Ciambra was one of five Wildcats – the lone woman of the group – to participate at the regional, and was the only one to advance to the NCAA national championships at Drake Stadium in
Ciambra placed fifth in the pole vault by clearing a height of 3.96 meters, smashing the school record of 3.85 meters that she set April 5 at the Wildcat Invitational I and again most recently at the ECAC championships May 18. Ciambra is the first UNH woman to advance to the national championships since senior Cathy Parker (
On the men’s side, freshman Brice Paey (
Junior Matt O’Connor (
Freshman Michael Simon (
Junior Bobby Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.) placed 23rd in the preliminaries of the 800-meters, finishing in a time of 1:50.97.