New Balance Indoor Nationals
New York City
March 9-11, 2018
NCHSAA Indoor State T&F Championships
Feb 8-9, 2018
Congratulations to our Indoor State Meet jumpers
and two State Champions!
1A/2A Alex Schmerber, 10'
Ally Richardson, 8' 6"
Haleigh Kanipe, 8' 6"
3A Ben Finger, 15', MilesplitUS Elite Gold, First Place
Daniel Nicholson, 14', MilesplitUS Bronze, Second Place
Matthew Eberhard, 13', MilesplitUS Bronze
Sami Eberhard,11', MilesplitUS Elite Silver, Third Place
4A Spencer Evans, 15', MilesplitUS Gold, First Place
Jonathan Lehe, 14', MilesplitUS Bronze, Fourth Place
*pics and videos in Gallery
February 2-3, 2018
Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational
Rocketman jumpers Jonathan Lehe, Ally Richardson, Randy Campbell, Spencer Evans and Ben Finger competed in the star-studded Pole Vault fields.
We laughed, we cried, we celebrated!
Bonus: Ben and Spencer came away with shiny new PRs!
See gallery for more.
Spencer began vaulting just 8 months ago!
#coachricks4ps (see above)
#goals (see below)
Success is based first on specifying tangible goals and then measuring, recognizing, and quantifying -- and re-evaluating -- motivation and achievements.
If you missed our Goals Workshop or haven't filled out your Goals worksheet, download it here and email it Coach Carp asap. Sharing your goals with your coaches, teammates, family and friends will set up a support system; these key people will help you to reach your goals!
Here are some of the inspirational short-term, mid-term and long-term goals that your club teammates have clarified:
Andrew Anastasio, LNHS, 4A, 13’ 6”, 10th Place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Jonathan Lehe, LNHS, 4A, 14’, 2nd place, MileSplitUS Elite Silver
Spencer Evans, LNHS, 4A, 13’ 6” 9th place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Jessica Wynblatt, LNHS, 4A, 9’, 12th place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Ben Finger, N Gaston, 3A, 14’ 6”, 2d place, MileSplitUS Elite Silver
Daniel Nicholson, N Iredell, 13’ 6”, 6th place, 3AMileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Sami Eberhard, Weddington, 3A, 10’, 5th place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Andie Hubbard, Bandys, 2A, 8’ 6”, 7th place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Lindsey Dotson, Pine Lake Prep, 1A, 9’, 3d place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Ally Richardson, Pine Lake Prep, 1A, 8’ 6”, 6th place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
Hadley Zucker, Woodlawn, NCISAA 1A 10’, 1st place, MileSplitUS Elite Bronze
NCHSAA4A (qualifying requirement: men,12' 0" (3.65m); women, 9' 0"(2.74m), or top 16)Lake Norman High SchoolMen:Andrew Anastasio, 13’; Spencer Evans, 12’6”; Jonathan Lehe, 14’; Justin Richard, 14’6”; Jacob Thompson, 12’6”Once again, for the 4th or 5th consecutive time —and it’s a GREAT problem to have!— LNHS has too many qualifiers, FIVE, and allowed to take only THREE to Regionals. Those three will be Andrew, Jonathan and Spencer.Women:Jessica Wynblatt, new school record holder, 9’Mooresville High School
Men: Tristan Borlase, 11'
Women: Katie Shubert, 8' 6"; Becca Karriker, 8'3A (men 12' 0" (3.65m); women 8' 6" (2.59m))North Gaston HSBen Finger, 14’ 8”Weddington:Men: Matthew Eberhard, 13’6”Women, Sami Eberhard, 10'North Iredell:Daniel Nicholson, 13’Garrett Gibson, 12’2A (men 11' 0" (3.04m), women 7' 6" (2.28m))East Lincoln: Peyton Stone, 13’
(PR as of April 22, 11’; New PR 12’ on April 29; New PR 13’ May 1)1A/2A (men 10' 0" (3.04m), women 7' 6" (2.28m))Pine Lake PrepWomen: Lindsey Dotson, 8’; Ellie Murphy, 7’6”; Ally Richardson, 7’6"NCISAAWoodlawn School: Hadley Zucker, 10'
New Balance Indoor Track and Field Nationals
March 10-12, 2017
The Armory, New York City
Congratulations to RMPV's
Emerging Elite Qualifiers:
Justin Richard, LNHS, Sr
Ben Finger, N Gaston, Jr
Lake Norman High School
Pole Vault Team
in North Carolina, all classes
-Coach Eric Richard-
Congratulations to the Lake Norman's Pole Vault Team members named in the rankings, listed alphabetically:
See the article here
Your support helps us to offer world-class equipment,
training and coaching.
Your donations are
federal tax i.d. number 81-3615525
THANK YOU to our generous donors:
Nick and Frankie David
The Thompson Family
Charlotte Running Company, Lake Norman/ Todd & Erica Joefreda, and Kelly Jenco
Pisces Restaurant, Mooresville / Raymond Lau
L&H Plumbing Contractors
Kip's Home Improvements
Beth & Will Dixon
Twin Star International
Toyota Racing Team
Bond Mfg / Pete Carpentier
Bull Grills / Robbie Basinger
Greg and Kimberly Sheehan
Tim and Wendy Portelance
Denise and Kevin Oliver
Eric & Liz Richard
Pete and Donna Carpentier
We often hear that it takes a village and nowhere is that MORE true than in Pole Vaulting. The coaches and vaulters we now call "family" have helped, supported, celebrated, cheered, and commiserated with us all, from the home-field practice to High Point's Vault House to JDL FastTrack to Pole Vault Carolina to KMR Athletics, The Armory, NC A&T, The Akron PV Convention, The Olympic Trials and beyond, we honor you, we salute you and most of all we thank you:
Coach Eric Richard, Rocket Man PV
Coach Eric Morell, Vault House
Coach Scott Houston, HPU; Vault House
Coach Brian Riggs, KMR Athletics
Coach Jose SanMiguel, Pole Vault Carolina
Elite Vaulters Sean Young, Kat Majester,
Aaron Unterberger, Austin Miller, Michael
Cyphers, Jill Marois
Elite Vaulter and Vlogger Shawn Francis
Coach Stokes, Lake Norman HS
Jeff George, NCMilesplit
Bill Kiser, Charlotte Observer
Craig Longhurst, JDL FastTrack
Liam Dixon and family
Joe Popek and family
Ben Finger and family
Carlos Neber Sosa Segovia
Matt Broughton, Velocity Track Systems, a