Tara Meier
Tara  Meier


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:

Pole Vault

2006: Tied a personal best at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships with an 11' 11-3/4" clearance, placing third...finished seventh at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with an 11' 9-3/4" vault...tied school outdoor record with a 12' 5-1/2" vault at All-Ohio Outdoor Championships...qualified for NCAA Mid-East Regionals, finishing 18th with a 12' 0" clearance...finished eighth at BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with 11' 11-3/4" vault.

2005: Set indoor school record in pole vault (11' 11-3/4") at Conference USA Championships to finish fifth...won the pole vault crown at the Hoosier Classic (11' 5-3/4")...missed outdoor season due to injury.

2004: Recorded a team-best indoor pole vault of 10' 11-3/4" at the C-USA Championships, good for ninth place...outdoors, finished third at the Southern Ohio Cup with a season-best 11' 0" vault.

Personal: Born Feb. 8, 1985...daughter of Roy and Sue Meier.

Academic Major: Communications.

Honors: BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2005-06)...Topcat Scholar (Spring 2006, Winter 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Winter 2005, Fall 2004, Spring 2004, Winter 2004, Fall 2003)...C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2004-05, 2003-04).