Dana Tessmer
Dana  Tessmer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dexter, Mich.

High School:
Dexter

Event:
Pole Vault

Major:
Marketing


05/05/2018

OAKLAND TALLIES FOUR FIRST PLACE FINISHES ON DAY TWO OF LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Andrew Storm and Gabby Cyriax set new school records in long jump and discus respectively

04/14/2018

TRACK & FIELD CLAIM NUMEROUS FIRST PLACE FINISHES AT 2018 GOLDEN GRIZZLIES INVITE

Zach Stadnika broke his own school record in the decathlon

04/06/2018

TRACK AND FIELD TAKES ON RIVAL DETROIT FOR 13TH ANNUAL DETROIT DUAL

Both men’s and women’s teams will compete on Saturday, April 7 beginning at 2:30 p.m.

02/24/2018

OAKLAND RECORDS THREE FIRST PLACE FINISHES ON FIRST DAY OF HORIZON LEAGUE TRACK AND FIELD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Schneider, Mergens and women's distance medley team capture titles

01/25/2018

TRACK AND FIELD TRAVELS TO SVSU FOR TWO DAY JET'S PIZZA INVITE

Both men's and women's teams compete on Friday, Jan. 26 starting at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 27, starting at 11 a.m.

02/26/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2 Photos by Jose Juarez

02/25/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 1

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 1 Photos by: Jose Juarez

2017 Indoor:
Placed first for pole vault (11 ft., 5.75 in.) at the Jack Skoog Open (Jan. 13)
Placed second for pole vault (11 ft., 11.25 in.) at the SVSU Jet’s Pizza Invitational (Jan. 27-28)
Placed third for pole vault (11 ft., 6.5 in.) at the YSU National Invite (Feb. 3-4)
Placed second for pole vault (11 ft., 9.75 in.) at the Tiffin Dragon Invite (Feb. 11)
Captured the individual pole vault title at the Horizon League Indoor Championships (Feb. 25-26) and broke her own school record (12 ft., 4.5 in.)  

2017 Outdoor:
Placed third for pole vault (11 ft., 11.75 in.) at the Tennessee Rust Buster (March 25)
Placed first for pole vault (11 ft., 5.75 in.) at Oakland vs. Detroit (April 8)
Placed first and set outdoor PR for pole vault (12 ft., 1.5 in.) at the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Invite (April 14-15)
Placed second for pole vault (11 ft., 11.75 in.) at the Horizon League Outdoor Track & Field Championship (May 5-7)


2016 Outdoor:

Owned the top team mark in the pole vault with a mark of 11 ft., 2.25 in.

2016 Indoor:
▪ Placed third in pole vault at the 2016 Horizon League Indoor Championships with a PR and team-best mark of 11 ft., 9.75 in. helping Oakland win the first title in program history
▪ Finished fourth in pole vault (10 ft., 10.25 in.) at the Tiffin Dragon Invite and fourth (10 ft., 6.75 in.) at the Hillsdale Tune-Up

Personal:
Birthdate: Aug. 19, 1997
Parents: Lisa, Mother | Stephen, Father
Siblings: Joey, Brother | Maddy, Sister

Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
Pole Vault 11 ft., 2.25 in. (Hillsdale Gine Relays - April 30, 2016)
DMR 11:55.18* (YSU National Invite - Feb. 3, 3017)
Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
Pole Vault 12 ft. 1.5 inches* (Golden Grizzly Invite - April 14, 2017)

Golden Grizzlies Photo Galleries