|| Casey Roche
Collegiate Career Bests:
Pole Vault: 17-3 (5.26m)i
Stanford Record Book:
Pole Vault (i): 3rd
Pole Vault: T-4th
At Stanford: Developing into one of the better pole vaulters in the nation who will be looking to qualify for his first NCAA meet.
2010 Season (Junior): Cleared a season best of 17-0 ¼ in the pole vault at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... the Big Meet champion in the pole vault, clearing 16-9 ¼ ... advanced to the NCAA Preliminary Round in the pole vault ... placed third at the MPSF Championships in the pole vault with a career-best clearance of 17-3 ... moved into third place on the all-time Stanford indoor list for the pole vault with the clearance of 17-3.
2009 Season (Sophomore): Set a new career best with a vault of 17-1 at the UW Indoor Preview to move to third on the Stanford all-time indoor list ... placed sixth at the Pac-10 Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 17-0 ¾ ... moved to fourth all-time on the outdoor pole vault list with the vault from the Pac-10 meet ... placed seventh at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the pole vault ... earned a trip to the NCAA West Regional in the pole vault where he finished 10th.
2008 Season (Freshman): Regional qualifier in the pole vault after obtaining a mark of 16-6 ¾ at the Davis quad meet ... finished 19th at the NCAA West Regional ... posted a collegiate best indoors at the Husky Invitational with a mark of 16-7 ¾.
High School: One of the top high school pole vaulters in the U.S. with a personal best of 17-5 (5.31m) ... won the Junior Olympic National Championships three times, breaking the meet record twice ... 2007 Stanford Invitational winner/meet-record holder; also won the Arcadia Invitational and Mt. SAC Championships ... garnered medals at Nike Indoor Nationals, Simplot Games, National Scholastic Championships, Golden West, twice at CIF Championships, and Nike Outdoor Nationals ... 2006 CCS champion ... three-time WCAL champion ... also, an accomplished long jumper with a personal best of 22-8 (6.91m) ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Cardinal Catalogue: Management science and engineering major ... parents are Debra Deutsch and E. Casey Roche ... mother was a champion hurdler at Rutgers University; father was a longtime Stanford volunteer pole vault coach ... uncle, Mike Roche, was an Olympic distance runner, and grandfather, Gene Roche, ran hurdles and triple jumped for UCLA.