Allison Pickering
Allison Pickering
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Orono, ME
High School: Orono
Major: Tourism and Hospitality
Event(s): Pole Vault/Sprints

2018-2019: Won the pole vault (3.05m/10-0) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (1/12/19) ... Tied for first in the pole vault (3.05m/10-0) at the season-opening USM Open I meet (12/15/18)

2017-2018: Placed fifth in the pole vault (indoor best 3.55m/11-7 ¾) at the New England Division III Championships (2/27/18) ... Won the pole vault (3.50m/11-5 ¾) to lead a 1-2-3 USM sweep at the Little East Conference Championships (2/10/18) ... Won the pole vault (3.20m/10-6) at the State Championships (2/2/18) ... Named Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week (1/22/18) ... Finished second in the pole vault (3.50m/11-5 ¾) at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/20/18) ... Won the pole vault (3.47m/11-4 ½) at the USM Open II meet (1/6/18) ... Named to the Little East Conference Winter All-Academic Team.

2016-2017: Competed in nine meets during the indoor season ... Equaled her season-best mark in the pole vault (3.25m/10-8) at the New England Division III Championships (2/18/17) ... Finished runner-up in the pole vault (3.25m/10-8) to earn All-Little East Conference honors at the LEC Championships (2/11/17) ... Also earned All-Alliance honors ... Finished third in the pole vault (2.90m-9-6 ¼) at the State of Maine Championships (2/3/17) ... Little Named Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week (1/30/17) ... Finished third in the pole vault (3.20m/10-6) at the USM Open III meet (1/28/17)

Academic Honors & Awards: 2016-17 and 2017-18 William B. Wise Scholar-Athlete Award ... 2018-19 LEC All-Academic Team.

Before USM: Played soccer, indoor and outdoor track & field at Orono (Maine) H.S. ... Earned a varsity letter all four years in all three sports ... Career beat mark in the pole vault (10-3) at the New England Outdoor Championships and the EMITL Indoor Championships ... Won the pole vault (10-0) at the 2016 State Class C Outdoor Championships ... Also competed in the 100m (13.87) ... Finished first in the pole vault (10-0) and ran in the 55 meters (8.03) at the 2016 State Class B Indoor Championships ... Took the top spot in the pole vault (8-6) at the 2015 State Class C Outdoor Championships ... Runner-up in the pole vault (9-0) at the 2015 State Class B Indoor Championships ... Placed second in the pole vault (8-6) at the 2014 State Class C Outdoor Championships ... Was fourth in the pole vault (8-6) and 100m hurdles (18.30) at the 2013 State Class C Outdoor Championships ... Competed in the pole vault (7-6) and 55m hurdles (9.93) at the 2013 State Class B Indoor Championships.