Villanova competed in four events on second day of meet
Seven different athletes set or tied personal bests during Saturday's meet
Katherine Petruzzellis throws for career best distance in javelin
Great finishes by Villanova lead team to third place finish in team standings, spot on awards podium
Junior anchors Villanova to time of 10:56.74 in comfortable victory
On Nolte: Had a strong freshman season competing in the pole vault and scored team points at the BIG EAST meet both indoors and outdoors ... Part of a deep pole vault group for the team who should continue improving during the coming year ... Will be counted on to help the team during meets and should make continued contributions at the BIG EAST level.
2013 Outdoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships and scored points at the conference meet by tying for seventh place in the pole vault ... Cleared a height of 3.65 meters at the conference meet ... Went on to compete at the ECAC Championship and cmae in eighth with a height of 3.66 meters ... Competed in three meets earlier in the season ... Tied for fourth place (3.48m) at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and tied for sixth at the Larry Ellis Invitational (3.60m) ... Opened the outdoor season with a mark of 3.45 meters and a fifth place finish at the Danny Curran Invitational.
2013 Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at five meets during the season and qualified for the BIG EAST Championships ... Scored points for Villanova at the conference meet by tying for seventh place in the pole vault with a height of 3.75 meters ... Set a personal best by clearing a height of 3.80 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where she came in seventh out of 22 competitors in the College section ... Registered a mark of 3.55 meters and came in fourth at the Penn State National ... Finished in a tie for third place (3.50m) in her collegiate debut at the New York City Gotham Cup ... Came in seventh (3.45m) at the Great Dane Classic.
Somerville High School: During her career was a Somerset County champion, New Jersey Sectional North champion and New Jersey Group III state champion ... First team all-conference performer ... Academically was named an NJSIAA Scholar Athlete and was a member of the All-Somerset County Scholar Athlete squad ... Four-year Honor Roll student and member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born 5/14/94 ... One of two daughters of Edward and Wendy Nolte ... Has a sister, Meghan ... Has yet to declare a major.
Pole Vault 3.80 Meters 2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Pole Vault tie-7th 2013 Indoor, 2013 Outdoor