The Hudson Valley FLYING CIRCUS Pole Vault Academy, LLC
The Pole Vault Project … “Everyone Counts”
WarwickNY /Armory,NY


Welcome to the ‘CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON” . It is time to deliver….. and the ‘Circus Mailman’ was active with delivering some great results this weekend. Congratulations to ALL VAULTERS…FAMILIES and COACHES…… DREAMS DO COME TRUE !!!!

Southwest Great News…. EMILY SAVAGE has returned ….. the 2013 HS NATIONAL VAULT CHAMPION from Weston, CT is rounding back in super form with her winning 12′ 8.5″ jump yesterday in Norman,Oklahoma at the Bison Invitational …and super jumps at 13′ 1″ on her 13’1 x 150!!! After great work on the drive take off with her club coach Tim McMichael for the last 15 months…Emily is back better than ever and ready to move up to 13′ 7″ and 9 Step approach . The Penn Relays Record Holder at 13′ 1.5″ is ready for more…Congratulations Emily !!!!

College Results…. Todd Uckermark(High Point,NC) enjoyed his 15′ 5″ performance for a second place finish at JD FastTrack…as team mate jumped 16′ 4.75″ for the win. TJ Murphy(UCONN) lifted 15′ 5″ also for the Huskies. Sarah DeVita..a senior at University of Virginia hit her personal best of 12′ 8.5 also this weekend. The former Ridgewood ,NJ elite hurdler is excelling in pole vault in college. Ridgewood Team Mate Kayla Polcari jumped 12′ 1″ this weekend for Notre Dame at the Spire meet… Grace Weisbecker..Soph at University of Vermont won gold at 12′ 5.5″ at the Harvard Open on Saturday and now moves to the 1′ 7″ series. Dana Fineman(Moravarian University,PA) is jumping off the charts with her 11′ 11.75″ for gold in PA Meet at Susquehanna Invite. Up in Boston… Destiny DeStascio(Kutztown,PA) leaped 11′ 5.75PR and moved to 13′ 7″ series…and Kara Snyder(Villanova-freshman) jumped 11’5.75 for Coach Singer. Karmen Auble(Xavier University,OH) looked strong making 11′ 6″ for Coach Ryan Orner. Kari Murnane(New Hampshire) freshman was finally cleared from injury to compete in her first meet..and hit 10′ 4″ from small run . Lexi Schachne(Harvard) placed 4th in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton BIG MEET!!!

* Madeline Schneider(Darien,CT) followed up her Millrose Games gold medal..with her 7th State Pole Vault crown..with an 11′ 8″ sail for Coach Steve Norris in the Class Large School Division at Hillhouse. Placing second was Soccer Elite/ Pole Vaulter..Ali Moraveck(Masuk,CT)..who won 3 events the week before including her 10′ 0″ vault. In Class S Division…Weston,CT freshman Danielle Cass placed 4th at 9’6″ for Coach Meadve.
* Brian Sagendolf from the powerful Union Catholic team won his State Title at 13′ 6″ in the New Jersey Non-Public A meet at Toms River. Amanda Grieco(Union Catholic) placed 7th at 7′ 6″.
* Katlyn Rymarzow(Pope John,NJ) won her 7th NJ State Pole Vault Championship at 11′ 6″ for the Lady Lions of Sparta ,NJ. Coach Brian Corcoran has guided her career all the way to Princeton next fall. Katlyn also placed 3rd at Millrose games at 11′ 8″ on Thursday night!

* Sabrina Anderson(Hunterdon Central,NJ) won her first State Pole Vault title in Toms River Bennet Fieldhouse with her 11′ 6″ jump on her 13’x1`55 UCS Spiriot and was close at 12’1″ meet record. Sabrina also enjoyed a super Millrose Games night.

The Boys Pole Vault at the 108 NYRR MILLROSE GAMES was the event everyone was tuned into… Freshman Mondo Duplantis(Layafette,LA) won with a 16′ 8.75 vault for a New National Freshman RECORD!!! Paulo Benvides(El Paso,TX) was brilliant at 16′ 5″..Tommy Dial(Jenks,OK) sailed 16’5″ Anthony Del Vescovo(St.Patricks,MISS) set a PR and Mississippi State Indoor Record at 16′ 5″…Derek DiBona(Warwick Valley,NY) came back fom reno injury with a 16′ 0 make on soft poles and small run.. Ryan Wilkes(Valley View,PA) went huge over 15′ 5″ Tyan Herrerra-Murphy(Iona,NY) was strong over 15′” and Matt Fay(Iona,NY) was solid at 14′ 6″.. It was a NIGHT TO REMEMBER @ MILLROSE!!!

New Jersey State Results.
Non-Public A Boys..1-Sagendolf)UC…13′ 6″ 4-Connor Morris9CBA) 12′ 6″ Nick Cuppari(UC) 10′ 6″
Non-Public A Girls…1-Rymarzow(Pope) 11′ 6″ Amanda Grieco(UC) 7’6″
Group 2. Justin Walker(Mahwah) 12′ 0″ Dante D’Agostaro(Mahwah) 11′ 6″ Brian Ruberstein(Gov.Liv) 11′ 0″
Group 2 Girls 5-Bridget Muller(Mahwah) 10′ 0″ Cara Kelly(Vernon) 10′ 0″ Jenna Braun(Mahwah) 9’6″
Group 3 Boys 3-Caleb Duffany(NV-D) 13′ 0″ Greg Fuente(Paramus) 12′ 0″
Group 3 Girls… 2-Lauren Bilali(Old Tappan) 11’0″ 7-Jess Ippolito(Fairlawn) 10’0″PR 9-Michelle Rubinetti(NV-D) Soph 9’6″
Group 4 Girls… 1-Sabrina Anderson(Hunterdon Cent.) 11′ 6″

MILLROSE GAMES WOMEN’S ELITE OPEN Pole Vault…Nikki Carroll(Tamap Catholic,FL) senior bounced back high after a disappointing Thursday night Jr, Millrose Pole Vault…with a NEW ALL TIME FLORIDA INDOOR RECORD of 13′ 1.5″!!!! She had jumped 13′ 0″ earlier this month. She open at 12′ 9.5″..her highest ever opening bar by 2 feet 4 “!!!! IT CAN BE DONE!!!!
She was close at 13′ 5.5” and returns March 13 -15 for Nationals @ Armory!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to Warehouse Pole Vault Coach Jim Henderson for his Coaching Award this past weekend from USATF!!! Jim has given his heart and Soul to promoting pole vault on Long Island for the past 30- years!!!! He has built Champion Pole Vaulters and Championship Human Beings !!!

The FLYING CIRCUS will be hosting a HS LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER MEET on Sunday March 1 for any Boy or Girl that is close to qualifying for the New Balance Nationals. Meet starts at 4PM Co ED Girls bar starts at 10′ 0″(Just like Nationals) and Boys start at 13’0″(Just like nationals. Cost $30 per athlete///Free Parking/Music.

FLYING CIRCUS…….. You Gotta’ Believe.