Penn Relays 2019: N.J. alum Hayley Horvath claims college girls pole vault title

It was roughly one year ago when Notre Dame High’s Haley Horvath made history at the outdoor Meet of Champions.

Thursday, she made more.

Now a freshman at Towson University, Horvath claimed the college women’s pole vault championship title with a mark of 13-1 1/2, more than six inches higher than the rest of the field as Delaware’s Ashley Bailey and Princeton’s Hanne Borstlap’s final clear came at 12-7 1/2.

Horvath remained perfect on the year at major meets, winning all five competitions she has entered for Towson. One year ago, competing at this same venue as a high school senior, Horvath placed sixth at 11-11 3/4.

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