Christa Jay

Moore

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Pole Vault
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hubbardston, Mass.
High School: Worcester Academy

Bio

In the News: 

"Jennifer Toland's College Notes: Christa Jay Moore sets the bar high for Holy Cross track" (Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Feb. 5, 2019)

Career Honors:

2019 NCAA Outdoor Championship East Region Preliminary Round Qualifier (pole vault)
2019 Patriot League Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Meet
2017-2018 Patriot League Women’s Indoor Field Rookie of the Meet
2018-2019 New England Indoor Champion – pole vault
2019 All-Patriot League First Team — outdoor (pole vault)
2017-2018 All-Patriot League First Team – indoor (pole vault)
2018-2019 All-Patriot League Second Team — indoor (pole vault)
2018 All-Patriot League Second Team – outdoor (pole vault)
2018-2019 Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week (Dec. 11, Apr. 9)
2019 ckSmithSuperior Crusader of the Week (Feb. 4, May 6)

School Records:

Pole vault (outdoor) – 3.97 meters (Patriot League Outdoor Championship – 5/4/19)
Pole vault (indoor) – 3.95 meters (Patriot League Indoor Championship – 2/17/18)

 2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed 31st in pole vault (3.92m) at the NCAA Division I East Region Preliminary Round (5/24).
  • Placed third in the pole vault (3.81m) at the New England Outdoor Championship (5/10).
  • Won the pole vault, breaking personal, school and conference meet records with a height of 3.97 meters at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships to earn Patriot League Women’s Field Athlete of the Meet honors (5/3).
  • Placed first in four out of five regular-season meets in the pole vault.
  • Named Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week on April 9 after clearing 3.86 meters in the pole vault to place fifth at the Tiger Track Classic (4/6).

 2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Finished second in the pole vault (3.80m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships, earning All-Patriot League second team honors (2/16).
  • Placed first at the URI Tribute in the pole vault (3.65m) (2/9).
  • Won the pole vault (3.80m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/1).
  • Placed first in the pole vault (3.80m) at the UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/19).
  • Named Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week after winning the pole vault (3.75m) at the Howlin’ Husky Invitational (12/8).
  • Placed first in the pole vault (3.80m) at the Boston University / Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener (12/1).

 2018 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Placed second in the pole vault (3.86m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships to earn All-Patriot League second team honors (5/4).
  • Placed second in the pole vault (3.65m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21).
  • Won the pole vault (3.70m) at the Ocean State Invitational (4/13).

 2017-2018 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Won the pole vault (3.95m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships, earning All-Patriot League first team and Patriot League Field Rookie of the Meet honors (2/17).
  • Finished ninth in the pole vault (3.65m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/2).
  • Placed second in the pole vault (3.66m) at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/26).
  • Cleared 3.75 meters to place first in the pole vault vs. UNH (1/20).

2017-18:

  • Competed in the indoor and outdoor pole vault.
  • Named Patriot League Rookie of the Meet at the 2017 Indoor Championships.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A five-year member of the varsity track and field team at Worcester Academy under head coach Tony Johnson, serving as team captain her senior year.
  • Tallied the most points for her team in 2016 with 118.
  • Tied for first place at the NEPSTA (2016) in the pole vault.
  • Also was a member of the Patriot Pole Vault Club under head coach Doug Lang, earning first place at the USATF regionals in 2016.
  • Additionally was a member of the Gymnastic Learning Center for three years.
  • State Champion (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2016), regional champion (2013) and named Team MVP.

Personal: 

  • Daughter of John (Deceased) and Karen Moore and Richard Delaney.
  • Has one brother (Jack).
  • Majoring in sociology and psychology. 

Moore's Top Performances:

Year Event Height Meet (Date)
2018 Pole Vault (outdoor) 3.97m Patriot League Outdoor Tack & Field Championships (5/3)
2018 Pole Vault (indoor) 3.95m Patriot League Championships (2/17)
2018 Pole Vault (outdoor) 3.85m Patriot League Championships (5/4)
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