April Bennett

Primary Event: Pole Vault
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
College/University: Paradise Valley Community College (Phoenix, AZ) and University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)

Career Highlights

  • National Champion Paradise Valley Community College (1999)

6-time All-American:

  • Paradise Valley Community College Pole Vault (Jan. 1999-May 2000)
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (Indoor season (Jan. 2001), Indoor season (Jan. 2002), Indoor and Outdoor season (Jan. 2003- June 2003))
  • NCAA Division I Indoor Championships 2003-Bronze
  • South Eastern Conference Champion 2003
  • University of Arkansas: Former school record at 14’3.5 (indoor season), 14′(outdoor season).
  • USATF 2004 Athens Olypmic team Alternate
  • USA 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES Team Member, Silver Medal
  • USA 2008 Bejing Olympic Team Member – 8th place
  • USATF 2009 Berlin World Championship Team Alternate
  • 2011 USA vs. Great Britain Team 1st Place
  • 2011 Pan American Team Member
  • PERSONAL BEST: 4.63m 15\’2.25\”
"We need an entity to stand up for track and field athletes and to represent us when necessary to our NGB. "