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  Nick Malenka
Nick Malenka

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orwigsburg, Pa.

High School:
Blue Mountain

Last College:
Shippensburg

Event:
Pole Vault

2008-09: Indoor T/F - Nick Malenka qualified for the Big East Championships in the pole vault...finished 12th overall at the conference meet...cleared a height of 4.50 meters for eighth at the Penn State Open...placed fifth at the Akron Invitational.

2007-08: Indoor T/F - Malenka placed ninth at the BEC in the pole vault with a jump of 4.50 meters...finished 10th at the Penn State Open with a vault of 4.34 meters and placed 11th at the Sykes-Sabock Cup with a vault of 4.45 meters. Outdoor T/F - Placed first at the Morgan State Invite in the pole vault with jump of 4.40 meters...took fifth place at the Colonial relays with a vault of 4.45 meters.

High School: Malenka led Orwigsburg to three consecutive Schuylkill league titles and a 36-0 dual meet record in his final three varsity seasons...set a school record and career-high mark of 4.57 meters in the pole vault as a senior...trained under Mike Lawryk, founder of Vertical Assault and coach of 28 state champions.

Personal: Son of Mary Malenka...born June 18, 1988...has two sisters, Alexandra and Veronica...an undeclared major.