Ondrej Honka
Ondrej Honka
Year: GR
Hometown: Opava, Czech Republic
High School: Slezske Gymnasium
Events: Pole Vault
Major: Supply Chain Management

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 60m Hurdles: 8.72 (2014-15 at Boston University Terrier Classic)
    • Pole Vault: 5.15m (2015-16 at New England Championship)
    • Long Jump: 6.07m (2014-15 at Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational)
    • Heptathlon: 5271 pts. (2014-15 at Atlantic 10 Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • Pole Vault: 5.15m (2015-16 at Florida Relays)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Outdoor A-10 Runner Up (Pole Vault)
  • 2017 USTFCCCA All Academic Team
  • 2017 Elizabeth Holmes Award Winner
  • 2017 Outdoor NEICAAA Champion (Pole Vault)
  • 2017 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Pole Vault)
  • 2017 Atlantic 10 Indoor Academic All-Conference Team
  • 2017 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (Pole Vault, Heptathlon)
  • 2016 Outdoor East Regional Qualifier (Pole Vault)
  • 2016 USTFCCCA All Academic Team
  • 2016 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Academic All Conference Team
  • 2016 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Pole Vault)
  • 2016 Outdoor NEICAAA Champion (Pole Vault)
  • 1x Atlantic 10 Outdoor Performer of the Week (Apr. 5, 2016)
  • 2016 Indoor NEICAAA Champion (Pole Vault)
  • 2015 USTFCCCA All Academic Team
  • 2015 Atlantic 10 Indoor Academic All Conference Team
  • 2015 Indoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Pole Vault)
  • 3x A-10 Indoor Performer of the Week (Jan. 20, 2015; Feb. 17, 2015; Feb. 7, 2017)

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the pole vault (4.80m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished fourth in the pole vault (4.87m) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
    • Placed second in the pole vault (4.70m) at the Holy Cross Classic.
    • Placed second in the pole vault (4.85m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the pole vault (5.08m) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Did not compete.

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the pole vault (5.00m) at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational.
    • Placed third in the pole vault (4.85m) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Didn't place in the pole vault at the Penn Relays.
    • Won the pole vault (4.70m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Co-champion in the pole vault (5.08m) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished fourth in pole vault (4.80m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in pole vault (5.05m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished second in pole vault (5.05m) at the Armory Track Invitational.
    • Won pole vault (4.90m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished second in the pole vault (4.80m) and the heptathlon (4854 pts.) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished first in pole vault (5.10m) at the New England Championship.
    • Won pole vault (5.05m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won pole vault (4.86m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Second in pole vault (5.15m) in the college division at the Florida Relays.
  • Indoor:
    • Won pole vault (5.15m) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed seventh in pole vault (4.70m) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.

2014-15 

  • Outdoor:
    • Won the pole vault (16' 6.75") at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed second in the pole vault, (4.80m) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Won the pole vault, (4.80m), and the heptathlon, (5271 points) at the Atlantic 10 Championship. In the heptathlon, he won the pole vault, (4.91m), and the 1000m run, (2:39.64). He was second in the 60m dash, (7.23s), third in the 60m hurdles, (8.55s), fifth in the long jump, (6.41m), and shot put, (11.18m), and seventh in the high jump, (1.80m).
    • Won the pole vault, (5.10m) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Won the pole vault, (4.96m), and finished 11th in the long jump, (6.07m) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Placed seventh in the pole vault, (4.70m), and 37th in the 60m hurdles, (8.72s) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Tied for fifth in the pole vault, (4.65m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Won the heptathlon with a score of 4965, won the pole vault, (4.90m), and the 1000m run, (2:43.86). Finished second in the 60m hurdles, (8.83s), fourth in the 60m dash, (7.40s), fifth in the long jump, (6.07m), fifth in the high jump, (1.79m), and sixth in the shot put, (10.30m) at the URI Heptathlon. Was named Atlantic 10 Co-Performer of the Week for his efforts.

2013-14

  • Outdoor:
    • Did not compete.
  • Indoor: 
    • Finished tenth in the pole vault (4.66m) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished third in the pole vault (4.65m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.

High School

  • Attended Slezske Gymnasium Opava.
  • Member of the track & field team.
  • 10th place, European Qualification for YOG Moskow 2010.
  • 12 place, 1st Youth Olympic Games in Singapore 2010.
  • 2x National Champion U16.
  • 2x National Champion U18.
  • 7x National Champion U20.

Personal

  • Born May 13, 1993.
  • Son of Radka Honkova and Ladislav Honka.
  • Has one sister, Petra.
  • Interests include playing the guitar, playing piano and music.
  • Favorite athlete is Bjorn Otto and favorite sports teams include the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.
  • Majoring in Supply Chain Management.