Jessica Ippolitto
Jessica Ippolitto
Year: SO
Hometown: Fair Lawn, N.J.
High School: Fair Lawn
Events: Pole Vault
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • Pole Vault: 3.45 (2017-18 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
  • Indoor 
    • Pole Vault: 3.55 (2018-19 at New England Championship)

2018-19

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 25th in the pole vault (3.35m) at the Raleigh Relays.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 10th in the pole vault (3.35m) at the Boston University Season Opener.
    • Finished seventh in the pole vault (3.40m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Won the pole vault (3.40m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the pole vault (3.50m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished ninth in the pole vault (3.55m) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the pole vault (3.40m) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Placed third in the pole vault (3.50m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Placed third in the pole vault (10' 11.75") at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the pole vault (11' 3.75") at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished 17th in the pole vault (10' 11.75") at the Raleigh Relays.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished sixth in the pole vault (11' 1.75") at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finished seventh in the pole vault (10' 11.75") at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Placed third in the pole vault (11' 6.25") at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in the pole vault (11' 5.75") at the Brown University Alden Invitational. 

Before URI

  • Attended Fair Lawn High School.
  • Member of the indoor track and outdoor track teams.
  • Captained both teams her senior year.
  • Three-time Sectional and Group State Champion in the pole vault.
  • 2016 First Team All-County Winter Track & Field selection.
  • 2016, 2017 First Team All-County Spring Track & Field selection.
  • Holds Bergen county record in the pole vault.
  • National Honor Society member.

Personal

  • Daughter of Gary and Theresa.
  • One brother, Nicholas.
  • Chose URI for the campus and the team atmosphere.
  • Chose Rhode Island after considering High Point, Elon, UMass-Lowell, and West Virginia.
  • Enjoys going to the beach and spending time with friends in her spare time.
  • Favorite athlete is Sandi Morris.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Giants and New York Yankees.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.