Track & Field



Irish Dominate With 42 Top-Five Finishes At The Polytan Invitational

Margaret Bamgbose led all roster members with three event victories.


Irish To Be Represented In Three Meets This Week

Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.


Commonwealth Squeezes Past Hoosierland By Eight Points At Fourth-Annual Border Battle

The Irish established three meets records.


Irish Pick Up Six Second-Place Finishes At The Spartan Invitational

Nevada Sorenson sets the second-best time in the BIG EAST in the 100mH.


Track And Field Set For This Weekend's Spartan Invitational

The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.


Alex Wilson Invitational Meet 3/2

Athletes from around the country compete for their last chance to secure a spot at Nationals.


Track and Field, Alex Wilson Invitational 3/3

The Irish host the last-chance meet, the Alex Wilson Invitational on Friday and Saturday to finish out the indoor season.


Track & Field Meyo Invitational

The Irish Track & Field team hosted the Meyo Invitational this weekend in the Loftus Sports Center.


Track and Field Blue and Gold Meet 12/2

The Irish qualify 60 students for Big East at the season opener on December 2nd.

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT: Competed in 16 events during the track & field season ... specialized in the pole vault ... vaulted 3.81m and placed first at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet ... had back-to-back fourth place finishes at the Louisville Border Battle (3.68m) and the Polytan Invitational (3.67m) ... finished third (3.87m) at the Spartan Invitational ... notched a third-place finish in the pole vault (3.85m) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST accolades ... set career best (4.00m) and finished first at the Meyo Invitational ... started the season off with a first place finish (3.70m) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... followed that up with a fifth place finish (3.64m) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open ... placed second at the Notre Dame Invitational (3.70) ... vaulted 3.80m and finished first at the Indiana University Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

AS A SENIOR: Capped off senior season in the final meet with a career-best pole vault of 3.81m ... competed in 13 meets on the year for the Irish ... finished ninth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... gathered in a first place finish at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in a field of 12 participants ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... selected to the Dean's List during the spring 2012 semester ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in seven meets during the track & field season ... specialized in the pole vault ... competed at both the BIG EAST Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... tied career best with a vault of 3.60m at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the season with a fourth-place pole vault of 3.25m at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... finished seventh after vaulting 3.25m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... hit the 3.40m mark at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing fourth overall ... earned runner-up status at the Indiana Relays, vaulting 3.50m ... cleared 3.55m at the Meyo Invitational, grabbing 14th place ... placed ninth at BIG EAST Indoor Championships while hitting a mark of 3.60m, her best vault of the season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Vaulted 3.35m at the Meyo Invitational ... cleared 3.2m for sixth- place at the Indiana Relays ... finished third at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a vault of 3.25m ... cleared 3.35m for 12th-place at the Indiana Open ... opened up the season with a vault of 3.25m, good enough for third place at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-star athlete for Ridgewood (N.J.), earning 11 total letters in time there, competing in indoor and outdoor track & field and gymnastics ... named all-conference and all-city every year in gymnastics and all-North Jersey in junior and senior years ... helped indoor & outdoor track & field teams capture conference championship honors in junior and senior years ... team captured the sectional championship in indoor track & field in junior and senior campaigns and earned the title in junior year for outdoor track & field ... member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Peter and Elizabeth Polcari ... has one sister, Kayla, who competed in pole vault at Notre Dame at same time ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in biological sciences.

Ann Polcari
Ann  Polcari

Graduate Student

Ridgewood, NJ

High School:

Pole Vault


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