Baylor track and field takes five events on day one in Iowa

WACO, TX (KXXV) –Five Bears came away with event wins as Baylor track and field completed day one Friday at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.

“It was overall a good first day,” head coach Todd Harbour said. “The pole vaulters had a nice day, and the 200/600 were also solid.”

KC Lightfoot and Tuesdi Tidwell made it a first-place double for Baylor in the pole vault.

Lightfoot, a freshman from Lee’s Summit, Mo., picked up his first collegiate win with a meet-record pole vault of 17-10.5 (5.45m). Riley Richards also surpassed the former meet record with a mark of 17-6.5 (5.35) to take second.

Tidwell, a sophomore from Early, Texas, also won her first collegiate title with a jump of 13-5.25 (4.10m), her indoor PR.

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