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Joey Kelly

Pole Vault
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Lehigh
Previous School
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Hometown
Pine-Richland High School
High School / Club
Joey  Kelly - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

TRFFS Profile(for PRs and full results)
TRFFS Profile
Lehigh (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Finished eight in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Won pole vault at the Virginia Invitational with PB height (5.05m /16′ 6.75″) and move into fifth-place on UVA all-time performance list
• Runner up at UVA Opener (4.90m / 16′ 0.75″)
• That finish ranks No. 7 on UVA all-time list
• Placed third at Raleigh Relays
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021 Indoor
• Did not compete

Lehigh University (2016-20)

• 2020 Indoor Patriot League Champion in pole vault
• 2020 Indoor Lehigh-Lafayette Dual Meet Male Field Athlete of the Meet
• Bronze medalist in the pole vault at the 2019 Indoor Patriot League Championship
• 2019 Lehigh Coaches Award recipient
• USTFCCCA All-Academics Honor
• Patriot League Academic All-League recipient

Background
 • Finished sixth at the 2015 Outdoor Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association championship
• Placed fifth at the 2016 Indoor Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association championship
• Team captain for two years

Personal
• Majoring in chemistry
• Son of Kristin and Sean Kelly
• Has one brother, David, and three sisters, Emily, Sami and Katharine
• David, twin brother, competed on the track and field team at Bucknell

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