w-track Noreen Petrash Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

  Noreen Petrash
Noreen Petrash

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Center Valley, Pa.

High School:
Allentown Central Catholic

Height:
5-3

Event:
Pole Vault


Sophomore (2012): Returned from injury to compete in the 2012 MAAC Outdoor Championships, finishing fourth in the pole vault with a height of 2.65m.

Freshman (2011): Finished fourth in the pole vault at the MAAC Outdoor Championships with a school record height of 2.95 meters... Finished fifth at the MAAC Indoor Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 2.70 meters... Ran personal-best time of 2:46.06 in the 800 at the Patriot Games to place 15th... Set the indoor pole vault school record at the Bow-Tie Track Classic with a height of 2.90 meters, placing third at the meet.

Before Loyola: Set and broke her own school-record in the pole vault with 9'7" and 9'8" vaults... Took third place in the pole vault in the 2009 Lehigh Valley Conference... Placed fourth in the pole vault at the Pennsylvania District XI as a senior... Graduated third in her class with a 4.015 grade-point-average... Member of the National Honor Society... Merited All-American Scholar Award recipient... Earned the John and Diane Sipics Excellence Award... Won two first place awards at school and another first place regional award at National History Day... Won three first place regional awards and two first place state awards for the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science... Also participated on the gymnastics and cheerleading squads.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Evelyn Petrash... Born in Allentown, Pa... Enjoys photography and traveling... Considering majoring in Biology or education.

Personal Records:
Indoor:
200m: 31.74 (Bow-Tie Classic, 12/4/10)
800m: 2:46.06 (Patriot Games, 1/29/11)
Pole Vault: 2.90m (Bow-Tie Classic, 12/4/10)

Outdoor:
Pole Vault: 2.95m (MAAC Championships, 5/7/11)