BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ranked No. 1 from the preseason to the NCAA Championships, Arkansas’ women’s track & field team brought home the third team title in program history, making it the 44th NCAA title between the men’s and women’s programs on The Hill. Lance Harter and crew scored 62-pts en route to the Indoor Championship while fielding 11 All-American performances in total, including back-to-back NCAA Indoor pole vault champion Lexi Jacobus.
Starting with the individual NCAA Champion, Lexi Jacobus successfully defended her Indoor title from a year ago clearing 4.61m (15-1.50) in the women’s pole vault. The senior earned her fourth NCAA title and along with Tori Hoggard concluded their final NCAA Division 1 Indoor Championships as the most decorated teammates in women’s collegiate indoor track and field history, each securing All-America honors for the fourth straight year. Hoggard took third in the event clearing 4.46m (14-7.50), while Desiree Freier finished fourth with an identical clearance of 4.46m (14-7.50).