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James Deutmeyer
James  Deutmeyer

Hometown:
Rye, N.Y.

High School:
Fordham Prep

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
08/13/1995

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

02/24/2017

Men's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Championships (2/24/17)

The men's track & field team opened competition at the BIG EAST Championships on February 24, 2017.

05/15/2016

Men's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Day 2

Men's track & field photo gallery from the second and final day of action at the BIG EAST Championships in Geneva, Ohio

02/26/2016

Men's Track & Field--BIG EAST Championships Day 1

Villanova photos from Day 1 of the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on February 26

03/01/2015

Men's Track at BIG EAST Championships

Villanova competed on the first night of the BIG EAST Championships on February 28, 2015 at the New York Armory.

01/23/2015

Men's Track & Field at Metro Team Challenge

Villanova competed in the Metro Team Challenge at New York Armory on January 23, 2015.

On Deutmeyer: Veteran member of the Villanova pole vault group ... His top collegiate mark of 4.91 meters ranks him fourth on the Wildcats all-time performance list ... Was the outdoor BIG EAST champion in the pole vault as a freshman in 2015, and is a five-time All-BIG EAST performer in the event between the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Hard worker who should continue to be a BIG EAST contender and a key contributor to the team.

2017 Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at five meets during the season ... His top mark was a height of 4.75 meters at both the Penn Challenge and the Hurricane Alumni Invitational ... Finished third and fourth in those meets, respectively ... Cleared the bar at 4.70 meters to tie for ninth place in the championship section at the Colonial Relays ... Tied for ninth place with a height of 4.65 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational ... Finished in 15th place in the college section at the Penn Relays with a successful attempt of 4.55 meters.

2017 Indoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors in the pole vault for the third straight year ... Runner-up at the BIG EAST Championships with a season-best height of 4.60 meters ... Competed in just three meets during the season ... Began the year by tying for fifth place with a height of 4.55 meters at the Villanova Invitational ... Tied for third place (4.45m) at the FastTrack National Invitational.

2016 Outdoor: Was the runner-up in the pole vault at the BIG EAST Championships with one of the best performances of his career ... Cleared the bar at a height of 4.91 meters at the conference meet to tally his new collegiate best mark ... The height of 4.91 meters is the sixth-best in school history and is tied for the third-highest outdoors in the Villanova record book ... He ranks fourth overall on the all-time Villanova performance list in the pole vault with the mark of 4.91 meters ... Recorded a height of 4.70 meters and was the runner-up at the Lions Invitational in his last meet prior to the BIG EAST Championships ... Competed at the Penn Relays for the second straight year and registered a mark of 4.55 meters in the college section ... Cleared a height of 4.85 meters and tied for sixth place at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Came in third with a height of 4.70 meters at the Princeton Outdoor Invite ... Tied for third at the season-opening Penn Challenge (4.80m) and finished fourth at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (4.75m).

2016 Indoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors for the second straight year with a third place finish in the pole vault ... Registered a mark of 4.70 meters at the BIG EAST Championships ... Competed a total of seven times during the season and had a season-best height of 4.77 meters at the Penn State National ... Notched one first place finish during the season, with that result coming at the Gotham Cup when he cleared the bar at 4.65 meters ... Opened the season by tying for third place with a height of 4.60 meters at the Villanova Open ... Finished in a tie for fourth place (4.65m) at the Great Dane Classic ... Came in sixth (4.75m) at the Villanova Invitational and tied for ninth place (4.60m) in the invitational section at the FastTrack National Invite.

2015 Outdoor:
Won the BIG EAST pole vault title with a mark of 4.66 meters at the BIG EAST Championships ... Became the second Villanova athlete to win the conference title in the pole vault outdoors ... Competed a total of five times during the season ... Tallied a fifth place finish at the Princeton Open, where his height of 4.85 meters was a collegiate best mark ... Opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (4.75m) ... Placed seventh at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4.70m) and tied for 13th in the college section at the Penn Relays (4.65m).

2015 Indoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors with a runner-up finish in the pole vault at the conference meet ... Cleared the bar at 4.70 meters to come in second at the BIG EAST Championships ... Competed a total of seven times during the season ... Also was successful at a height of 4.70 meters in a first place finish at the McElligott Invitational ... Runner-up at the Metro Team Challenge (4.65m) ... Made his collegiate debut at the Akron Pole Vault Convention and tied for 10th place (4.56m) ... Finished seventh at the Penn State National (4.66m), tied for sixth at the Gotham Cup (4.65m) and tied for ninth place at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (4.55m).

Fordham Prep: Indoor All-American in the pole vault at the New Balance Nationals and the New York outdoor state champion ... During both the indoor and the outdoor season was selected as the New York Catholic High School Field Events MVP ... Presented with his school's Outstanding Athlete Award.

Personal: Born 8/13/95 ... Oldest of three sons of Dennis and Connie Deutmeyer ... Has two younger brothers, William (20) and Joseph (18) ... Economics major.

PERSONAL BEST

Pole Vault                          5.03 Meters                    High School

CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)

All-BIG EAST                                                       2015, 2016, 2017 (Pole Vault)

CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)

BIG EAST Champion                                                  2015 (Pole Vault)
All-BIG EAST 2015, 2016 (Pole Vault)

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