Braden Carei
Braden Carei
Year: SR/SR
Hometown: Uniontown, Pa.
Position: Pole Vault
Last School: Uniontown HS
Experience: 3L

2018 Outdoor

  • Did not compete

2017-18 Indoor

  • Did not compete

2017 Outdoor

  • Won APSU Govs Invitational pole vault in Belmont record 4.75m vault
  • Competed in five meets with three top-three pole vault finishes  
  • Did not record a mark at OVC Championships

2016-17 Indoor

  • Conference pole vault champion with Belmont indoor record vault of 4.91m at OVC Championships
  • Won Vanderbilt Opener in pole vault at 4.60m

2016 Outdoor

  • Finished second at OVC Championships in pole vault at season best 4.61m vault
  • Won the pole vault at the APSU Govs Invitational with vault of 4.32m

2015-16 Indoor

  • Finished eighth at OVC Championships in pole vault at season best 4.25m vault
  • Won the pole vault at the Middle Tennessee State Invitational at 4.15m vault

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Uniontown High under coach Dario Piccolomini ... All-State honoree ... State qualifier in three sports ... Served as team captain ... Also ran cross country and was on the swinning and diving team at UHS ... All-State in diving.


Born July 1, 1995 ... Son of Joe and Stacy Carei ... Has four siblings - Caileigh, Maeve, Ellie, and Lorenzo ... Jim Thorpe is his favorite athlete ... Lists Peter Frampton as his favorite singer ... Greatest sports thrill is finishing sixth at State and setting the school record ... Interested in majoring in Audio Engineering Technology.

Personal Records

Pole Vault (Outdoor): 4.75m*
Pole Vault (Indoor) 4.91m*

*Belmont record