2006-07 [Indoors] -- Opened the season with a third-place finish in the pole vault at the Bison Opener (14-9) ... placed 13th at the PSU National Invitational in the pole vault ... Patriot League Champion in the event (15-3) earning first-team All-Patriot League honors in the event ... posted a personal-best height and the fourth-best height in Bucknell history for the pole vault at the IC4A Championships (15-5, eighth place). [Outdoors] -- Started the outdoor season with a fourth-place finish in the pole vault ... took second at the Bucknell Team Challenge with a personal record in the event, a height of 16-2 for an IC4A-qualifying mark and the second-highest all-time leap for Bucknell ... Patriot League Champion in the pole vault with a mark of 16-0 ¾, earning first-team all-league honors ... went on to compete at the IC4A Championships and finished 10th (16-0 ¾) ... at the NCAA East Regional, placed 15th (16-1 ¼).
2005-06: [Indoors] -- Won the pole vault at the Bucknell Heptagonal, clearing a height of 14-9 ... scored at the Patriot League Championships with a sixth-place showing in the event (14-9) ... was the runner-up in the pole vault at the NYU Fastrack Invitational with a personal-best mark of 15-3, which is tied for seventh in Bucknell history ... also competed once each in the 60m, high jump and the heptathlon. [Outdoors] -- Won the pole vault at the Jim Taylor Invitational with a IC4A-qualifying and personal-best height of 15-7, good for third in the program's record book ... scored at the Patriot League Championships, placing sixth with a height of 14-7 1/4 ... notched two second-place showings and two third-place showings during his sophomore campaign.
2004-05: [Indoors] -- Had a very strong freshman campaign ... placed seventh in his first collegiate meet with a height of 14-3 1/4 at the Bison Opener ... recorded a season-best mark at the Gulden Relays with a height of 14-6, good enough for fourth place ... at the PL Championships, placed seventh overall with a leap of 14-3 1/4. [Outdoors] -- Competed in just two meets ... set a season best at the PL Championships with a height of 13-9 1/2, placing him sixth ... also competed in the Bucknell Five-Way and finished in fifth overall.
Personal: Son of Mark and Jill Mante ... track captain 2002-04 at Warwick Valley High School ... county champion in track three times and placed 13th at nationals ... civil engineering major.