Paris Ekman
Paris Ekman
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fargo, N.D.
High School: Shanley
Position: Pole Vault

Career Achievements

•     2014, 2016, 2017 NCAA New England Championships qualifer (pole vault)
•     2015, 2016, 2017 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
•     Holds school record in the pole vault

Career Highlights

2017: As a senior, competed in the pole vault in six of seven meets…posted two victories and one runner-up finish…qualified for the NCAA New England Championships in the pole vault…cleared 10-feet, 6-inches to win the pole vault at the season-opening Bridgewater State Invitational on March 25…cleared 10-feet, 8-inches to win the event at the AIC Invitational on April 8…matched her top result of the season (10-feet, 8-inches) and finished second at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on April 15…came in fourth after clearing 10-feet, 4.75-inches at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational on April 22…finished seventh at the NEWMAC Championships on April 29 after clearing 10-feet, 4.75-inches…concluded her career by finishing 14th with a vault of 10-feet, 0.75-inches at the NCAA New England Championships on May 5.

2016: As a junior, competed in the pole vault at all seven meets...recorded five top-six finishes on the year...came in sixth after clearing 10-feet at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 2...also cleared 10-feet to finish second at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on April 16...broke her own school record by clearing 10-feet, 8.75-inches to come in thre at the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT on April 23...finished fourth with a vault of 10-feet, 6-inches at the NEWMAC Championships on April 30...qualified for the NCAA New England Championships and finished 20th after clearing 9-feet, 6.25-inches.

2015: As a sophomore, competed in the pole vault at all six regular-season meets…broke her own school record with a vault of 10-feet, 6-inches at the season-opening Wesleyan Invitational on March 21…came in fourth by clearing 9-feet, 6.25-inches at the Coast Guard Invitational on March 28…also came in fourth with a vault of 9-feet, 6.25-inches at Fitchburg State on April 4…posted a fifth-place finish by clearing a height of 9-feet,-9-inches at the University of New Hampshire Invitational on April 11…came in seventh by clearing 10-feet at the NEWMAC Championships on April 25.

2014: As a first-year, competed in the pole vault at all seven meets…made her collegiate debut at Bridgewater State on March 22…came in fourth after clearing a height of 9-feet, 6.25-inches at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on April 5…set a new school record by clearing 10-feet at the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT on April 19…came in eighth in the pole vault with a score of 9-feet, 6.25-inches at the NEWMAC Championships at April 26…finished 17th clearing a height of 9-feet, 9-inches at the NCAA New England Championships on May 3.

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