Desiree Freier

RS-Sr | 5-0 | Pole Vault | Fort Worth, Texas | Northwest HS


  • 2015 USATF Junior runner-up
  • Six-time All-American
  • Two-time SEC All-Freshman team
  • Arkansas indoor all-time bests – No. 6 pole vault
  • Arkansas outdoor all-time bests – No. 6 pole vault

Senior (2019)
Competed in 11 meets… Earned First-team All-American honors in the PV at the NCAA Indoor Championships finishing fourth clearing a lifetime-best 4.46m (14-7.50)… Earned Second-Team All-American honors in the PV at the NCAA Outdoor Championships finishing ninth… Qualified for the USATF Championships

Junior (2018)
Competed in six meets during the indoor season… Recorded a personal-best mark of 4.41m (14′-5.50″) at the NCAA Indoor Championships in a fifth-place finish… Recorded three top-three finishes…

Redshirt Sophomore (2017)
Two-time first team All-American … Returned to competition with a third-place finish at the Arkansas Invitational after a year of rehabilitation for an injury sustained in summer 2015 … Cleared an indoor PR of 14-3.25 at the Tyson Invitational, placing fourth … Finished eighth at the SEC Indoor Championships, scoring one point towards the Razorbacks conference title … Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships … Capped her indoor season, notching her second 14-foot clearance of the year, which earned her sixth place at the national meet … Started outdoor season strong, finishing third at the Baylor Invitational with a collegiate PR of 14-4.50 … Completed the regular season with back-to-back top-three finishes at the SEC Relays and Arkansas Twilight … Earned second-team All-SEC honors at the league outdoor championships off a 14-4 clearance, good for a bronze medal … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Capped her second year competing for Arkansas placing eighth at the national meet.

Sophomore (2016)
Utilized a redshirt during her sophomore season.

Freshman (2015)
Finished as the second-best collegian at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet posting first 14 foot clearance of season … Named to SEC indoor All-Freshman team for her fourth-place finish in the pole vault … Qualified for the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships … Earned Second Team All-American honors … Posted her second 14 foot clearance of the year with a collegiate personal-best 4.35m/14-3.25 at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays to finish sixth … Placed in the top three in four out of seven outdoor meets … Named to the SEC outdoor All-Freshman team … Qualified for the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships … Earned First Team All-American honors for her fifth-place finish at the national meet … Finished as the runner-up at the 2015 USA Junior Championships.

High School
2014 Texas Gatorade Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year … 2014 World junior championships runner-up … 2014 USA junior champion … 2014 New Balance indoor and outdoor national champion … Three-time 5A Texas state champion … Career-best clearance of 4.45m/14-7.25

Born July 24, 1996 … Daughter of Donnie Freier and George and Rachel Rodriguez … Majoring in pre-physiology … Pursuing her goal to represent the U.S. team at the 2020 Olympics