MSU Spartans
Rotating image
Track & Field

 
 
 
Derik Peterman
Derik Peterman

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Livonia, Mich.

High School:
Winston Churchill

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Event:
Pole Vault


05/14/2014

MSU Track & Field Travels to 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Spartans head to Purdue University to compete against conference foes on May 16-18.

08/06/2013

10 Spartans Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Seven men and three women named to All-Academic Track and Field Team.

05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/21/2013

MSU Track & Field Send 26 To NCAA Regionals

Spartans will look to earn a top-12 spot to the NCAA Championships.

05/12/2013

Women Finish Fifth, Men 10th at Big Ten Championships

O'Connor and Rohl win gold on final day of competition.



Collegiate Bests
• High Jump - 1.57m/5-1¾
• Pole Vault - 5.10m/16-8¾

2012-13:
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Placed second in pole vault at the Spartan invitational with a season-high 5.08m/16-8 ... Placed second in pole vault at the Jesse Owens Classic with a mark of 4.82m/15-9¾ ... Posted a fourth-place 4.86m/15-11¼ at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Placed third in the pole vault at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships with a mark of 5.06m/16-7¼ ... Posted a mark of 4.90m/16-1 in the pole vault preliminary at the NCAA East Preliminary Round.
INDOOR: Brought home the win at the Notre Dame Invite in the pole vault posting a mark of 5.10m/16-8¾ ... Tied for eighth in pole vault with a mark of 4.90m/16-0¾ at the Meyo Invitational ... tied for seventh in the pole vault with a mark of 4.90m/ 16-0¾ at the SPIRE Invitational ... Cleared 4.98m/ 16-4 in the pole vault and finished 15th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.

2011-12:
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:

Recorded a season-best mark of 4.91m in the pole vault for a third place finish at the Lyle Bennett Open... Placed second in the pole vault (4.88m) at the MSU Spartan Invitational... Competed in the pole vault with a mark of 4.75m at the Raleigh Relays...Participated at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships.
INDOOR:
At the Big Ten Indoor Championships, he reached a height of 4.87m... Hit a mark of 4.86m in the pole vault at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... In the Notre Dame Invitational, he posted a height of 4.75m... Reached a height of 4.85m at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open.

2010-11:
• U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Honoree
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
• Big Ten Outdoor Championships (3rd place)
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:: Placed second in pole vault at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational with a jump of 5.03m ... Finished second with a vault of 4.93m at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Recorded another second-place finish in pole vault at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational with a jump of 4.85m ... Vaulted a distance of 5.00m at the Drake Relays ... Placed third with a vault of 4.95m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Recorded a vault of 4.90m at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round.
INDOOR: Vaulted a distance of 4.60m at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational ... Finished third at the Notre Dame Invitational with a vault of 4.85m ... Recorded a jump of 4.60m in pole vault at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Placed sixth with a vault of 4.80m at the GVSU Big Meet ... Vaulted a distance of 4.88m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Competed in the pole vault ... Recorded a height of 4.73m (15-6¼) at the Indiana State Quad ... Set a mark of 4.60m (15-1) at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... Participated at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships.

High School:
Four year letterwiner in track and field at Winston Churchill ... Conference champion is 2007 and 2008 ... Regional champion in 2007-2009. All-state and Academic all-state 2007-2009 ... Team captain 2008 and 2009 ... Member of Skysharks Athletic Pole Vault Club ... National champion USATF Youth Championships in 2009 ... Also lettered in soccer.

Personal:
Born on May 31, 1991 ... Son of William and Debra Peterman ... Sister, Jane Thackaberry, was member of Detroit Mercy's gymnastic and pole vault team ... Brother, Kevin Peterman, pole vaulted for University of Michigan (2005-2006).

SHOP NOW

at the official
Online Store

    Twitter
    • Loading Tweets...
      1 second ago