Holly O'Dell
Holly O'Dell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Joplin, Mo.

High School:
Joplin High

Event:
Pole Vault

03/22/2014

Track & Field Bears Go 5-1 in Outdoor Season Debut at Tulsa Duels

MSU tops Tulsa, UMKC, South Dakota, Oral Roberts, UNO in head-to-head competition

Awards/Honors
2012-13 Track & Field: Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll

2013 Track & Field
Indoor: Competed in the Varsity Apartments Invitational in Wichita, Kan., and tied for 18th in the pole vault with a career-best distance of 2.49m.

2013 Track & Field
Indoor: Did not compete for Bears.

Outdoor: Did not compete for Bears.

Background
Was a three-sport athlete at Joplin High School in Joplin, Mo. ... Competed in cross country and basketball in addition to track & field ... Was a four-year letterwinner in track & field at Joplin High, where she participated in pole vault, 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x400m, and 100m hurdles ... Earned all-conference and all-district laurels as a senior in pole vault ... Also earned all-district honors in the 4x100m and 4x200m relays as a senior ... Qualified for state in the 4x100m and 4x200m relays as a freshman.

Personal
Holly RayAnn O'Dell was born Aug. 1, 1993 in Joplin, Mo. ... Daughter of Danny Robertson and Tammy O'Dell ... Has two brothers, Derrick and Tony ... Lists her biggest sports thrill as qualifying for sectionals in pole vault and the 4x100m and 4x200m relays during her senior season ... Majoring in exercise & movement science.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
Pole Vault (indoor) 2.49 meters Varsity Apartments Invitational 1/31/14
Pole Vault (outdoor) 2.59 meters Tulsa Duels 3/22/14

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