January 29, 2016 (Press Release)
New York– The 2016 NYRR 109th MILLROSE GAMES Jr. Girls Pole Vault Event is Loaded with Talent and Speed and High Flyers again at The New Balance Armory Track and Field Center on February 20th. The rich history of the Men’s and Women’s Pole Vault at the MILLROSE GAMES is legendary…with National Champions…Olympic Champions..World Record Performances and Barrier Breakers on long steel…bamboo and fiberglass vaulting poles. The TRADITION continues this year at the “Worlds Greatest Track Meet”… NYRR MILLROSE GAMES !!!! Come join the excitement with us!!!!
This edition of NYRR MILLROSE GAMES features three exciting and deep pole vault events. The FLYING ACTION begins on Thursday evening..February 18 at 7:01pm with the Boys Jr. Pole Vault Event consisting of 10 great Tri-State Champions on Fiberglass. The focus then turns to the Flying Circus Girls Jr. Pole Vault Event on Saturday February 20 at 12:31pm on the super fast Armory Mondo X Runway…with Ten TOP USA Girls from 6 States delighting the enthusastic pole vault crowd in the balcony Sections 444-445-446 . The main pole vault event takes place on National TV at 3:58pm… with the Fred Schmertz Women’s Pole Vault..with an International Field of Elite Pre-Olympic athletes soaring. Join the ‘Fiberglass Movement’ with us at the 109th NYRR MILLROSE GAMES !!!!
Girls Jr. Pole Vault Event Preview … Saturday Feb. 20 at 12:31pm
Pictured here is the 6-Time Alabama State Pole Vault Champion…Margaret Ollinger (McGill-Toolen Academy,AL). This Mobile,Alabama senior All American vaulter and Honor Scholar student is top seed with a personal best of 13′ 6.5″. Competing unattached and coached by Drew Bentley. Commit to Vanderbilt University next fall.
13′ 6.5″ Margaret Ollinger(Unattached) Mobile,Alabama.. Senior …. 6 x State Alabama Champion Pole Vault/NB Outdoor All-American Coach-Drew Bentley
13′ 3.5 ” Becky Arbriv(Atlanta Pole Vault Club) Atlanta ,Georgia Junior Attends The Weber School .. Coach Hal Fairbanks
12′ 8″ Tedi DeMaria(Unattached) Albany,New York Senior Attends Bethlehem Central,NY NY State Outdoor Champ Club-Flying Circus,NY
12′ 6.5″ Katie Jones(VaultWorX) PA ..Junior…South Williamsport,PA .. Club -VaultWorX..Coach Matt Concannon
12′ 6″ Chesney Ward (Unattached) Greensboro,North Carolina…Senior..Ragsdale,NC.. Coach Eric Morell Club Vaulthouse,NC Commit to Duke University next fall
12′ 3.5″ Michelle Rubinetti(Unattached) Demarest,New Jersey..Junior…Northern Valley-Demarest,NJ ….Coach Mike Theuerkauf .. Club-Flying Circus,NY
12′ 3″ Rachel Finn(Vertical Assault) PA..Senior Liberty,PA Club Coach Doug Houser @ Vertical Assault
12′ 3″ Alexis Baublitz(VaultWorX) PA … Senior Central York,PA … Club -VaultWorx Club Coach Matt Concannon
12′ 2″ Amanda McNelis(Unattached) ..Junior Commack,NY Club -The Warehouse Club Coach Jim Hendersen
12′ 0″ Nathalie Elliot)VaultWorx)PA Junior Spring Grove,PA Club-VaultWorX,PA Club Coach Matt Concannon
Boys Jr. Pole Vault Event Preview … Thursday Evening Feb. 18 at 7:01pm
Bar Progression…. 3.80m/3.95m/4.05m/4.15m/4.25m/4.35m/4.45m/4.55m/4.60m/4.65m
14′ 9″ Nick Marino(Unattached) Horsham.PA Attends Hatsboro Horsham,PA Junior…Club-Flying Circus,NY
14′ 3″ Brady Glatfelter(VaultWorX) PA…Junior at Eastern York,PA Club -VaultWorX Coach Matt Concannon
14′ 2″ Payton Morris(VaultWorX) PA..Soph at East Pennsboro,PA Club-VaultWorX Coach Matt Concannon
14′ 0″ Liam Ackerman(Unattached) Plainview,NY Junior at St.Anthony,NY Club/Warehouse/Flying Circus Coach Jim Hendersen /Hugh Cauthers
14′ 0″ Dylan Scribani(Unattached) New Paltz,NY Junior at New Paltz,NY Club-Flying Circus,NY
14′ 0″ Peter Chan(Unattached) Senior at Delbarton,NJ Club-Flying Circus,NY
14′ 0″ Johannes Stromhaug(Unattached) NY Soph at Vestal,NY Coach James Cerra
14′ 0″ Amir Mohomed(Vertical Assault)PA Senior at Stroudsburg,PA Club Vertical Assault Coach Doug Houser
14′ 0″ Greg Potter(VaultWorX)PA Junior at Red Lion,PA Club – VaultWorX Coach Matt Concannon
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ATHLETES,COACHES,PARENTS !!!!!
These ar USATF Jr. Events.. No athletes may represent their High Schools or wear any High School gear.
1 Coach Pass and 1 Competitor pass at Athlete Check in area..169th Street PAL ENTRANCE.