Tag: Bryan Compton

UA’s Bennett, 36, vaulting at trials

FAYETTEVILLE — April Steiner Bennett, Arkansas’ first female All-American pole vaulter in 2001, is still competing at a high level. Bennett, 36, is entered in the pole vault qualifying Friday at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials along with former Razorback Sandi Morris and Arkansas freshman Lexi Weeks. Bennett…

UA newcomer off to high-flying start

FAYETTEVILLE — Last year, a clearance of 14 feet, 9 inches was good for second place in the women’s pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Arkansas freshman Lexi Weeks matched that Friday in her first college meet. Weeks cleared 14-9 without a miss at the Randal…