Delsea grad Nick Petriello of VMI records first collegiate pole vault win!

Virginia Military Institute junior Nick Petriello won the pole vault this past weekend in his first competition in over a year.

Petriello, who attended Gloucester County Tech and competed for Delsea, recorded his first collegiate win, clearing a collegiate indoor personal-best of 12-3 1/2 at the VMI Keydet Invitational at his home track in Lexington, Va.

Petriello cleared 11-9 3/4 and 12-3 1/2 on his first attempt at 12-9 1/2. Petriello’s outdoor PR is 13-7 1/4, set at the 2019 Southern Conference Outdoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala. 

Petriello was a sectional runner-up and two-time state medalist in the pole vault at Delsea. He cleared 13-0 outdoors and 12-6 indoors at Delsea.

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