Liam Ackerman
Liam Ackerman
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: John A. Ferguson Senior High School
Position: Pole Vault
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Collegiate Personal Bests
PV - 15', 3" (4.65m)

2017-18: All-New England in the pole vault... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Finished fourth in the pole vault at the D3 New England Indoor Championship with a height of 15 feet, 1.5 inches... Was second in the pole vault at the Boston University Last Chance Qualifier with a season-best 15 feet, three inches... Competed in nine meets... Was third at the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier at 14 feet, 9.5 inches.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science... Conducted research at the Roshenaw Heat Transfer Laboratory working on developing Intelligent Selective Electrodialysis technology through chemical testing, patent writing and primary market research.

High School: Seven-time letter winner in indoor and outdoor track and field at John A. Ferguson Senior High School... Two-time indoor national qualifier in the pole vault... Indoor New York State Qualifier in the pole vault... Indoor varsity catholic state champion... Two-time Long Island Elite Meet champion... Three-time New Jersey Beach Vault champion... Freshman indoor city championship champion and meet record holder... Personal bests of 14 feet, six inches indoors and 14 feet, seven inches outdoors... Also played football his freshman and sophomore years... Member of the National Honor Society, the Math Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Science Honor Society and English Honor Society... Class representative as a freshman and sophomore... Publicist and tutor for the Ferguson Writing Center... Member of the St. Anthony's Friar Faithful Club... AP Scholar with Honor... High Honors student... Received the St. Bonaventure Award.... National Merit Scholar Commended Student.