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Caroline Dannenbaum

Pole Vault
Position
Senior
Class
Bernardsville, N.J.
Hometown
Pingry School
High School
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Vanderbilt
Previous School
Caroline Dannenbaum - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)
TFRRS Profile (for Vanderbilt PRs and full results)

2022 Outdoor
• Competed in the pole vault at the Virginia Open
• Placed second in the pole vault at the Colonial Relays
• Won the pole vault at the Duke Invitational with a mark of 3.90m (12’9.5″)
• Set a PB at the Virginia Challenge in the pole vault where she cleared 3.91 meters (12’9.5″) and placed third
• Competed in the pole vault at the ACC Championships

2022 Indoor 
• Cleared a height of 3.80m (12’5.5″) in the pole vault at the Doc Hale VT Elite meet
• Competed in the pole vault at the ACC Indoor Championships

Vanderbilt
• In 2020, Competed at two indoor meets and five outdoor meets
• Fourth at the 2020 Black and Gold Invitational with outdoor season-best of 11-07.75 feet (3.55m)
• Finished seventh with indoor season-best of 11-03.75 feet (3.45m) at 2020 Music City Challenge
• Made collegiate debut and finished 11th at the 2020 Vanderbilt Invitational
• 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Indoor and outdoor four-year letterwinner at Pingry School under head coaches Chris Shilts and Tim Grant
• 2020 NJ.com Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year
• Two-time indoor first-team all-state (2019, 2020)
• Two-time outdoor second-team all-state (2018, 2019)
• Two-time indoor champion at New Jersey Meet of Champions (2019, 2020)
• Set New Jersey Meet of Champions indoor pole vault record
• 2020 NJISAA Scholar Athlete of the Year
• Personal bests in high school included 12-10.25 feet (indoor) and 13-00 feet (outdoor)
• Also a four-year letterwinner in field hockey and was all-conference in 2019

Personal
• Daughter of Jocelyn and Peter Dannenbaum
• Has two older siblings, Matt and Julia
• Father played golf at Temple
• Mother played softball at Mount Holyoke
• Sister is pole vaulter at Washington University (Mo.)