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.