The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Project
The Warwick Center Fiberglass Barn
Warwick,New York
USATF Club # 06-1129

The Pre-Season on Fiberglass is now in the books….. It’s time to line it up at the meets!!!

The 106 Flying Circus vaulters..2016 Edition …. are ready..willing…. and able to move into the Indoor Track & Field Competitive season this week. Let the Games Begin !!!!!

The Circus Tour will be on display in many different venues this coming weekend…starting with Friday Night (Dec. 18) at the OCL Meets at West Point at 6PM…Then on to Ocean Breeze,Staten Island on Saturday for the Bishop Loughlin Games and The New Balance Armory Hall of Fame meet on Saturday afternoon for some more Fiber-Fireworks. Some vaulters will be heading to Drew University and others to RCC,NY. We want to report any and all results every Sunday evening in this weekly VAULT NEWSLETTER.. You must e-mail your results by 6pm every Sunday to get you name UP-IN-LIGHTS to all 880 e-mail pole vault enthusiasts and college coaches. Let’s get your performances world-wide recognition. We are proud of you and your commitment to our sport. E-MAIL Results to coachst@gmail.com !!!!!!

Congrats to Kalli Manly of Burnt Hills,NY for flying to gold on Saturday at Union Section 2 meet with her 11′ 4″ clear in the No Spike meet. The Citadel bound Manly was close at National Standard of 11′ 6″ on all three jumps for Coach Duffy’s speedster…. Up at West Point..it was John S.Burke ‘s Junior Colleen Leahey winning gold for the Eagles…. and Saturday Sophia Alter(Rondout Valley) set an official School Record of 10′ 7″ in flats also..followed by Soph Kristin Lubeski(monroe) 10′ 0″ and Warwick Valley’s 8th grader Genevieve Reilly placing third in her first real HS meet. The Boys also enjoyed the new West Point Vaulting pit..with Isaac Heatly(Warwick) winning at 12′ 7″ … Soph Dane Sorenson(Warwick) silver 11′ 7″ and Brendan McShane(Warwick) bronze at 10′ 1″. Left off our December 5th Andy Wasnik Meet results was..Jordan Schwartz’s 11′ 7″ sail for Hackley,NY !!!

GREAT NEWS from Rochester Institute of Technology…with the acceptance of New York State Division II(Small School) State Pole Vault Champ..Samantha Kaplan of New Paltz High School. Samantha will be coached by 4-Time All-American and RIT School Record-holder…Mike Dempsey(16′ 8.75″PR) next fall !!!!!

College Vaulters @ Brerak… Here are the days and times all College Vaulters can come to Vault Practice and get back together to catch up…

Monday December 28 at 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesday December 30 at 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesday January 6 at 3:30-5:30pm
Cost…Still just $30 per athlete.

Congratulations to New York State Outdoor Pole Vault Champion…Tedi DeMari of Bethlehem Central,NY for accepting her invitation to compete in the 109th NYRR MILLROSE GAMES Jr.Womens Pole Vault Event on Saturday February 20 at 2PM. The 10 Girl Field is almost full in this…the “Greatest Indoor Track and Field Meet in the World” !!!!! Also accepting an invitation is Amanda McNelis of Commack,NY…. Coached by Jim Hendersen at The WAREHOUSE POLE VAULT. All girls will be representing their Clubs or unattached in this a Junior USATF Event!!!! TOP SEEDS are the sensational Margaret Ollinger of Mobile , Alabama at 13′ 6.5″ and Becky Arbiv of Atlanta,Georgia at 13’ 3.5″ !!! Get your tickets ASAP to watch this and the PROFESSIONAL WOMEN”S POLE VAULT @ The ARMORY !!!!!!

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