Jamie Kida
Jamie Kida
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Essex Junction, Vt.
High School: Essex
Position: Pole Vault

2010-2011: (Indoor) Won the pole vault event with a mark of 4.96m while finishing third in the long jump with a mark of 6.60m at the URI Sorlien Invitational... Won the pole vault event with a mark of 4.65m at the U.S. Navy Invite... Posted a mark of 4.70m to win the pole vault at the Terrier Classic... Finished runner-up in the pole vault and seventh in the long jump at the Atlantic 10 Championships to earn second team all-conference honors... Placed fourth in the pole vault with a mark of 4.90m at the IC4A Championships... (Outdoor): Finished fifth in the pole vault at the Sea Ray Relays.

2009-2010 (Indoor) Finished third at the Giegengack Invitational in the poll vault with a leap of 15-9.

2008-09: (Indoor) Finished second in the pole vault (4.80) at the Sorlein Tack and Field invitational...Captured first place with a jump of 4.80 meters in the pole vault at the URI Invitational...Recorded a sixth place finish in the long jump (6.79), as well as runner-up finish in the pole vault (4.65) at the Atlantic-10 Indoor Championships...Captured second place in the pole vault at the New England Track and Field Championships with a jump of 4.95 meters... (Outdoor) Placed fourth in the long jump (21-03.50) at the UConn Alumni Track and Field Invitational... Finished ninth in the pole vault at the prestigious Penn Relays with a jump of 15-9, which was a season best...Captured the Atlantic-10 title in the pole vault (4.65m) and added a sixteenth place finish in the long jump (6.27m) at the Atlantic-10 Championships (5/3)...Recorded a seventh place finish in the pole vault (4.65m) at the New England Outdoor Championships. High School: Earned four varsity letters in track, three in football, and one in cheerleading ... also played three years of club hockey for the Wombats ... 1st States Track in 2007 ... owns three school records ... recipient of Essex Outstanding Athlete Award in 2007 ... 2006 Burlington Invites Outstanding Athlete ... owns state pole vault record (14'6") ... helped Essex finish first in the state five years in a row ... member of Honor Roll and National Honor Society ... volunteered at a hospital in Japan. Personal: Born October 17, 1988 ... son of Masatoshi and Reiko Kida ... has two siblings - Cliff and TC ... enjoys music, movies and computers ... engineering major at URI.