UCLA Track & Field BIO
Casey DiCesare
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Casey DiCesare 1266748
Position: Pole Vault
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Irvington, NY
High School: Irvington

2011 - Tied for 28th in the vault at the NCAA Prelim (16-00.75) ... Tied for eighth at Pac-10s (16-3.50) ... Runner-up finisher in the vault against USC (16-8.75) ... Placed third in the vault (16-6.75) and fourth in the long jump (22-11) in the Tennessee Dual ... Won the vault at the Texas Tri-Meet (17-2.75) and the Northridge Invite (17-00.75) ... In indoor track, had a top vault of 16-9.60 and top heptathlon score of 5414 points ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2010 - Placed fifth in the javelin at the Jim Bush Invite (184-4) ... Tied for 22nd in the vault at the NCAA Preliminary Round (16-8.75) ... Was fifth in the vault at Pac-10s (17-0) ... Finished second in the vault (17-1) and fourth in the long jump (23-2.50) vs. USC ... Was third in the vault (16-7.50) and fifth in the long jump (22-2.50) at the Oregon Dual ... Finished in a tie for sixth at the Texas Invite with a lifetime-best mark of 17-5 ... Cal/NV champion in the vault (17-00.75) ... In indoor track, competed at the NCAA Championships ... Won the NAU Invite with a lifetime-best clearance of 17-7 ... Also won the Boise Invite (17-00.75) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2009 - Regional qualifier in the vault ... Finished third against USC mark of 17-1 ... Tied for 13th at Pac-10s (16-00.75) ... Tied for second at the UCLA Invite (16-6.75) and tied for third at Cal/NV (17-00.75) ... In indoor track, had a top indoor mark of 17-0.

2008 - Redshirt season.

2007 - Placed eighth in the decathlon (season-best, 6468 pts.) and ninth in the pole vault (16-0.75) at the Pac-10 Championships ... Finished fourth in the decathlon (6345 pts.) at the RJ/JJK Invite ... At the CSUN Invite, scored 6211 pts. in the decathlon to finish seventh overall ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Letterwinner in track and soccer ... Two-time All-American and three-time All-State in track ... Also was a four-time All-Section honoree ... Two-time State champ ... Awarded the Section One Sportsmanship Award ... Empire State Games decathlon champion ... NYS record ... Westchester County and Section One Athlete of the Year ... Set a Westchester county record in the pole vault ... Prep bests of 16-5 in the pole vault and 6420 in the decathlon.

Personal - Born September 8, 1988 in Glendale, CA ... Son of Paul and Pamela DiCesare ... Has two brothers, Scott, a twin brother who is also a member of the UCLA track team, and Dean ... Political Science major.

DiCesare's Best Marks
Outdoor Pole Vault - 17-5
Indoor Pole Vault - 17-7.75
Long Jump - 23-2.50
Javelin - 184-4

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