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12/04/2015

Men’s Track and Field Begins 2015-16 with Navy Winter Invitational

Navy welcomes seven schools to the season-opening meet

06/30/2015

2014-15 Navy Athletics Year In Review

Navy finished with an overall record of 288-164-10 (.634)

06/19/2015

Men's Track and Field Records a Patriot League-Best 42 on Honor Roll

Nine Mids recorded 4.00 GPAs during the spring semester

05/29/2015

Men's Track and Field Wraps Up Day Two at NCAA East Regional

Two Mids just miss qualifying the NCAA Championship

05/27/2015

Men's Track and Field Prepares for NCAA East Regional

Navy has 11 qualified athletes in 10 events.

Career Performance List

Career Honors:
• 2015 Patriot League Outdoor Field Athlete of the Meet
• 2015 Patriot League Outdoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2015 IC4A All-East (Pole Vault - Indoor)
• 2015 Patriot League Indoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2014 Patriot League Outdoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2014 Second Team All-Patriot League (pole vault - indoor)
• 2014 Patriot League Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 5)
• 2013 NCAA East Regional Qualifier (Pole Vault)
• 2013 IC4A All-East (Pole Vault- Outdoor)
• 2013 Patriot League Outdoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2013 Patriot League Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week (April 29)
• 2013 IC4A All-East (Pole Vault - Indoor)
• 2013 Patriot League Indoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2013 Patriot League Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 4)
• 2013 Patriot League Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (Jan. 14)
• 2012 NCAA East Regional Qualifier (Pole Vault)
• 2012 IC4A All-East (Pole Vault - Outdoor)
• 2012 Patriot League Outdoor Championship Rookie of the Meet
• 2012 Patriot League Outdoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2012 Patriot League Indoor Championship Rookie of the Meet
• 2012 Patriot League Indoor Pole Vault Champion
• 2012 IC4A All-East (Pole Vault - Indoor)

Career Bests:
• Pole Vault - 17-3½ (5.27m)

2014-15 (Senior Season):
• Captured his fourth consecutive Patriot League Outdoor pole vault crown, clearing the bar at 17-0 (5.18m)
• Ran a leg of Navy's 4x400m relay team that finished third at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
• Finished first at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet in the pole vault with a mark of 16-2.75 (4.95m)
• Garnered second team all-league honors, finishing second in the pole vault at the Patriot League Indoor Championship
• Recorded a third-place performance at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with a mark of 16-2.75 (4.95m)

2013-14 (Junior Season):
• Won his third-straight Patriot League Outdoor pole vault title with a season-best mark of 16-7.25 (5.06m)
• Placed first in the pole vault at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet clearing the mark of 16-5.25 (5.02m)
• Finished second at the Patriot League Indoor Championship, clearing the bar at 16-8.75 (5.10m)
• Recorded a season-best indoor mark at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with a first-place performance of 17-1.75 (5.23m)
• Recorded five first-place finishes during the indoor season

2012-13 (Sophomore Season):
• Recorded seven first-place finishes in the pole vault during the outdoor season
• Placed 22nd at the NCAA East Regional Championship in the pole vault with a mark of 16-6.75 (5.05m)
• Earned All-East laurels in the pole vault at the IC4A Outdoor Championship, clearing the pole at 16-6.75 (5.05m)
• Captured the Patriot League Outdoor pole vault individual crown with a mark of 16-2.75 (4.95m)
• Set the program record in the pole vault at the Penn Relays by clearing 17-3.5 (5.27m).
• Garnered IC4A All-East honors in the pole vault, placing eighth with a mark of 16-2.75 (4.95m)
• Won the Patriot League Indoor pole vault title at 16-8.75 (5.10m)
• Placed first at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with a season-best indoor mark of 16-9.25 (5.11m)

2011-12 (Freshman Season):

• Placed 43rd at the NCAA's East Regional Championship in the pole vault with a clear of 15-11¾ (4.87m)
• Swept the Patriot League indoor and outdoor pole vault titles
• Won the pole vault at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship by clearing 16-2¾ (4.95m)
• Won the pole vault at the Patriot League Indoor Championship with a clear of 15-9 (4.80m)
• Was named the Patriot League Championship Rookie of the Meet at both the indoor and outdoor league championships
• Earned IC4A All-East honors at both the indoor and outdoor championships with top-eight finishes
• Placed seventh at the IC4A Outdoor Championship with a personal-best clear of 16-8 (5.08m), the ninth-best mark in school history
• Took seventh place at the IC4A Indoor Championship at 15-9 (4.80m)
• Won the pole vault at the Maryland Invite at 15-11¾ (4.87m)
• Took first place in the pole vault at the outdoor Army-Navy Star Meet and the Navy Five-Team Meet with successful clears of 15-9 (4.80m)
• Took second place at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with a clear of 15-9 (4.80m)

High School / Personal:
• A 2010 graduate of Andover High School, where he earned four letters in track and field as a pole vaulter and sprinter
• Helped led Andover to a pair of outdoor state championships and one indoor state championship
• Gatorade Massachusetts Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2009
• All-Scholastic Track Athlete of the Year in 2009
• Selected by the Boston Globe as the Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2009
• Twin brother, Adam, is also a member of the Class of 2015 at the Academy
• Attended the Naval Academy Preparatory School during the 2010-11 school year
• Son of John and Mariann Vetere
• Majoring in systems engineering
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