Fogarty Breaks College Pole Vault Record


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Owen Fogarty, a 2020 graduate of Verona High School, now competes in pole vault at Montclair State University and on Friday he set a new personal and school indoor pole vault record at the D3 Invitational in New York City.

Fogarty reached a height of 4.57 meters (15 feet), surpassing the previous school record of 4.45 meters set in 2019 (You can see the vault on’s Instagram page. The Red Hawks will compete again at the Fastrack National Invitational next Friday.

While a sophomore at VHS in 2018, Fogarty broke both the boys indoor record and the boys outdoor pole vault record, which had stood since 1974.

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(Photo: Montclair State Athletics)

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