Jacob Wooten soars over 18-3 to break Aggie pole vault record

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Aggie junior Jacob Wooten cruised over 18 feet, 3 inches (5.56) on his first attempt and swiped the Texas A&M school record from senior teammate Audie Wyatt to win the event at the Razorback Invitational on Friday evening.

“I knew that one was a school record and once I cleared it I let out a shout before I hit the mat,” stated Wooten, who cleared an indoor best of 18-1 ¼ (5.52) last weekend. “I’m really happy where I am in the season compared to last season. I told myself today to stay calm once I made bars and to see how far I could go.”

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