Abigail Nolte
Abigail  Nolte

Branchburg, N.J.

High School:

Pole Vault




Petruzzellis Wins Heptathlon on Final Day of Larry Ellis Invitational

Villanova competed in four events on second day of meet


Wildcats Put Up Blistering Times in 800 Meters at Hurricane Alumni Invitational

Seven different athletes set or tied personal bests during Saturday's meet


Wildcats Win Five Events at Danny Curran Invitational

Katherine Petruzzellis throws for career best distance in javelin


Lipari Wins BIG EAST Title in 1000 Meters, Anchors Wildcats to 4x800 Relay Crown

Great finishes by Villanova lead team to third place finish in team standings, spot on awards podium


Lipari Leads Wildcats to Nation's Top Time in Distance Medley Relay

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 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).

2014 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.

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 ... Majoring in Economics.


Pole Vault            3.80 Meters               2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational


BIG EAST All-Academic Team                      2013-14


Pole Vault            4th                       2014 Outdoor, 2015 Indoor
Pole Vault            tie-7th                   2013 Indoor, 2013 Outdoor

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