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National champion pole vaulter Matt Ludwig of Lake Catholic competing at USATF championships

Matt Ludwig will be representing the University of Akron this weekend at the United State Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif.

However, he won’t be known as just a pole vaulter from Akron.

Ludwig enters the USATF pole vault competition with the title of NCAA champion, won June 7 in Eugene, Ore.

Life as an NCAA champion hasn’t changed much for the Ludwig, other than this:

“I get (ribbing) from some of my friends and family,” the Lake Catholic graduate said. “They’re like, ‘Whoa, don’t you know who that is? That’s the national champion in pole vault.”

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