Jessica Ippolitto
Jessica Ippolitto
Year: FR
Hometown: Fair Lawn, N.J.
High School: Fair Lawn
Events: Pole Vault
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • Pole Vault: 11' 3.75" (2017-18 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
  • Indoor 
    • Pole Vault: 11' 6.25" (2017-18 at Beantown Challenge)


  • Outdoor:
    • Placed third in the pole vault (10' 11.75") at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the pole vault (11' 3.75") at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished 17th in the pole vault (10' 11.75") at the Raleigh Relays.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished sixth in the pole vault (11' 1.75") at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finished seventh in the pole vault (10' 11.75") at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Placed third in the pole vault (11' 6.25") at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in the pole vault (11' 5.75") at the Brown University Alden Invitational. 

Before URI

  • Attended Fair Lawn High School.
  • Member of the indoor track and outdoor track teams.
  • Captained both teams her senior year.
  • Three-time Sectional and Group State Champion in the pole vault.
  • 2016 First Team All-County Winter Track & Field selection.
  • 2016, 2017 First Team All-County Spring Track & Field selection.
  • Holds Bergen county record in the pole vault.
  • National Honor Society member.


  • Daughter of Gary and Theresa.
  • One brother, Nicholas.
  • Chose URI for the campus and the team atmosphere.
  • Chose Rhode Island after considering High Point, Elon, UMass-Lowell, and West Virginia.
  • Enjoys going to the beach and spending time with friends in her spare time.
  • Favorite athlete is Sandi Morris.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Giants and New York Yankees.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.