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california college pole vault

Unread postby longislandpv » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:06 am

What are some good colleges that you can go to that have a good pole vault and track program in california?

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby dj » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:14 am

hey

i would suggest a Junior College first, unless you have a top mark.

do you have contacts in Cali? what area? that could help you decide where?

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:59 am

There are a lot of schools in California. What schools can you actually get admitted to? What do you want to study? How high have you gone?

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby longislandpv » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:11 pm

Right now i am going to be junior in high school and beginning the college hunt and i would like to vault in college. I prefer to be in southern california but anywere in california is fine. I would like a school that has a big track and field program.

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:08 pm

longislandpv wrote:Right now i am going to be junior in high school and beginning the college hunt and i would like to vault in college. I prefer to be in southern california but anywere in california is fine. I would like a school that has a big track and field program.


Are you a boy? You'll probably want to aim for one of the DII or smaller schools. Some of them have really big teams. At the biggest schools it can be really difficult to walk on, like even 15' guys sometimes can't.

Many of the schools in CA have decent pole vault programs. You'll have to look at tfrrs.org and see how high their guys are going. Look at the schools' website and see what it takes to get admitted.

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby longislandpv » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:23 pm

I wasnt looking to get into a D1. I would prefer to go to a D2 because i would also like to focus on school.

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:04 pm

Some of the smaller colleges in CA that produced decent vaulters last year:

DII - CS Stanislaus, CS LA
DIII - Redlands, La Verne, Biola
NAIA - Azusa Pacific, Westmont

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby botakatobi » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:52 pm

Mt. Sac. is a better known community college is Southern California that has a well respected vault coach and track program. They host the annual Mt. Sac. Relays and other meets that attract elite vaulters from around the world.

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby vaultmd » Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:08 pm

What do you want to study? Do you think you can get into a UC campus or a place like Oxy? What are your financial constraints?

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Re: california college pole vault

Unread postby bjvando » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:25 am

Azusa Pacific University is no longer NAIA, they are DII, and will start their NCAA probation period this upcoming year.

Concordia University in Irvine is starting a pole vault program (www.cuieagles.com) If interested PM me. I am the pole vault coach there.
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