Mickey DeFilippo
Mickey DeFilippo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
MICDS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Event:
Pole Vault

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notables
• School record-holder in pole vault
• 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (pole vault)
• 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifier
• 2009 All-Mideast Region
• 2009 Academic All-Big Ten

At Wisconsin
2012 Indoor:
Set a personal-best vault of 17-1 1/2 (5.22m) to finish fifth at the Big Ten championships (2/24) in the pole vault ... took the win in the pole vault with a mark of 17-0 3/4 (5.20m) at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/2) ... with a clearance of 17-0 3/4 (5.20m), earned the win in the pole vault at the Red & White Open (2/17) ... cleared 16-4 3/4 (5.00m) to finish second in the pole vault at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) ... finished sixth at the Iowa State Classic (2/11) after clearing 16-4 1/2 (4.99m) in the pole vault ... finished third in the pole vault with a clearance of 16-02 3/4 (4.95m) at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21)... came in third in the pole vault with a mark of 16-02 3/4 (4.95m) at the Badger Track Classic (1/14)

2012 Outdoor: Came in 18th place in the first round of the pole vault at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/26) with a clearance of 17-2 3/4 (5.25m) ... took the win in the pole vault with a height of 16-10 (5.13m) at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) ... vaulted to a fourth-place finish in the pole vault at the Triton Invitational (4/28) with a mark of 16-9 1/2 (5.12m) ... with a clearance of 16-4 3/4 (5.00m), finished second in the pole vault at the UW-Platteville Invitational (4/14) ... came in sixth in the pole vault with a height of 16-8 3/4 (5.10m) at the Stanford Invitational (4/7)

2011 Indoor: Finished ninth in the pole vault with a clearance of 16-8 (5.08m) at the Big Ten championships (2/27) ... won the pole vault with a final clearance of 16-8 3/4 (5.10m) at the Iowa State Classic (2/11) ... placed second in the pole vault with a clearance of 16-7 1/4 (5.06m) at the Red & White Open (2/18) ... earned a second-place finish in the pole vault at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4) with a mark of 16-0 3/4 (4.90m)

2011 Outdoor: Set UW school record with clearance at 17-6 1/2 (5.35m) to win pole vault at Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/7) ... won the pole vault at the Rex Foster Open (4/8) with a clearance of 17 3/4 (5.20m)... earned a third-place finish in the pole vault at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/15) with a final clearance of 16-8 3/4 (5.10m)... placed second in the pole vault at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/23) with a clearance of 16-6 3/4 (5.05m)

2010 Indoor: Limited competition due to injury ... won the pole vault by clearing an indoor personal-best 16-11 at the Badger Track Classic (1/23)

2010 Outdoor: Redshirt season ... competed unattached and won the pole vault at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) with a clearance of 16-2 1/2

2009 Indoor: Finished fifth at the Big Ten championships (2/28) in the pole vault with a clearance of 16-8 3/4 ... took third at the Wisconsin Badger Open (2/21) with a clearance of 16-5 1/2 in the pole vault ... placed sixth at the Iowa State Classic (2/14) in the pole vault, clearing 16-6 3/4

2009 Outdoor: Finished third in the pole vault at the NCAA Mideast Regional (5/30), clearing 16-11 to earn All-Region honors ... placed third in the vault at the Big Ten championships (5/17) with a clearance of 17-1 3/4 ... posted mark of 17-2 3/4 in pole vault prelims at the NCAA championships (6/10), qualifying for the final ... won pole vault at VS Athletics Beach Invitational (4/18) with a clearance of 17-0 3/4 ... matched that performance at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) and took first in the pole vault ... posted clearance of 16-10 3/4 to finish in second-place tie at Mt. SAC Relays (4/17) ... finished fourth at the Stanford Invitational (3/28) in the pole vault with an NCAA regional-qualifying clearance of 16-6 3/4 ... hit NCAA regional qualifying standard in each of first 10 competitions of the season before failing to register a height in finals at NCAA championships

2008 Indoor: Redshirt season ... competed unattached and placed fifth in the vault at the Badger Track Classic at 15-0 ... placed 10th in the pole vault at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational at 15-1 1/2 ... tied for fifth in the vault at the Badger Open at 14-9

2008 Outdoor: Placed third at the Wisconsin Twilight competition in the pole vault (15-07.0) ... took seventh at the Iowa Invitational in the pole vault (14-9)

High School
Three-time state Class 3A champion in the pole vault ... also placed fourth at state in the pole vault as a freshman ... team finished second at the 2007 state meet ... 2006 and 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch first-team all-metro ... two-time conference and district champion ... also lettered in football ... earned all-academic honors ... Coaches: Jim Lohr, Robert Baker

Personal
Parents are Michael and Ellen DeFilippo ... has one brother, Anthony ... given name is August DeFilippo ... intended major is economics

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Pole Vault 17-1 1/2 (5.22m) 2-24-12 Pole Vault 17-6 1/2 (5.35m) 5-7-11

Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (3)
2009, 2011, 2012

USTFCCCA All-Academic (1)
2011

All-Region Honors (1)
2009 Mideast Regional (1)
Pole Vault: 3rd (16-11 (5.16m))

Academic All-Big Ten (1)
2009

At the NCAA Championships
2009 - Outdoor
Pole Vault: 11th (17-2 3/4 (5.25m))

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2012 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
Pole Vault: 18th (17-2 3/4 (5.25m))

2011 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
Pole Vault: 19th (16-6 3/4 (5.05m))

At the NCAA Regional Championships
2009 Mideast Regional
Pole Vault: 3rd (16-11 (5.16m))

At the Big Ten Championships
2012 - Indoor
Pole Vault: 5th (17-1 1/2 (5.22m))

2012 - Outdoor
Pole Vault: NH

2011 - Indoor
Pole Vault: 9th (16-8 (5.08m))

2011 - Outdoor
Pole Vault: -- (NH)

2010 - Indoor
Pole Vault: -- (NH)

2009 - Indoor

Pole Vault: 5th (16-8 3/4 (5.10m))

2009 - Outdoor
Pole Vault: 3rd (17-1 3/4 (5.24m))

Other Notable Performances - Track
2011 Mt. SAC Relays
Pole Vault: 3rd (16-8 3/4 (5.10m))

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