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High Life: Versatile Greenhill Senior Keeps Raising the Bar

Two things fuel J.T. Herrscher’s determination to defy 17 feet worth of gravity – a desire to beat his brother and a commitment to try something different.

That’s why, despite possessing the speed of a sprinter and the strength of a thrower, the Greenhill senior instead focuses on the pole vault.

“Flying through the air is pretty unique,” Herrscher said. “It’s just fun. Me and my brother tend to be good at sports that are on the outskirts. Not that many kids do it.”

Herrscher will try to defend his SPC title in the pole vault at the conference’s spring championship meet on April 26-27 in Houston.

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