James Strawderman
James Strawderman
Year: SR
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
High School: Cranston High School West
Position: Pole Vault

2014-15 (SENIOR):

OUTDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Championships - Won the pole vault, (4.85m). It is his third A-10 outdoor pole vault title.

Brown Springtime Open - Won the pole vault, (4.90m).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Won the pole vault, (4.70m).

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Won the pole vault, (5.10m).

George Mason Invitational - Won the pole vault, (4.85m).

UNH Wildcat Invitational - Won the pole vault, (5.01m).

Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays - Finished t16th in the pole vault (5.05m)

Was named Atlantic 10 Male Performer of the Week on March 30.

2013-14 (SENIOR):

OUTDOOR: 

IC4A Championship - Finished fourth in the pole vault (5.10m)

New England Championship - Finished third in the pole vault (5.00m)

Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship - Finished first in the pole vault (4.95m)

Named Atlantic 10 Outdoor Men's Track & Field Performer of the Week (April 28)... 

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Finished first in the pole vault (5.15m)

Brown Classic - Finished first in the pole vault (5.20m)

UConn Classic - Finished second in the pole vault (4.90m)

Minutemen Invitational - Finished first in the pole vault (4.95m)

UConn Invitational - Finished second in the pole vault (4.80m)

INDOOR: 

IC4A Championship - Finished ninth in the pole vault (5.05m)

New England Championship - Finished first in the pole vault (5.06m)

Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship - Finished first in the pole vault (5.01m)

Armory Winter Games - Finished fourth of 12 in the pole vault (4.80m)

URI Coaches' Coed Invitational - Finished third of 14 in the pole vault (4.95m)

Terrier Classic - Finished third of 26 in the pole vault (4.90m)

Sorlien Invitational - Finished sixth in the 200-meter dash (23.12) and first in the pole vault (4.80m)

2012-13 (JUNIOR):

OUTDOOR: Did not compete for the Rams.

INDOOR:

Terrier Invitational - Finished seventh in the pole vault (15’5)

Sorlien Invitational - Won the pole vault (15’7)

Harvard Open - Placed second in the pole vault (15'9)

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE):

OUTDOOR: 

American International College Invitational - Tied for second in the pole vault (4.80m) and placed seventh in the javelin throw (49.70m) and eighth in the 200m dash (22.71)

Princeton - Earned sixth in the pole vault by clearing 4.80m (15-09.00)

UNH Wildcat Invitational - Placed second in the pole vault (4.60m), sixth in the javelin (47.74m) and eighth in the 200m dash (22.90)

Holy Cross - Placed sixth in the long jump with 5.83m (19-1.50).

INDOOR: 

Sorlien Invitational - Won the pole vault (4.80m)

Navy - Earned second in the pole vault (4.80m)

Terrier Classic - Took fourth in the pole vault (4.55m)

Torpey Tribute - Won the pole vault (4.58m)

Lafayette/Rider Winter Games - Earned second in the pole vault, tying his season best 4.80m (15' 9")

Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship - Placed fourth in the pole vault

IC4A Championship - Tied his previous season height of 4.80m in the pole vault to tie for ninth.

2010-11 (FRESHMAN):

INDOOR: 

URI Sorlien Invitational - Placed second in the pole vault with a mark of 4.65m

Northeastern-Carisella Invitational - Won the pole vault event with a mark of 4.70m, earning A-10 Rookie of the Week honors...

U.S. Navy Invite - Posted a runner-up finish in the pole vault

Lafayette/Rider Winter Games - Recorded a mark of 4.80m to finish third in the pole vault

Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship - Finished third in the pole vault with a mark of 4.65m

New England Championships - Posted a runner-up finish in the pole vault with a season's best mark of 4.90m

IC4A Championships - Finished ninth in the pole vault

Bryant Invitational - Won the pole vault with a mark of 14-06.00

Husky Invitational - Finished third in the pole vault with a mark of 4.64m

Larry Ellis Invitational - Finished 11th in the pole vault with a mark of 4.60m

HIGH SCHOOL:
 Lettered in football and track & field at Cranston High School West... Captained his track team as a junior and senior... A state record holder in the pole vault and a state meet champ.

PERSONAL:
 Born October 31, 1991... Son of Mark and Colleen Strawderman... Has one brother, Steven and one sister, Kelly... Enjoys sports, dirt bike riding, snowboard and cliff jumping... Lists the Boston Celtics and New England Patriots as his favorite sports team... Majoring in kinesiology.