Laidig tabbed ACC Men’s Field Athlete of the Year

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Putting a bow on his career at Virginia Tech, redshirt senior Torben Laidig earned ACC Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year, as announced by the league office on Friday morning.

Laidig was part of a history-making trio at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, taking the bronze medal in the men’s pole vault with a mark of 5.55 meters (18 feet, 2.5 inches). He led three Hokies among the top eight, marking the first time in school history and the first time since 1985 that three pole vaulters from the same program earned first-team All-America honors at the NCAA finals.

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