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Sam Kendricks to Pursue Professional Track Career

Sam Kendricks to Pursue Professional Track Career

OXFORD, Miss. - In order to pursue professional and international athletic opportunities, USA champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has elected to forego his senior year of eligibility with the Ole Miss track & field team.

Kendricks, who is also a member of the Ole Miss Army ROTC program, will remain in school and graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in general studies. He is on track to be…

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Gymnastics Training Moved up, Pole Vaulting Moved Back!

Gymnastics Training Moved up, Pole Vaulting Moved Back!

Vaulter Club, a club spin off from Vaulter Magazine LLC, is proud to announce that they will have their first Pole Vault gymnastic class this Saturday September 20, 2014, and all Saturdays until February 2015. The anticipation and hard work has paid off and we will have the facility ready for our first class of pole vault gymnasts.

Vaulter Club “actual” pole vaulting will start October 20th,…

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Olympians unite on UK track and field coaching staff

Olympians unite on UK track and field coaching staff

Most collegiate track and field programs would be happy with one Olympic athlete on their coaching staffs. But with UK head coach Edrick Floreal’s two most recent coaching hires, the Cats’ total has increased to three.

Floreal, a former Olympian himself, hired Olympic silver medalist Toby Stevenson and Olympic gold medalist Allen Johnson in the offseason to push the program to the level of…

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Flowing Beer Can Lead To Flow Of Cash For Colleges, But Raises Public Health Concerns

Flowing Beer Can Lead To Flow Of Cash For Colleges, But Raises Public Health Concerns

The controversial highway billboards featuring the Husky mascot next to a Coors beer bottle caused a stir in Connecticut this past week, but they also placed UConn among a number of schools across the country that have associated with beer companies to boost their sports budgets.

Schools capitalizing on alcohol as a part of the college fans’ game-day experience has become an increasing trend in…

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M-Track & Field Nathan Daniel

M-Track & Field Nathan Daniel

2014 Track:
Indoor: Placed third in the pole vault with a height of 4.42m (14-6) at the Sewanee Tiger Invite … Logged a season-best performance in the pole vault with a mark of 4.65m (15-3) at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Set a career-best mark in his first meet of the season, placing fifth with a height of 5.00m (16-4.75) … Placed third in the same event at the Yellow Jacket Invite.

2013 Track:

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Pole-vaulter has Olympic dreams as Millfield School trio win medals at Sainsbury’s School Games

Pole-vaulter has Olympic dreams as Millfield School trio win medals at Sainsbury’s School Games

Millfield School pupil Joel Leon-Benitez has got his sights firmly set on bigger and better things after winning pole vault gold at the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games.

Leon-Benitez was among more than 1,600 talented athletes from across the UK to descend on Manchester to compete in 12 sports across four action-packed days at the annual event.

And the 16-year-old was one of the brightest talents on…

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PREVIEW: WOMEN’S POLE VAULT – IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP, MARRAKECH 2014

PREVIEW: WOMEN’S POLE VAULT – IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP, MARRAKECH 2014

Fabiana Murer stands clear at the top of the 2014 world list with the three highest clearances of the year (4.80m, 4.76m and 4.72m) and the 20011 world champion will start as favourite ahead of Lisa Ryzih, who finished ahead of the Brazilian at the last Continental Cup to take second place.

The 25-year-old German is joined on the European team by Angelina Zhuk-Krasnova, the Russian vaulter who…

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REPORT: MEN’S POLE VAULT – IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP, MARRAKECH 2014

REPORT: MEN’S POLE VAULT – IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP, MARRAKECH 2014

As expected, Renaud Lavillenie was the easy winner in the men’s pole vault, earning maximum points for Europe.

Lavillenie, the world record-holder at 6.16m, didn’t even enter the competition until the bar was raised to 5.65m, when just two others remained in the competition. He sailed clear with his first attempt which had all but sealed his first victory at this event after a runner-up finish in…

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PREVIEW: MEN’S POLE VAULT – IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP, MARRAKECH 2014

PREVIEW: MEN’S POLE VAULT – IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP, MARRAKECH 2014

Renaud Lavillenie, one of the sport’s biggest stars, will start here as the man to beat.

World record-breaker this season with his 6.16m clearance in Donetsk, the Frenchman managed to piece together a 21-meeting winning streak over the course of eleven-and-a-half months before it unceremoniously came to an end with a no-height in Stockholm last month. He nonetheless managed to win a third…

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Sadie Lovett Joins Vaulter Magazine

Sadie Lovett Joins Vaulter Magazine

Vaulter Magazine would like to introduce Sadie Lovett as the newest member to our writing staff. Sadie is a wonderful addition to our magazine and has the experience necessary to put forth some interesting material for the magazine. Below is a short bio and information from Sadie.

“I am a senior English major and professional writing minor at Eastern Illinois University and I will be graduating…

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