While KC Lightfoot and Bill Payne hold school records for the indoor and outdoor pole vault, respectively, no one has his footprint on Baylor pole vaulting more than Todd Cooper.

  Not only was Cooper there at the beginning of Baylor’s golden era of pole vaulting, improving the outdoor school record by 2 ½ feet, winning four conference titles and earning three All-America honors, he also coached both Payne and Lightfoot.

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