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Katerina Stefanidi
Position: Pole Vault
Year: Senior
Hometown: Athens, Greece
High School: First Pallini

**Five-Time All-American**

Collegiate Career Bests:
Pole Vault: 14-6 (4.42m)

Stanford Record Book:
Pole Vault: 1st
Pole Vault (i): 1st

At Stanford: The NCAA runner-up indoors and third-place finisher outdoors in the pole vault ... willing be looking to win a national title to start her summer before heading to London to compete for the Greek Olympic Team ... the Cardinal record holder in the pole vault.

2011 Season (Junior): Placed third at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 14-5 ¼ ... the Pac-10 Champion in the pole vault after clearing 14-0 ½ ... took home the Big Meet title in the pole vault with a mark of 14-1 ¼ ... earned a personal best in the pole vault of 14-6 at the Stanford Invitational ... The national runner-up at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the pole vault after clearing 14-5 ¼ ... finished as the MPSF runner-up in the pole vault after clearing 13-11 ¾ ... earned an indoor personal best of 14-5 ½ at the UW Indoor Preview.

2010 Season (Sophomore): Placed tied for fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 13-9 ¼ ... the Pac-10 Champion in the pole vault after clearing 14-0 ... claimed the Big Meet title in the pole vault with a clearance of 13-5 ¾ ... set a collegiate best and a new Stanford record at the Stanford Invitational with a mark of 14-1 ¼ ... earned the first All-America honor of her career at the NCAA Indoor Championships after tying for fifth in the pole vault with a mark of 14-1 ¼ ... claimed the MPSF title in the pole vault with a clearance of 14-1 ¼, which set the Stanford record indoors.

2009 Season (Freshman): Placed 15th at the Pac-10 Championships in the pole vault (12-7 ½) ... placed second at the Big Meet with a season-best vault of 13-6 ½ ... placed second at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 13-5 ¼.

High School: Former national record holder in the pole vault with a mark of 14-4 (4.37 meters) ... also former world youth record holder in the pole vault ... two-time Greek high school national champion ... World Youth Championships gold medalist in the pole vault in 2005 and silver medalist in 2004 ... bronze medalist in the World Junior Championships in 2008 ... also has competed in the European junior and senior championships for Greece.

Cardinal Catalogue: Major is undeclared, but interested in management science and engineering ... father, George, was a former triple jumper for Greece ... mother, Zoi, competed in the 400 meters for Greece.

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