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Hays and Compton Qualify Multiple Athletes for Nationals!

After the West Regional First Round of Nationals meet Coach Hays and Coach Compton qualify multiple pole vaulters for the NCAA Division I National Championship Meet in Eugene, Oregon June 7th - 11th. Both coaches have had great success at the first round meet so it is...

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Summer Pole Vault Camp at The University of Kansas

Vault United is putting on another great pole vault camp at the University of Kansas. This year we are adding a couple informational talks with Coach Bryan Compton of the University of Arkansas and Coach Tom Hays of the University of Kansas. We plan to give each...

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Powerhouse Camp Coaches

This Summer Vault United will be hosting their best camp yet. With two of the highest caliber coaches in the country directing the camp athletes are guaranteed to get the best coaching in the US. Coach Tom Hays is coming of a record book season with the deepest group...

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Jayhawk Winter Pole Vault Camp

It’s that time of year again! Coming up in just a few weeks we will be having our annual Jayhawk Winter Pole Vault Camp, December 27-29.   This year the University of Kansas’ own Coach Tom Hays will once again lead the coaching staff. Coach Hays has many years of...

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Canadian Continues to Win – World Championships

CATHAL KELLY The Globe and Mail Continuing a remarkable Canadian run at the IAAF track and field championships in Beijing, 21-year-old pole-vaulter Shawn Barber won the world title on Monday. It’s this country’s first gold at the biannual athletics event since hurdler...

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NCAA Men’s Start List for Eugene

The west region's men's competition will conclude the qualifying round for the NCAA Championship Meet. While many things went the way they were expected there where also some disappointments and big accomplishments. While 8 seniors will extend their final season with...

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Prefontaine Classic

While many collegiate athletes are trying to qualify this weekend to head out to Eugene in a couple weeks there is an Elite meet going on at the University of Oregon. Nike's Prefontaine Classic, one of USA's diamond league meets, has some global elite athletes...

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Qualified Men from the West Region

The men's qualifying round in the West Region has concluded and here are your competitors that will advance to Eugene. Pos Athlete Name Mark Points 4.90m 16-0 ¾ 5.05m 16-6 ¾ 5.20m 17-0 ¾ 5.30m 17-4 ½ 5.35m 17-6 ½ 1 Ethan Sandusky SR - Arkansas State 5.35m 17-6 ½ PPP O...

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Qualified Men from the East Region

The men from the East Region have finished up and here are your qualifiers. 1 Craig Hunter SO Connecticut 5.25m (17-2¾ ) q 1 (1) 1 Shawn Barber JR Akron 5.25m (17-2¾ ) q 1 (1) 1 Cory Duggan SR Connecticut 5.25m (17-2¾ ) q 1 (1) 1 Jake Blankenship JR Tennessee 5.25m...

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NCAA Women’s Start List for Eugene

The women's competitions have both wrapped up and the 24 spots are set for the finals in Eugene on June 11th. With the women's pole vault having an outstanding season this will be an event you won't want to miss. Demi Payne and Sandi Morris will go head to head again....

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Qualified Women from the West Region

With the completion of the West Region's Women's Pole Vault here are the qualifying females - Pos Athlete Name Mark 3.84m 12-7 ¼ 3.99m 13-1 4.14m 13-7 4.24m 13-11 1 Demi Payne JR - Stephen F. Austin 4.24m 13-11 PPP PPP PPP O 1 Desiree Freier FR - Arkansas 4.24m 13-11...

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Qualified Women from the East Region

One group has punched their ticket to the NCAA National Meet in Eugene. We still have the Women of the West and both the East and West Men to see what our field will be. 1 Madison Heath FR Duke 4.18m (13-8½ ) q 2 (1) 1 Carolina Carmichael SR Memphis 4.18m (13-8½ ) q 2...

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Drake Relays takes the Mall Vault to the Street

Drake Relays takes the Mall Vault to the Street

Demi Payne brought a family legacy to the Drake Relays, but a pedigree of championships and records couldn't prepare her for Wednesday night's Street Vault on Court Avenue. Elite pole vaulters, including the 23-year-old Payne, were surrounded by track and field fans,...

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