Erica Hoernig
Erica Hoernig

Player Profile

Newport Beach, CA

High School:
Foothill HS


Pole Vault

2000 — As a junior, Hoernig qualified for the U. S. Trials, NCAA Outdoor (was sick for the final, placing (15th, 12-3.50), was second at the Pac-10 (personal-best 13-7, same height as winning teammate Tracy O’Hara, No. 2 in school history, No. 3 in Pac-10 history, No. 14 on 2000 U. S. list), 11th (12-3.50) at the NCAA Indoor and 13th (13-0.25) at the U. S. Indoor … Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 … Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for 2000 spring and winter quarters

1999 — For the second consecutive year, Hoernig earned All-America at the NCAA Indoor, placing fourth (season-best indoor 12-11.50, No. 16 in the U. S.) … Was also 10th at the USA Indoor (11-11.75) … MPSF Indoor All-Academic (3.14gpa) … At the NCAA Outdoor, she was 11th (12-5.50) and at the Pac-10, Hoernig was third (12-3.50) … Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10… Season-best outdoors of 12-8 … Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for fall and spring quarters.

1998 — Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor, placing sixth (12-1H, indoor season-best, No. 40 on the U. S. list) … At the USA Indoor meet, Hoernig was fifth (11-11I) … Outdoors, at the Pac-10, she placed fourth, 11-9I … Athletic Director’s honor roll for spring quarter.

1997 — Redshirt… Season-outdoor best was 12-0I … Fall and spring, Hoernig was on the Athletic Director’s honor roll.

High School — Versatile athlete at Foothill HS, lettering in track as a sprinter/vaulter and in basketball as a guard … In 1996, she competed in the U. S Olympic Trials in the vault (ninth-place, 11-5I) and also was the CIF Div. II champion.

Personal — Geography/environmental science major … Name pronounced Air-e-ka Hor-nig … Born Oct. 19, 1978.