Luke Bendick

Pole Vault

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Powell, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy Liberty
  • Major History

Ohio State Overview
• Luke is a sophomore who is majoring in history.
• He is a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2019-20, 2020-21)
• Competed as a true freshman as the 2020 Big Ten indoor championships and as a sophomore at the 2021 Big Ten indoor championships (finished seventh).

• 2020-21 Academic All-Big Ten Honoree and USTFCCCA All-Academic Honoree

More on Luke
• Luke took third at the 2020 OHSAA state indoor track and field championships in the pole vault, clearing 15-10.
• He was second as a senior at the 2020 OHSAA outdoor championships, clearing 16-0.
• His fine senior season including winning the Ohio Capital Conference-Buckeye Division title with a league-record jump of 15-9, winning the District 2 title (15-6) and winning regionals (16-4 ¾).
• Also qualified for the state meet as a junior.

As a Sophomore
• Finished seventh at the 2021 Big Ten indoor championships in the pole vault

• Season Bests (I): 5.05/16-6 ¾ (Pole Vault)
• Season Bests (O): 5.31/17-5 (Pole Vault)