Hope Turner
Hope  Turner
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville North

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
02/28/1995

2015-16 Track & Field: Outdoor – Named Academic All-MAC … competed in seven meets … cleared a season-high 11-11 3/4 at the Jesse Owens Classic (4/22-23), taking ninth in the pole vault … finished second in the pole vault (11-11 1/4) at the Ball State Challenge (4/15-16). Indoor – Named Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete … vaulted in seven meets … finished 12th in the pole vault (personal-best 12-1 1/2) at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/26-27) … took fourth in the pole vault (11-6 1/2) at the Ohio State Invitational (2/19) … cleared 11-0 3/4 to win the pole vault at the Mastodon Opener (12/5).

2015 Outdoor Track & Field:
Competed in six meets for the RedHawks specializing in pole vault … opened the season with the UNF Spring Break Invite where she cleared 11’5.75” … posted her season best mark at the MAC Championships where she cleared 11’8” to finish 16th.

2014-15 Indoor Track & Field:
Competed in eight meets for Miami specializing in the pole vault … opened the season at the Mastodon opener where she cleared 11’5.75” to win the event … had a personal best performance at the Ohio State Tune Up clearing 11’ 9.75” … qualified for the MAC Championships but did not clear a height. 

2013-14: Indoor:
Competed in five meets, all in the pole vault. Outdoor: Vaulted in six meets ... cleared a season-best 10-8 at the Jesse Owens Classic ... finished third in the pole vault (season-best 10-8) at the Miami Invitational.

High School: Earned four letters in track and field at Naperville North under head coach Joanna Wilson...served as captain for one year...is the team record holder for pole vault (11'6)....was named All-State during her junior year and All-Conference her junior and senior years.

Personal: Born February 28, 1995 in Downers Grove, Ill...daughter of Colleen and Mark Turner...mother was a cheerleader for Miami and graduated in '88....father played football for Miami and graduated in '87...competed in gymnastics for two years in high school...majoring in entegrated English and education.