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  Brandon Hierholzer
Brandon Hierholzer


Placerville, Calif.

High School:
El Dorado HS

Last College:
American River College

Pole Vault



Fifteen 49ers Named to MPSF Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team

Eleven men, four women garner all-academic recognition


Alexander Tops Own School Record on First Day of MPSF Indoor Championships

Freshman Willie Alexander finished third in the long jump with a program-best 25-00


Long Beach State Posts Four Individual Victories at Air Force Team Challenge

Freshman Willie Alexander registered a school record in the long jump


49ers finish strong with four individual victories on final day of Big West Championships

LBSU men finish second, women take third


LBSU kicks off Big West Championships with decathlon, heptathlon this weekend

Six 49ers to compete in Big West multi-events at Anteater Stadium

Pole Vault: 16-05.25

Pole Vault: 16-00.75

2013: Redshirted the outdoor season ... Matched his indoor best of 16-00.75 at the Air Force Team Challenge (T8th) ... Tied for 11th at the MPSF Championships (15-10).

2012: Was the 49ers' top finisher in the pole vault at the Big West Championships, coming in sixth overall (15-11) ... Won the event at the Triton Invitational with a lifetime-best 16-05.25 ... Added third-place performances at the Beach Classic, Big West Challenge and Steve Scott Invitational ... Also competed in two meets during the indoor season ... Took fourth at the Run for the Dream meet and fifth at the Air Force Team Challenge with a season-best 16-00.75.

Junior College: Competed two years in track & field at American River College in Sacramento ... Led the Beavers to the state title in 2011 ... Squad also won the Northern California and Big 8 championships ... Claimed the conference and Nor Cal titles in the pole vault ... Took third at the state championships and was the runner-up at the NorCal meet in 2010 ... Established a then lifetime-best 16-04.75 as a sophomore.

High School: Lettered two years in track & field at El Dorado High School ... Finished second in the pole vault at the league and section championships as a senior ... Cleared a season-best 14-04.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology with an option in physical education.