Erin Goggins
Erin Goggins
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hastings, Mich.
High School: Hastings
Events: Sprints/Jumps
Major: Secondary Education/English

College Career

Personal Bests (Year):

Pole Vault: 3.42 meters (2018) *Alma College All-Time Record

60-meter dash: 8.52 seconds (2016)

100-meter dash: 13.75 seconds (2016)

200-meter dash: 28.55 seconds (2016)

Javelin: 28.06 meters (2017)

2018 Outdoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on April 2 for her school-record performance in pole vault (3.42 meters) at the Calvin College Double Dual.
  • Named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on March 26 after a third-place pole vault performance at the Polar Bear Invitational.
  • Finished second in the MIAA in pole vault at the Outdoor Championships.
  • Finshed fourth or better in pole vault at all but one meet (MSU Spartan Invitational).

2017-18 Indoor:

  • Competed in seven meets.
  • Named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on Feb. 19 for her pole vault performance at the GVSU Tune-Up.
  • Runner-up at the MIAA Indoor Championships in the pole vault.
  • Took first-place finishes among non-NCAA I competition in both the pole vault and 200-meter dash at the Jack Skoog Invitational.
  • Also claimed victory in the pole vault at the Defiance College Invitational.

2017 Outdoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on Apr. 10 for her victory in Pole Vault at the Ferris State Bulldog Open.
  • Conference runner-up in Pole Vault with a personal-best jump of 3.35 meters.
  • Finished second in Pole Vault at the MIAA Field Day, Calvin College Tune-Up, and Charles A. Gray Invitational.
  • Member of the second-place 4x400-meter team at the Charles A. Gray Invitational.
  • Member of the third-place 4x100-meter team at the Charles A. Gray Invtitational.
  • Set personal-best 28.06 meters in Javelin at the Cedarville Yellow Jacket Open.

2016-17 Indoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • MIAA Champion in Pole Vault.
  • Named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 17 for her performance at the Jack Skoog Open.
  • Set career-best jump of 3.27 meters in Pole Vault at the Aquinas College Little Meet.
  • Finished first place in Pole Vault at four meets, second place in the remaining two.
  • Set season-best 60 meter run at the SVSU Holiday Open with a time of 8.69.
  • Recorded best 200 meter run performance of the season at the Jack Skoog Open with a time of 29.13.

2016 Outdoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Competed in six meets.
  • Finished second at the MIAA Championships in the pole vault with a jump of 3.15 meters.
  • First place at the Jim Cole Invitational in the pole vault.
  • First place at the Northwood GO MAD Open in the pole vault.
  • Member of the first place 4x400 relay team at the NorthWood GO MAD Open.
  • Recorded a career best jump of 3.20 meters at the Calvin College Tune-Up and finished second. 

2015-16 Indoor:

  • Competed in six meets.
  • All-MIAA after a first place finish in the pole vault with a jump of 3.15 meters.
  • Second place in the pole vault at the Defiance College Invitational.
  • Recorded a career best of 28.55 in the 200 meter.
  • Recorded a career best of 8.52 in the 60 meter.

High School: Won at Corunna Invitational and Hastings Relays ... Varsity volleyball captain for two years ... Starting forward for two years of varsity basketball ... Captain for two years on Track and Field ... MVP and All-Conference in the OK Gold Conference ... State qualifier for pole-vault junior and senior year ... All-State for Track and Field ... School record-holder for indoor and outdoor pole vault records. 

 Community Service: YMCA worker ... Galaxy volleyball coach ... Weekly Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer ... Vacation Bible School volunteer ... "Like a Girl" program guest speaker. 

Personal: Also enjoys sewing, painting, playing with dogs, playing volleyball, and watching TV ... Chose Alma College for the small-town feel similar to her hometown and loved the campus and professors upon visiting.