Baylor pole vaulter Rhodes sets new school record

Freshman Annie Rhodes set a new Baylor school record in the women’s pole vault to provide a soaring highlight for the BU track teams at the Texas Invitational on Saturday.

Rhodes, a state champion vaulter from Midway, went 14-0 in the vault to set a new personal and school record and finish second at the meet.

UT’s Kaitlin Petrillose won the title, clearing 14-8.

In other action, BU freshman T.J. Holmes won the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.84. Baylor’s Isaiah Duke clocked a season-best 47.34 in the 400-meter dash to take silver behind Houston’s Errol Nolan (46.55). Bryce Grace finished third in the 110 hurdles (13.83) and Everett Walker also picked up a bronze in the 100-meter dash with a wind-aided 10.21.

The Bears will host the annual Michael Johnson Classic next Saturday.




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