Michael Juergens
Michael Juergens
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Sr./-
Hometown: St. Clair, Mo.
High School: St. Clair HS
Position: PV/Dec

2013-14: Has one year of indoor eligibility remaining.

2012-13: Indoor: Finishing third in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor National Championships earning his first All-American honors where he vaulted 16-8.75...Earned All-MIAA honors finishing second at the MIAA Championships where he vaulted 4.96m (16-3.25)...Won the pole vault at the UCM Classic where he vaulted 4.93m (16-2)...Finished second at the MSSU Lion Invite vaulting 4.9m (16-0.75)...Finished 10th at the KU Classic vaulting 4.91m (16-1.25)...Finished third at the MSSU Open Invite vaulting 4.65m (15-3) while taking second at the MSSU Early Bird Open vaulting 4.73m (15-6.25)....Outdoor: Finished 11th in the pole vault at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships vaulting 16-2.75...Earned All-MIAA honors finishing second at the MIAA Championships with a vault of 4.97m (16-3.5)...Won the pole vault at the MSSU Last Chance Meet vaulting 4.97m (16-3.5)...Won the pole vault at Bill Williams/ Bob Laptad Invite vaulting 5.11m (16-9.25)...Won the pole vault at the Dewey Allgood Invite hosted by Missouri S&T vaulting 5.06m (16-7.25)...Won the pole vault at the PSU Gorilla Classic vaulting 5.18m (17-0) while also long jumping 6.66m (21-10.25) finishing 10th...Finished second in the pole vault at the ESU Relays vaulting 4.9m (16-0.75)...Finshed second at the PSU Gorilla Classic with a vault of 5.02m.

2011-12: Indoor: Redshirted....Outdoor: Narrowly missed out on being an All-American in pole vault, taking 13th at the NCAA Championships clearing a height of 15-7 .... Runner-up in the pole vault at the Pitt State Gorilla Classic vaulting 4.8m (15-9) ... Tied for 7th at the PSU Wendy's Open vaulting 4.35m (14-03.25) ... Vaulted 4.71m (15-05.5) at the John McDowell Invite, taking 6th place.

2010-11: Indoor: Qualified in the Hepathon while taking 8th place and scoring 4626 points for the Southern Lions at the MIAA Conference Championships (2/25/11)... Juergens landed another qualification at the MIAA Conference CHampionships (2/25/11) in the pole vault at 16'0.75"... Clocked at 8.81 in the 60m hurdles at Central Missouri Men's Mule Relay (1/29/11). Juergens was All-Conference at the MIAA Indoor Championships in the Pole Vault...Outdoor: Pole Vaulted 16'6.75" while qualifying at Arkansas Spring Invitational (4/2/11).

2009-10: Indoor: Ran the 60m Hurdles in 9.06 at Radio Shack Invite (1/22/10-1/23/10)… Juergens vaulted at the Mule Relays (2/6/10) with a height of 15-07.00… Competed at the MIAA Indoor Championships (3/1/10) in Pole Vault with a mark of 15-03.50...Outdoor: Juergens competed at ESU Last Chance (5/15/10) in the Pole Vault event and hit a mark of 4.72m… With a mark of 4.83m at MIAA Championship (5/8/09-5/9/09) he competed in the Pole Vault event…

In High School: Juergens is a native of St. Clair, Mo. and was a four-year letterwinner in track and three-year winner in football at St. Clair High School ... A multi event runner at St. Clair, he was an All-State pick his freshman year, as well as All-Conference and All-District ... He holds the school record in the pole vault, vaulting to a height of 14-6 ... Juergens also helped his team to four-straight conference championships in track, and a quarterfinal appearance in football. 

Personal: The son of Jim and Tracy Juergens, Michael is undecided on his major at Southern.