IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK
2009-10 (Junior): Outdoor Track: At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2), notched 10th place in the pole vault (10-08.00)...Placed third in the pole vault with a mark of 10-08.75 at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24)...At the Larry Ellis Invite (4/17), placed 11th in the pole vault (10-04.00)... Took fourth in the pole vault with a height of 9-06.25 at the UConn Invite (4/3)...Indoor Track: Competed strictly in the pole vault... At the New England Championships (2/26), took 15th in the event with a mark of 10-00.00... Placed ninth in the pole vault at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19) with a height of 10-04.00.
2008-09 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed in the pole vault once, finishing in fifth and setting a height of 10-00.00 at the UConn Invitational (4/4)... Indoor Track: Competed in the pole vault throughout the season... Set her best height of the year at the New England Championships (2/27) with a mark of 10-06.25 and a 14th place finish... At the Atlantic 10 Championships, took ninth place in the pole vault with a height of 10-04.00.
2007-08 (Freshman): During the outdoor season, at the New England Championships (5/10), finished tenth overall with a height of 10-feet ... Recorded her best time of the season at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/19) with a mark of 10-feet, 6 inches to rank sixth overall ... Started the season off with a height of 9-feet, 6.25 inches to place sixth overall ... Placed fourth at the URI Invitational (2/3) during the indoor season with a mark of 10-feet.
Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Frontier Regional High School where she was a four-time Western Mass Pole Vault Champion ... Massachusetts State Pole Vault Champion in 2005 as well as New England Pole Vault runner-up ... Recorded a top height of 11-feet even ... Also had personal-best marks in the 100 high hurdles (16.7), the 200 meters (26.4), and the triple jump (34-feet) ... Played volleyball and basketball ... Helped the volleyball team to two state titles and was named to the all-star team.
Personal: Jenelle Marie Denehy ... Born Nov. 28, 1988 in Northampton, Mass. ... Daughter of Mike and Jo-Ann Denehy ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.