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: Experienced pole vaulter who has shown great improvement during her first two years on the team ... Ranks fifth in the pole vault in school history and is one of four members of the current team who are in the top five in the Villanova record book ... A consistent BIG EAST scorer who has developed into a regular contributor to the team during meets ... Part of a deep pole vault group for the Wildcats and is poised for another successful year of competition.
2014-15 Indoor: Competed at eight different meets in the pole vault ... Registered a fourth place finish at the BIG EAST Championships and was one of four Villanova athletes who placed in the top five ... Her team points helped the Wildcats win their second straight team title at the conference meet ... Her top mark of the season was a height of 3.75 meters at the Gotham Cup, where she tied for fourth place ... Cleared a height of 3.62 meters and finished fifth at the Penn State National ... Cleared the bar at 3.60 meters at both the Metro Team Challenge (third place finish) and the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (tied for seventh) ... Opened the season with a third place finish at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (3.45m) ... Tied for third place at the McElligott Invitational (3.50m) and was eighth at the Akron Pole Vault Convention (3.55m).
2014 Outdoor: Contributed to a 1-2-3-4-5 sweep by Villanova in the pole vault at the BIG EAST Championships ... Registered a fourth place finish with a season-best height of 3.62 meters at the conference meet ... Competed at seven meets during the season ... Tallied a fourth place finish in the Championship section at the Colonial Relays (3.56m) ... Came in third at the season-opening Philadelphia College Classic (3.50m), fourth at the Larry Ellis Invitational (3.55m), tied for fourth at the Raleigh Relays (3.35m), 17th in the College section at the Penn Relays (3.50m) and ninth at the Princeton Elite Meet (3.40m).
2013-14 Indoor: Competed five times in the pole vault ... Top mark of the season was a height of 3.75 meters and came at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where she finished in 10th place in the College section ... Opened the season with a fourth place finish at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she cleared a height of 3.65 meters ... Came in eighth at the Gotham Cup (3.40m), ninth at the Tiger Open (3.50m) and tied for 11th place at the Great Dane Classic (3.45m).
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.
2012-13 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 ... Majoring in Economics.
Pole Vault 3.80 Meters 2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2013-14
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Pole Vault 4th 2014 Outdoor, 2015 Indoor
Pole Vault 6th 2015 Outdoor Pole Vault tie-7th 2013 Indoor, 2013 Outdoor