Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2013)
Pole Vault: 14-0.5/4.28 meters (No. 10 all-time at MU)
Pole Vault: 14-1.25/4.30 meters (No. 9)
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the pole vault during the 2012-2013 indoor campaign... Registered a new-personal best at the Illini Classic (Jan. 19) with a height of 4.28 meters (14-0.5), a mark that is No. 10 on MU's all-time list ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the pole vault during the 2013 outdoor campaign... Registered a second-place finish at the Huskie/Blue Demon Classic (April 20) with a height of 4.25 meters (13 feet, 11 1/4inches)... Posted a new personal-best at the Lee Calhoun Invitational with a height of 4.30 meters (14 feet, 1 1/4 inches), a mark that is No. 9 on MU's all-time list ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.
High School: Martello earned four letters in track and field at Jackson High School ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Placed eighth at the Ohio state meet as a senior with a personal-best height of 15 feet ... Was sixth at the state meet as a junior ... Graduated with the school record in the pole vault (15-00.00) ... County and district champion as a junior ... Earned team MVP honors as a junior and most improved honors as a sophomore.
Personal: Martello was born in Atlanta, Ga., and is the son of Alfred and Christina Martello ... Has a younger brother, Dominic, and a younger sister Mia ... Father played football at Case Western Reserve ... Plans to major in biomedical sciences.