Featured Athlete: Rebecca Glon

Peter Griffith

(Brent Schwert)

Maybe it’s something in the air. Oshkosh annually hosts the largest air show in the world, but the past two times Lawrence senior Rebecca Glon has visited UW-Oshkosh, she has put on an air show of her own. Back Feb. 18, Glon set a LU indoor pole-vaulting record at a meet in Oshkosh. This weekend at the UW-Oshkosh Invitational she set the outdoor record in the same event, clearing 9 feet 6 1/4 inches to break the mark of 9-1 set in 2004 by Mary Markowitz. Year: Senior

Major: Computer Science/Math

Hometown: Roscoe, Ill.

Proudest LU athletics moment: “Helping our women’s team earn 13 times as many points at Indoor Conference this year as we had last year.”

Favorite Lawrence professor: Professor Gregg

Favorite Downer dessert: Pumpkin squares with cheesecake frosting

Favorite thing to pole vault over: “Anything with a pit – aka large mat – underneath it.

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