Emily Heisler
Position: Pole Vault
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
High School: Desert Vista HS
Experience: 3 Years


2014 Indoors: Competed in the pole vault at six meets … Opened to a fifth-place tie at the Lobo Collegiate Invitational, leaping 11-9 ¾ (3.60 meters) … Cleared 12-2 ½ (3.72) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational … Tied for ninth at the New Mexico Team Invitational, clearing 11-8 ½ (3.57) … Claimed a tie for first at the New Mexico Classic with a mark of 12 ½ (3.67) … Cleared 12-2 (3.71) at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational before placing fifth at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a personal-record mark of 12-6 ¼ (3.82).

2014 Outdoors: Saw action at eight meets, all in the pole vault … Started the season with a sixth-place vault of 12-2 (3.71 meters) at the Texas Tech Open … Placed fifth at the Jim Click Shootout, clearing 12-4 ½ (3.77) … Had a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge (12 ¾/3.68) and the Air Force Twilight Open (11-6 ½/3.52) bookend a tie for third at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational (12-3 ½/3.75).

2013 Indoors: Competed at five meets in the pole vault ... Cleared 11-6 1/2 (3.52m) at the Lumberjack Team Challenge, tying for sixth ... Nabbed a season-best mark of 11-11 3/4 (3.65m) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational to tie for 11th ... Reached identical marks of 11-7 3/4 (3.55m) at the New Mexico Invitational and New Mexico Classic, placing eighth and 17th, respectively ... Cleared 11-5 3/4 (3.50m) at the Don Kirby Open to place fifth.

2013 Outdoors: Vaulted three times ... Opened with a vault of 11-2 1/2 (3.42m) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, placing 10th ... Cleared 11-9 3/4 (3.60m) at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, placing fifth ... Claimed another fifth-place finish at the Air Force Triangular, vaulting 11-11 3/4 (3.65m).

2012 Indoors: Participated at three meets, all in the pole vault ... Opened with a season-best mark of 11-5 1/2 at the NAU Lumberjack Invitational, tying for third ... Cleared 11-3 1/2 at the New Mexico Classic to tie for 16th ... Reached 10-10 3/4 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, placing 17th.

2012 Outdoors: Vaulted at four meets, including the conference championships ... Kicked off the season with an 11-6 1/4 mark at the UTEP Springtime Invitational to tie for fifth ... Tied for seventh at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational after clearing 11-7 ... Posted a career-best vault of 11-11 3/4 at the Front Range Classic, placing sixth ... Finished 12th at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships with a 11-7 3/4 clearance.

2011 Outdoors: Competed at two meets, both in pole vault ... Placed 15th unattached at the UNM Tailwind Invitational with a mark of 10-7 (3.23m) ... Tenth-place finish at the UTEP Invitational, vaulting 11-2 1/4(3.41m).


Pole vaulted for coach Jeff Guy at Desert Vista HS ... Vaulted progressively better throughout high school, going from 9-6 freshman year, 11-0 sophomore year, 11-9 junior year to 12-1 senior year ... Outstanding Pole Vaulter of the Year in 2009 ... Won Scholar-Athlete Award in high school.


Daughter of Mark, a pharmacist, and and Jennifer, an administrative assistant ... Has one brother, Mark ... Her cousin Kelly Doggett swims for Mesa State ... Hobbies include learning Swedish ... Favorite food is pork chops ... Favorite athlete is Yelena Isinbayeva ... Major is Speech and Hearing Sciences.


Pole Vault: 12-6 1/4 (3.82m)

Pole Vault: 12-4 1/2 (3.77m)


• Academic All-Mountain West, 2014
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2013-14

* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol