Cimran Virdi
Cimran Virdi
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Walnut Creek, Calif.
High School: Las Lomas
Position: Pole Vault
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2014: NCAA Champion … All-American (pole vault outdoor) … All-American (pole vault indoor) … NEWMAC All-Conference (pole vault) … (Outdoor): earned All-America accolades with a runner-up finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (5/24), breaking the school record with a final height of 13-05.25 …earned All-Conference honors for winning the event with a height of 12-07.50 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) … won the pole vault contest in seven of the eight contests she competed in … (Indoor): was named the NCAA Champion in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/15) with a personal best height of 12-11.50 … is the first MIT woman to win an individual event at NCAAs … came in second at the ECAC Championships (3/8) with a final height of 12-04.75 … finished in the top three in the pole vault in all ten indoor competitions she competed in.

2013: NEWMAC All-Conference (Pole Vault) … (indoor): finished fourth in the pole vault with a vault of 10-11.75 at the Terrier Classic (1/25) … vaulted an 11-03.75 at the New England Division III Championships (2/16), coming fifth … improved further with her vault of 12-00.00 at the Tufts Last Chance Meet (3/02), finishing in third place … (outdoor): was second in the pole vault in 3.35m at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … finished in second place at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27) with a vault of 3.55m … came in fifth at ECACs (5/16) when she cleared the bar in 3.55m.

Off the Track: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science … conducted a UROP at CSAIL working with the LIS group.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Las Lomas High School … Scholar Athlete Award … Most Valuable Athlete Award … Easy Bay Top 100 Athletes of the Year … four-time varsity letterwinner … also played tennis … captain … president of the Science Club … president of the French Club.