Track & Field

Vinny Martello

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Canton, Ohio

High School:
Jackson

Position:
Pole Vault

Experience:
JR/JR

Vinny Martello

04/24/2013

Track and Field Heads to Lisle, Ill., for Benedictine Twilight

MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships

04/21/2013

Golden Eagles Conclude Action in California and Illinois

MU competed at Beach Invite and in Ill.

04/17/2013

Golden Eagles Flock to Six Track & Field Meets Across the Country

Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday

04/03/2013

Marquette Hosts Milwaukee in Dual Meet Action

Competition begins at 11 a.m.

03/27/2013

Track and Field Heads to Oliver Nikoloff Invitational

MU will send athletes to Cincinnati and Calif.

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2014)

Indoor-
Pole Vault: 14-3.25/4.35 meters

Outdoor-
Pole Vault: 14-5.25/4.40 meters (No. 8 all-time at MU)


2013-14:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the pole vault during his second indoor campaign...Finished second with a height of 4.20 meters (13 feet 9 1/4 inches) at the UWM Triangular (Jan. 17) ... Placed fifth and recorded a personal best with a height of 4.35 meters (14 feet 3 1/4 inches) at the UNI Jennett Invitational (Feb. 1) ... Was the fifth-place finisher at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (Feb. 21) with a height of 4.25 meters (13 feet, 11.25 inches).
Outdoor (Fr.): Participated in the pole vault during the 2014 outdoor season ... With a height of 4.40 meters (14 feet, 5 1/4 inches), took home the eighth all-time MU markat the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 29) ... Finished fifth at the BIG EAST Championships (May 11), with a height of 4.30 meters (14 feet, 1 3/4 inches).

2012-13:
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.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2014-
Pole Vault: 5th(4.25 meters/13-11.25)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2014-
Pole Vault: 5th (4.30 meters/14-1.25)

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