Track & Field

Vinny Martello


Canton, Ohio

High School:

Pole Vault


Vinny  Martello


Marquette Travels to Jack Johnson Invitational

MU looks to build on recent success at Minnesota


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

MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships


Golden Eagles Conclude Action in California and Illinois

MU competed at Beach Invite and in Ill.


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

Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday


Marquette Hosts Milwaukee in Dual Meet Action

Competition begins at 11 a.m.

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2014)

Pole Vault: 14-3.25/4.35 meters

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

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).

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
Pole Vault: 5th(4.25 meters/13-11.25)

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

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