Alexis Romero

Position Pole Vault
Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Reno, Nev.
High School Wooster HS

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2018 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2018 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2018 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award
2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2017 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2014-15 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

 

2019 OUTDOOR (Sr.)
Recorded a new personal-best mark in the pole vault at the Texas Relays (3/27-3/30), clearing 4.21 meters (13-9.75 ft.) to finish tied for ninth and become the No. 7 performer in KU history … Won the pole vault at the Battle on the Bayou (4/6) with a mark of 4.17 meters (13-8.25 ft.) … Recorded her second-straight victory in the pole vault, clearing a new personal-best mark of 4.23 meters (13-10.5 ft.) at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20).

2019 INDOOR (Sr.)
Finished second in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.01 meters (13-1.75 ft.) at the Bob Timmons Challenge (11/30) … Recorded a fifth place finish at the National Pole Vault Summit (1/19) with a clearance of 3.95 meters (12-11.5 ft.) … Posted a second place finish at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26), with a mark of 4.01 meters (13-1.75 ft.) … Recorded a second place finish at the Texas Tech Open (2/1-2/2) with a mark of 4.07 meters (13-4.25 ft.) … Won the pole vault at the Arkansas Qualifier (2/15) with a mark of 4.08 meters (13-4.5 ft.) … Finished tied for fourth place in the pole vault with a mark of 4.13 meters (13-6.5 ft.) at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23).

2018 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Placed sixth in the pole vault at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (3/24) with a clearance of 3.95 meters (12-11.5 ft.) … Finished fourth in the premiere pole vault competition at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6-7) with a clearance of 4.00 meters (13-1.5 ft.) … Placed third in the pole vault at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a clearance of 4.01 meters (13-1.75 ft.) … Finished second in the vault at the Ward Haylett Invitational (5/5) with a jump of 3.89 meters (12-9 ft.) … Placed ninth in the pole vault at the Big 12 Championship (5/11-13) with a clearance of 4.04 meters (13-3 ft.) … Finished 17th in the pole vault at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/24-26) with a clearance of 4.08 meters (13-4.5 ft.).

2018 INDOOR (Jr.)
Finished fourth in the pole vault at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/2) and the Arkansas Invitational (1/12) with clearances of 3.67 meters (12-0.5 ft.) and 4.09 meters (13-5 ft.), respectively … Finished fifth with a vault of 3.98 meters (13-0.75 ft.) at the Mark Colligan Memorial (1/20) … Notched a third-place finish at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.04 meters (13-3 ft.) … Finished fifth at the Rod McCravy Memorial (2/3) with a clearance of 3.78 meters (12-4.75 ft.) … Finished third in the pole vault at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/23-24) with a clearance of 4.09 meters (13-5 ft.).

2017 OUTDOOR (R-So.)
Placed 12th at the Texas Relays (3/29-4/1) in the pole vault with a clearance of 3.91 meters (12-10 ft.) … Finished ninth in the pole vault with a height of 3.91 meters (12-10 ft.) at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6-8) … Vaulted to a second-place finish at the Kansas Relays with a clearance of 4.17 meters (13-8.25 ft.) … Took second at the Rock Chalk Classic with a vault of 4.08 meters (13-4.5 ft.) … Finished third at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship (5/14) in the pole vault with a personal-best clearance of 4.21 meters (13-9.75 ft.) … Finished 21st at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/25-27) in the pole vault with a mark of 4.20 meters (13-9.25 ft.).

2017 INDOOR (R-So.)
Finished fifth at the Rod McCravy Memorial (1/20-21) in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.10 meters (13-5.25 ft.) … Took second at the Jayhawk Classic (1/26-27) with a vault of 3.88 meters (12-8.75 ft.) … Recorded a season-best clearance at the Tyson Invitational (2/10-11) with a mark of 4.15 meters (13-7.25 ft.) to finish fifth … Finished fifth at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/24-25) in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.08 meters (13-4.5 ft.).

2016 OUTDOOR (So.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2016 INDOOR (So.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2015 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Turned in an impressive debut season for the Jayhawks, posting three 13-foot clearances and a pair of top-three finishes … Became first KU freshman to clear 4.10 meters (13-5.5 ft.), topping that bar at the Baylor Invitational (4/3), good for a third-place finish … Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary (5/30), where she took 34th overall after vaulting a height of 3.99 meters (13-1 ft.) … Cleared 4.05 meters (13-3.5 ft.) and finished 12th at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/11) … Claimed 14th at the Big 12 Championships (5/17) by way of a 3.78 meter (12-4.75 ft.) clearance … Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic squad … Named to the Big 12’s Academic All-Rookie Team.

2015 INDOOR (Fr.)
Took the pole vault title at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6/14) in her first outing as a Jayhawk, topping the bar at 3.80 meters (12-5.5 ft.) … Got over the four-meter mark for the first time at the UCS Pole Vault Summit (1/17) when she cleared 4.00 meters (13-1.5 ft.) … Added a scoring performance at the Big 12 Championships (2/28) when she topped 3.79 meters (12-5.25 ft), which earned her an eighth-place finish … Earned the runner-up finish at the Bill Easton Classic (1/9) after clearing 3.80 meters (12-5.5 ft.).

HIGH SCHOOL
Won four letters in track & field under head coach Randy Bryant at Wooster HS … Two-time Nevada Pole Vault State Champion (2013, 2014) … Set a Nevada State meet and school record with a vault of 12-8 ft., in 2014 … Cleared a personal-best mark of 13-2 ft., and took first at the National Pole Vault Summit (2014) … Selected twice to the Nevada First Team All-League (2013, 2014).

PERSONAL
Daughter of J.R. and Renne Romero … Younger sister to Kevin … Majoring in exercise science.