Men's Track

 

  Sean Busch
Sean Busch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stow, Mass.

High School:
Nashoba

Height:
5-10

Event:
Pole Vault


2/8/11: Valentine Invitational Preview

IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

--OUTDOOR--
Pole Vault; 2nd (15-9)
--INDOOR--
Pole Vault; 1st (16-0.75)

CAREER HONORS
UMass Athlete of the Week (3/7/11)
A-10 Indoor T&F Student Athlete Of The Year (3/4/11)
A-10 Pole Vault 2011 Indoor Champion (2/18/11)
A-10 Indoor T&F First Team All-Conference (2/18/11)
UMass Athlete of the Week (2/22/11)
UMass Athlete of the Week (2/8/11)
Academic All-District (6/3/10)
A-10 Outdoor T&F Academic All Conference (5/20/10)
A-10 Pole Vault 2010 Outdoor Champion (5/1/10)
UMass Athlete of the Week (2/22/10)
A-10 Pole Vault 2010 Indoor Champion (2/19/10)

2010-11 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets ... Was UMass' top pole vault competitor ... Claimed fourth career A-10 Pole Vault Title, and second outdoor one at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/7) by jumping to a height of 15-9, while tying his personal and the second best mark in school history in the pole vault ... Stole second place in the pole vault at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) in the men's pole vault with a mark of 15-3 ... Jumping to a height of 14-3.25, placed first in the pole vault at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16) ... At the Yellow Jacket Invitational (4/2) placed second in the pole vault with a mark of 14-5.25. Indoor Track: Competed in all eight meets as a senior ... Broke the school record in the pole vault at the IC4A Championships (3/5), reaching a height of 16-0.75 while taking sixth place ... Was crowned an A-10 Champion in the pole vault at the A-10 Meet (2/18) while tying the school record of 15-9 ... Placed third in the pole vault at the Valentine Invitational (2/12), with a mark of 15 ... Tied the school record at the Giegengack Invitational (2/4) in the pole vault with a height of 15-9, good enough for third place ... Captured the top spot at the Reebok Indoor Games (1/28) in the pole vault with a mark of 15 ... At the season's opening meet, placed third in the pole vault at the Sparks Sorlein Invite (1/15) with a mark of 14-9.

2009-10 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Was crowned an A-10 Champion ... Placed first in the pole vault at the 2010 A-10 Championships (5/1), reaching a height of 15-3 ... Set the second best height in Massachusetts history while qualifying for the IC4A Championships and placing first at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24) with a mark of 15-9 in the pole vault ... Qualified for the New England Championships in the first meet of the season at the UConn Invitational (4/3), reaching a height of 14-9 in the pole vault. Indoor Track: Competed in all eight meets ... Was an A-10 Champion, and now sits tied for first all time in the pole vault ... Smashed through his previous school record in the pole vault, by tying the best mark in school history in the pole vault (15-09.00) at the IC4A Championships (3/5) ... Was an Atlantic 10 Champion at the A-10 Championship Meet (2/19) with a mark of 15-03.00 ... Qualified for the New England Championships, while setting the second best school mark in the pole vault at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/29) with a mark of 15-05.00 ... Started the season off with a bang by capturing first place in the pole vault at the BU Quad Meet (1/14), with a height of 14-05.25.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Placed fifth in the pole vault with a height of 15-03.00 at the New England Championships (5/8) ... Placed third in the pole vault at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), with a height of 14-03.25 ... Placed second in the pole vault at the UMass Pre Conference (4/25), with a height of 15-03.00 ... Tied third best school height and placed fifth at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/17), in the pole vault with a height of 15-05.00 ... Placed first in the pole vault with a height of 15-03.00 at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11) ... At the UConn Invitational (4/4), placed sixth with a height of 14-05.25. Indoor Track: The teams top pole vault athlete ... Placed 15th at the New England Championships (2/28), with a mark of 14-03.25 ... Ranked sixth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20), with a mark of 14-03.25 ... Vaulted a career best at the Valentine Invitational (2/14) placing forth with a mark of 14-05.50.

2007-08 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Placed fourth time a vault of 13-03.5 at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26). Indoor Track: At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16), pole vaulted 13-09.25.

Personal: Majoring in Electrical Engineering.

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    Event Calendar

    Wednesday, Apr 16
    at Holy Cross Decathlon 11:30 AM
    Thursday, Apr 17
    at Holy Cross Decathlon 11:30 AM
    Saturday, Apr 19
    at Holy Cross Invitational 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Apr 26
    at UNH Pre-Conference Meet 11:00 AM
    Saturday, May 3
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Sunday, May 4
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
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