w-track Maria Hacker Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

  Maria Hacker
Maria Hacker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Branford, Conn.

High School:
Branford

Event:
Sprints/Pole Vault


2013 (Sophomore): Had a top-10 pole vault finish at the MAAC Outdoor Championships, with a mark of 2.67m... Notched a PR and seventh-place finish in the pole vault at the indoor conference championships... Ran the 60m sprint at the John Covert Classic in 8.92, finishing 28th... Made collegiate debut in the 100m at the Towson Invite, setting a PR of 13.90.

2012 (Freshman): Notched a PR in the pole vault at the MAAC Outdoor Championships, finising ninth with a mark of 2.35m... Had a PR in the 200, clocking a time of 29.53 at the Towson Invite... Had a personal-best time of 8.76 in the 60-meter dash at the Lehigh Covert Classic... Notched a PR of 29.59 in the 200 at the Patriot Games... Placed seventh in the pole vault at the MAAC Indoor Championships with a mark of 2.30 meters in her first time competing in the event.

Before Loyola: Earned All-State, All-Area (bestowed by the New Haven Register), and All-SCC as a gymnast.

Personal: Maria June Hacker... Daughter of Ann and Robert Hacker... Has two brothers, Robby and Steven... Was a member of National Honor Society, Foreign Language National Honor Society... Earned a spot on Branford High School's High Honor Roll... Before joining the track and field team, Hacker participated in USA gymnastics for 14 years.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:
60m:8.76 (Lehigh Covert Classic, 2/4/12)
200m: 29.59 (Patriot Games, 1/28/12)
Pole Vault: 2.70m (MAAC Championships, 2/15/13)

Outdoor:
100m: 13.90 (Towson Invite, 3.30/13)
200m: 29.53 (Towson Invite, 3/31/12)
Pole Vault: 2.67m (MAAC Championships, 5/5/13)