MILLROSE GAMES …. “POLE VAULT TRADITION” !!!!!!!
The Hudson Valley FLYING CIRCUS Pole Vault Academy, LLC
The Pole Vault Project
Fot the past 108 years….THE MILLROSE GAMES has always been about the Wannamaker Mile and The Pole Vault. The history and tradition of the Pole Vault at The Millrose Games has been unmatched at any other Indoor Track & Field meet in the world. From World Records…Olympic Champions…International Pole Vault Guests …the sight of “Flying Humans” has always been the crowd favorite…. and this year’s 108th NYRR MILLROSE GAMES will again be stacked with excitement.
There are five individuals responsible for this continuing ‘ TRADITION of the VAULT ‘ . Meet Director Ray Flynn ….Armory President Dr.Norb Sanders….Armory Visionary Jack Pfeifer… Armory Foundation Will Nesbitt and Armory High School Chairman Tim Fulton. These individuals are the backbone of Pole Vault Development east of the Mississippi River. We salute their “Spirit of the Vault”.
This edition of NYRR MILLROSE GAMES will feature 3 separate Pole Vault Gala’s. The first competition will feature the GIRLS OPEN JR.EVENT on Thursday evening , Fenruary 12 , at The New Balance Armory at 7:30PM..with the 10 High School Girls competing(6 State Champions) from 7 different states !!!!
The second Pole Vault section will be the BOYS OPEN JR. EVENT on Saturday afternoon, February 14 at The New Balance Armory at 2:20PM… with the 10 High School Boys competing (5 State Champions) from 6 different states !!!!
The third Pole Vault section will be in prime TV time on Saturday evening, February 14 at 6PM at The New Balance Armory. The OPEN ELITE WOMEN’S EVENT…. featuring 2012 Olympic Pole Vault Champion Jenn Suhr(USA)… Ekaterina Stefanidi(Greece)….Mary Saxer(NYAC) and Megan Clark(Duke University). Let the TRADITION CONTINUE …..Get your tickets now at armory track.com
GIRLS OPEN JR. EVENT POLE VAULT
Thursday Evening Feb. 12 at 7:30PM
13′ 0″ NIKKI CARROLL(Tampa ,Florida) 2 Time Florida State Pole Vault Champ.. In door State Pole vault Record Holder. Competing Unattached. Club Coach Bobby Heck,Pole Vault City,FL Will be attending University of South Florida next Fall.
12′ 6″ KENNEDY SHANK(Northern,PA) Runner-Up at PA. State Meet…Repeat Millrose athlete in Jr.Pole Vault. Club Coach Matt Concannon,VaultWorx,PA
12′ 6″ TESIA KEMPSKI(Bishop McDevitt,PA) 3rd in PA.State Outdoor Meet… Competing for VaultWorX Pole Vault Club..Coach Matt Conannon
12′ 4″ MADELINE SCHNEIDER(Darien,CT) Connecticut Outdoor State Pole Vault Champion.. Competing Unattached. Pole Vault Club Flying Circus,NY Will be attending US Military Academy @ West Point next fall.
12′ 4″ SAMANTHA BEYAR(Monroe,NY) Senior at Monroe-Woodbury,NY Competing Unattached.. Club Coach Hugh Cauthers,Flying Circus. HS Coach Chris Goodwin
12′ 3″ KARI STROMHAUG(Vestal,NY) Senior..Competing Unattached. NY State Division I State Pole Vault Champion. Coach-Jim Cerra.. Repeat Millrose Jr. Pole Vault athlete.
12′ 1″ KATLYN RYMARZOW(Sparta,NJ)..Senior at Pope John,NJ Competing Unattached. HS Coach Brian Corcoran Club..Flying Circis,NY Will attend Princeton University next fall.
12 0″ SABRINA ANDERSON(Flemington,NJ) Senior at Hunterdon Central.NJ) Competing Unattached. Club Flying Circus,NY
12′ 0″ ALEX HOWELL(Westminster,MD)… Runner-Up at Maryland State Meet outdoor…Competing for VaultWorX Pole Vault Club..Coach Matt Concannon.
BOYS OPEN ELITE JR POLE VAULT
Saturday Afternoon Feb.14 at 2:20PM
17′ 1.5″ TOMMY DIAL(Jenks,OK) senior Oklahoma State Pole Vault Champion… Competing for Dial Athletics. Coach by legendary Pole Vaulter and Dad Joe Dial(Head Coach at Oral Roberts University)
16′ 8″ ARMAND DUPLANTIS(Lafayette,LA) 5-Time Age Group World Record Holder in Pole Vault. National Freshman Pole Vault Record this year of 16′ 8″ at UCS Spirit Pole Vault Summit…Competing Unattached..Coached by National Pole Vault Champion and Dad..Greg Duplantis(LSU).
16′ 2″ ANTHONY DEL VESCOVO(St.Patrick’s,MISS) Senior..3 Time Mississippi State Pole Vault Champion. Competing Unattached. Coached by Dad..Anthony Del Vescovo(LSU)
16′ 2″ DEREK DiBONA(Warwick,NY) Senior.. Runner Up at NY State Indoor & Outdoor Meet… Competing Unattachjed.. HS Coach Mike Potter… Club..HV Flying Circus,Warwick,NY Will be attending University of Connecticut next fall.
16′ 0″ RYAN WILKES(Valley View,PA) PA. State Pole Vault Champion i 2014 Outdoor…Competing Unattached. Pole Vault Club–Vertical Assault .PA ..Will be attending University of Rhode Island next fall.
15′ 9″ MATT FAY(Iona,NY) Senior at Iona Prep,NY… Pole Vault Coach-Jerry Cahill Will be attending Bucknell University next fall.
15′ 6″ RYAN HERRA-MURPHY(Iona,NY) Senior at Iona Prep,NY Pole Vault Coach Jerry Cahill Head Coach Jan Mitchell.. Will be attending US Naval Academy next fall.
15′ 6″ NICK NERAL(Century,MD) Senior. Maryland Indoor State Pole Vault Champion…Runner-Up at 2014 Penn Relays Pole Vault. Competing for VaultWorx, PA Club Coach Matt Concannon.
15′ 6″ CHRIS STONE(Springfield,PA) Senior Runner Up at PA State Outdoor Pole Vault Meet/Won High Jump same day … Competing for VaultWorx Pole Vault Club,PA Coach Matt Concannon Will attend Auburn University next fall.
** NICK NERAL(Century,MD) will not be attending Auburn next fall and has not High Jumped 7’ 0″ like Chris Stone. Sorry for this Coach St
NYRR MILLROSE GAMES ….” BEST EVER” is COMING…..