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05/16/2015

Irish Women Place Fifth, Men Place Ninth At ACC Championships

Seidel and Barber champs, Bamgbose racks up four All-ACC honors

05/09/2015

Irish Wrap Regular Season At GVSU

A handful of Irish competed at last chance meet

05/02/2015

Irish Women Boost Top Marks On Final Day At Jesse Owens Track Classic

Notre Dame grabs three event titles and numerous top-five placements

04/30/2015

Irish Look To Secure Best Times At Jesse Owens Track Classic

Track & field will aim for top qualifying marks this weekend

04/18/2015

Record Falls At Virginia Challenge, Irish Wrap Weekend

Aragon shaves milliseconds off previous 1,500-meter mark

02/05/2012

Track & Field Meyo Invitational

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

AS A SENIOR: Participated in 11 meets for the Irish competing exclusively in pole vault … began the season with a 13th-place finish in pole vault at the Notre Dame Invitational (3.35m)... placed 21st at the Meyo Invitational (3.61m) ... earned a third-place finish at the Spire DI Invitational (3.67m)... snagged a fifth-place finish at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3.96m) ... competed in the ACC Indoor Championships but did not record a height … also competed at the Bobcat Invitational in first action of the outdoor season ...  placed ninth in pole vault at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (3.55m) ...  placed fifth at the Georgia Tech Invitational (3.72m) ... competed in the Jesse Owens Track Classic and placed 15th (3.75m) ... placed 11th at the GVSU Last Chance Meet (3.82m) ... finished in 15th place at the ACC Outdoor Championships (3.71m) … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR:Competed in three meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season, competing exclusively in the pole vault ... first action of the season occurred at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 10th place finish (3.40m) ... concluded the indoor season with a 15th place finish at the Indiana Relays (3.45m) ... recorded a 12th place finish in the preliminaries (3.25m) in lone outdoor meet at the Hillsdale College Relays.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in six meets during the indoor season ... specialized in the pole vault ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... placed second at the Indiana University Relays ... finished fourth at the Notre Dame Invitational with a personal best vault of 3.70m ... placed fourth at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in nine indoor & outdoor meets during the track & field season ... earned a top-ten finish four times on the year ... gathered in a personal best in the outdoor pole vault with a 3.55m distance at the Notre Dame Invitational ... concluded the season with a personal best pole vault distance (3.60m) at the Hillsdale College "GINA" Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Kayla Ann Polcari graduated from Ridgewood High School in the spring of 2011 ... lettered four times each in indoor & outdoor track & field and gymnastics ... specializes in the pole vault ... holds the school and county records in both indoor & outdoor track & field ... claimed the Dartmouth Relay title in both 2010 and 2011 ... earned the silver medal at the Penn Relays in 2011 and the bronze in 2010 ... set personal record of 12-5.5 in the 2011 Penn Relays ... won bronze medal at the Arcadia Invitational in 2011 ... claimed the Eastern State title in indoor track & field in 2010 ... earned all-conference, all-county and all-state honors throughout career ... ranked in the top 20 in the country as a senior in both indoor & outdoor track & field ... won the conference championship three times in outdoor and twice in indoor ... also claimed the sectional and state titles in outdoor as a senior ... team captain as a senior in track & field and as a junior and senior in gymnastics ... member of the National Honor Society ... received high honors in the classroom all four years ... served as a peer counselor in Freshman F.O.C.U.S and was active in the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel youth group ... born to Peter and Elizabeth Polcari in Hackensack, N.J. ... has an older sister, Ann, who was a Irish pole vaulter as well ... father, Peter, also graduated from Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Science for science pre-professional studies and in the College of Arts & Letters for psychology.

Kayla Polcari
Kayla  Polcari

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ridgewood, NJ

High School:
Ridgewood

Event:
Pole Vault

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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