Cara Engel
    Cara  Engel

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Grayslake, Ill.

    High School:
    Grayslake Central HS

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    Birthdate:
    08/10/1995

    Experience:
    JR


    02/05/2016

    Salukis tally four wins on day one of Don DeNoon Invitational

    Both the men's and women's teams sit in first place

    05/21/2015

    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.

    05/20/2015

    Saluki Track and Field earns 19 MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    For SIU, 19 is the most MVC Scholar-Athletes since 2011 (19).

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/16/2015

    Saluki men and women both in second after incredible Day Two of MVC Outdoor Championships

    SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/06/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day One

    Photos from Day One of Saluki track and Field's 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 6, 2015.

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.

    01/10/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day One

    Day One of the Saluki Open, Jan. 10, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2014-15
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    MVC Honor Roll
    Scored team points with a sixth place finish, clearing a personal-best 3.88m at the MVC Indoor Championships...Finished second at the Saluki Fast Start Meet with a then-PR of 3.82m...Cleared 3.72m at the EIU Friday Night Special, taking third...Tallied five top-5 finishes indoors...Set a new outdoor PR by clearing 4.00m at the Tennessee Relays, winning the event...Finished first at the Bryan Clay Invite...Scored team points with a seventh place finish at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Tallied four top-3 finishes in seven outdoor meets.

    2013-14
    MVC Academic Honor Roll...Cleared 3.53m to place second in pole vault at the SIU Invitational...Competed in pole vault and the 4x400m in seven indoor meets...Competed in pole vault in six outdoor meets.

    High School
    Competed in gymnastics as well as track and field...Competed in the 400m, 4x4, 4x2 and pole vault...Posted a personal best of 10-6 in pole vault.

    Personal
    Born on Aug. 10, 1995, in Grayslake, Ill., to Kenneth and Constance Engel...Father works with Allstate while mother works with Aon Hewitt...Father was a swimmer at Lake Forest College...Has one sibling, Marissa (19)...Majoring in exercise science.