• The shear quantity and quality of Dexter students who try track and field and specifically the pole vault is unique.
    • The Dexter High School Track and Field team is 120 – 140 athletes strong, almost 10% of the student body.
    • Between 16 and 20 Dexter high schoolers and 20 to 45 Millcreek middle schoolers pole vault each year.
  • In 2021 at Dexter High School
    • 19 high schoolers vaulted
    • 7 school records have been broken or tied. This includes the girl’s school record set in 2008, which has been tied twice and broken once by sisters.
    • At Conference championship:
      • Boys: 1st, 2nd, 4th
      • Girls: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 9th
    • At Regionals
      • Boys: 2nd, 3rd
      • Girls: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
    • At States
      • Boys: 1st, 2nd
      • Girls, 1st, 2nd, 10th, 17th
  • From 2003 to 2021
    • 321 Dexter students have tried vaulting
    • 271 Dexter students have vaulted at MHSAA meets
    • 22 Dexter students have vaulted in college
    • 184 times Dexter vaulters have broken school records
    • 6 times Dexter vaulters have broken State records
    • DHS at Regionals
      • 175 Qualified
      • 125 Medaled
      • 21 Champions
      • 26 Runners-up (2nd place)
    • States
      • 177 Qualified
      • 63 Medaled
      • 8 Champions
      • 16 Runners-up
    • Nationals
      • 38 Qualified
      • 5 Medaled
      • 13 Top-ten finalists
    • Junior Worlds
      • 5 Qualified
      • 1 Medaled
Updated 7/3/2021