Athlete of the Week: Sam Conjour

Junior pole vaulter wins in league meet

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Athlete of the Week: Sam Conjour

This week's Athlete of the Week is Sam Conjour.

This week's Athlete of the Week is Sam Conjour.

Matt Austin

This week's Athlete of the Week is Sam Conjour.

Matt Austin

Matt Austin

This week's Athlete of the Week is Sam Conjour.

Spencer Goldstein, Sports Writer

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Name: Sam Conjour

Sport: Track & Field

Grade: Junior

Events: Pole Vault & 4×400

The Lowdown: Conjour does track and field at Pascack Valley and recently became the girls’ league meet champ in the pole vault.

Goals: Getting her personal record (PR) up was her main goal coming into the season.

What She Likes Most About Track & Field: “I love everything about it. I love running with my friends and to exercise and I love to pole vault,” she said.

Proudest Track & Field Moment: Setting a new PR in pole vaulting.

Pole Vault PR: 9’6”

Funniest Track & Field Moment: Goofing around with her pole vaulting teammates.

Best Thing About PV: Her friends and the student body.

Favorite Movie: Avengers Endgame

Favorite Music Artist: Halsey

Favorite Teacher: Anthony Judilla (PV science teacher) because he’s been both her coach and her teacher.

Favorite Subject: Science

Favorite Food: Chinese food

Favorite TV Show: The Office

Favorite Pro Athlete: Ray Lewis, because she is a diehard Baltimore Ravens fan, Terrell Suggs and Ed Reed are two of her other favorite players.

Favorite Animal: Monkey

One Superpower: Invincibility

What She Does In Her Free Time: Watches TV and plays soccer in her backyard.

One Thing People May Not Know: She has moved four times and used to live in Sweden.

Role Model: “[Former PV student] Melissa Purcell because she helped me out a lot when I was first learning how to pole vault,” she said.

Future Plans: “I want to go to college somewhere in the south and hopefully become a physician or physician’s assistant in the military,” she said.

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