA|
|High School:||Oak Ridge HS|
|Previous College:||American River College|
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2012
Jenna Yowell finished third in the pole vault at the Big West Championships (May 12) ... earned All-Big West honors after clearing a top height of 12-0.50 (3.67) ... posted an outdoor season-best of 12-1.50 (3.70) at the Tiny Lister Classic (Apr. 7) which ranks tied for third in Cal State Northridge history ... finished tied for 13th in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... cleared an indoor career-best height of 12-4.75 (3.78) which ranks second in Matador indoor history ... achieved her top height on her second attempt ... also cleared 12-3.50 (3.75) at the Boise State Team Challenge (Feb. 11).
AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE
Yowell spent two seasons (2009-11) at American River College in Sacramento, Calif. ... was a pole vaulter for the Beavers and coach Morey Roscrow ... cleared a top height of 12-8.75 ... was the state pole vault champion in 2010 and 2011 ... also competed in women's tennis where she earned all-conference honors as a singles and doubles player ... earned her associate of arts degree in 2011.
OAK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in the pole vault for the Trojans track & field squad at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, Calif. ... top pole vault was 11-1 ... was named MVP as a senior in 2009 and earned the Coaches Award as a sophomore ... vaulted for coach John Hardwick ... also played tennis for the Warriors for two seasons (2008-09) ... graduated in 2009 with a 3.25 grade point average.
Born October 29, 1991 in Roseville, Calif. ... parents are Lydia and Tom Yowell ... has one brother, Ryan ... favorite food is chocolate ... says her greatest moment in sports was "when I PR'd two times to get to 12-8.75 at NorCal Conference"... major is Psychology.
OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS
Pole Vault: 12-1.50 (3.70) - Tiny Lister Classic (4/7/12)
INDOOR CAREER BESTS
Pole Vault: 12-4.75 (3.78) - MPSF Indoor Championships (2/25/12)