The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Project
“HOLIDAY MEET” @ FLYIN’ CIRCUS
JUST 10 DAYS-TO-GO ….. The Flying Circus Holiday Meet invites you and your team mates to join the celebration and holiday cheer …on Thursday December 31 at the VAULT BARM on 3 Warwick Center Road, Warwick, New York. This annual powerful meet brings together the most dedicated pole vault nuts on the planet…. so why not join the fun !!!!!
Boys/Men’s Meet starts at 10:01AM…Warm up at 8:30AM. All Divisions/Super Music/Great Stories/Free Parking
Girls/Women’s Meet starts at 2:01PM..Warm Up at 1:01PM All Divisions/Crazy Music/Home Made Cookies/ Free Bathrooms
Entry Fee…. Still Just $20 per vaulter. Beginners Pit and Intermediate/Elite Pit
Stand TALL … Stay HUMBLE.
* Congratulations to our Newest College Acceptances….. Delbarton,NJ senior all around athlete…Peter Chan will be competing for Coach Steve Dolan’s University of Pennsylvania Track & Field team next fall at Franklin Field.This humble and dedicated athlete is currently ranked #1 in returning New Jersey pole vault athletes this winter. Wallkill,NY senior vault champion… Matt DeLorenzo will be attending Cortland State University next fall and join Coach peter McGinnis deep vault squad. Talented dual-sport senior Ali Moraveck of Masuk,Connecticut.. will be taking her national class soccer and vault skills to The BIG RED ..Cornell University next fall !!!! Congratulations All !!!
* Vaulters heating up …. The early season meets are happening…with Junior Nick Marino(Hatsboro,PA) soaring 14′ 4″ this weekend at The jack O’Leary Lid Lifter… Penn bound Peter Chan(Delbarton,NJ) won the gold Vault Medal at Drew University in training flats and no warm up at 13′ 6″ and super close bars at 14’1″…. At the OCL Development meet on Friday night at West Point…Matt DeLorenzo(Wallkill) soared 13′ 0″ for the gold..Isaac Heatly(Warwick) 12′ 6″ Soph Dane Sorensen(Warwick) 12′ 0″ Brendan McShane(Warwick) 10′ 0″ .. Josh of Monroe-Woodbury… 11’0″…Austin O’Mally(Goshen) 10′ 0″..Matt Wilson(Wash) 9’0″ Andy Rubenstal(Wash) 12’0″ ..the Girls Division. saw Colleen -Ann Leahey(Burke) win again at 9’0″…Crystal nelson(O’Neill) 7’0″…Genevieve Reilly(Warwick) 7′ 0″…and Kayla Maas(Eldred) at 7′ 0″.
Sophia Alter(Rondout Valley,NY) won the New Paltz Running Camp pole vault at the Armory on Friday at 10′ 6″ and close bars at 11’0″ for the Ganders…Team mate Romaguera added 8′ 0″.
Northern Valley,NJ Vault-Duo Michelle Rubinetti and Caitlin Reverand have started up the season on high notes the last 3 weeks at 11′ 7″ and 11’1″ for Coach Mike Ives… came thru again at the Hall of Fame meet on Saturday with a winning Relay of 20’6″ for the Nordsmen of Demerast.
The Bishop Loughlin Games produced some great early season marks…as NY State Vault Champ..Tedi DeMaria(Bethlehem Central) flew BIG over 11′ 6″ for the Gold Watch first place on her longer UCS Sticks… Burnt Hills,NY star Kalli manly placed 3rd at 11′ o” on her longer poles … Soph Kristin Lubeski(Monroe,NY) is busting out at 10′ 0″…Maurin O’Conner(Doane Stuart,NY) look great at 9′ 6″… Gabby Nebiker(Monroe) set her PR at 9′ 0″ for the up and coming freshman coached by Chris Goodwin. In the boys section… Coach Jerry Cahill(Iona Prep and Farrell,NY) came up with a few surprises agin…as Pat Caridad(Farrell) won the Watch at 13′ 0″ PR !!! Team mate Charles Crispi(Farrell) also 13′ 0″ and Joe Vigilante(Farrell) at 12′ 6″ for the “Sweep”!!!
Weston High School,CT is back to the Vault Circle for Coach Matt Meadve..with a sweep at the Hillhouse Invitational on Saturday as Hannah Campos taking top honors at 9’6″ team mate Danielle Cass(Weston) 9′ 0″ Sophia Rico(Weston) 9′ 0″ Lia Zavattaro(Greenwich) 8′ 6″ Emily Iatesta(Weston) 8′ 6″. …Let the Connecticut Games begin !!!!
Up in Section 4 Age Group Champs… Soph Johannes Stromhaug(Vestal) took TOP SOPH honors at 13′ 6″ PR for Coach Jim Cerra…. and Ben Vardi-Davidson(Fonda) hit 11′ 6″ to start up his season.
Many thanks to all athletes for reporting results to Circus Media Headquarters!!!
COLLEGE BREAK PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Monday Dec. 28 3:30-5:30pm Men & Women
Wednesday Dec. 30 3:30-5:30pm Men & Women
Wednesday January 6 3:30-5;30pm Men & Women
FLYING CIRCUS ….. HAPPY HOLIDAYS !!!!!