Sarah Birkmeier, Rockford Junior, set an all time State of Michigan record in the Pole Vault on Tuesday, March 24at GVSU. After tying her own Indoor State Record by jumping 12′ 6″, Sarah then cleared 12′ 8″ to set an all time record for Indoor or Outdoor performances. Sarah recently won the 2009 Indoor State Championship to go along with her outdoor 2008 MHSAA Divsion 1 State Championship last May. She also took ninth place at the Nike Indoor Nationals in Boston, MA in March.
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