Christopher

Puntasecca

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Pole Vault
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wayne, N.J.
High School: Don Bosco Prep

Bio

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the pole vault event
  • Reached the finals in every meet
  • Posted career-best height in the pole vault (3.90m) at the Jay Carisella Track & Field Invitational (finished seventh overall)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the 100m dash and pole vault
  • Posted season-best times in the 100m (11.99) at New Hampshire (4/9) and in the pole vault (3.81m) versus Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four year varsity athlete with Don Bosco track and field.
  • First Team All-League in 2014 and 2015.
  • Team won Big North League Championship in 2015 and State Sectionals in 2013.
  • Four-time league champion.
  • Graduated Salutatorian of his class.
  • President of National Honor Society, National Merit Finalist in 2015 and AP Scholar.

Personal:

  • Son of Anthony and Janice.
  • Has one brother (Mike) and one sister (Linda).
  • Linda ran track and cross country at Ramapo College 2007-2010.
  • Majoring in chemistry and classics.
  • Aspires to have a career in medicine.

Puntasecca’s Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

100m

11.99

New Hampshire (4/9/2016)

Pole Vault

3.90m

Jay Carisella Track & Field Invitational (12/10/16)

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