FAYETTEVILLE — There was an Olympic flavor to the women’s pole vault Saturday at the Tyson Invitational.

Two 2016 Olympians — Arkansas Razorbacks junior Lexi Jacobus for the United States and Nike professional Alysha Newman for Canada — highlighted the competition at the Randal Tyson Center.

Newman, who competed at the University of Miami before turning pro, won and set a Canadian record by clearing 15 feet, 3½ inches.

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