Jacobus joins husband on UALR coaching staff

FAYETTEVILLE — Lexi Jacobus, a four-time NCAA pole vault champion, seven-time All-American and five-time SEC champion for the Arkansas Razorbacks, has joined the University of Arkansas at Little Rock coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, J.P. Behnke, the Trojans’ director of track and field and cross country, announced on Tuesday. Derek…

2019 USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Women’s Track & Field Athlete Academic Awards

NEW ORLEANS – Alicia Monson of Wisconsin (Women’s Indoor Track Scholar Athlete of the Year), Lexi Jacobus of Arkansas (Women’s Indoor Field Scholar Athlete of the Year), Allie Ostrander of Boise State (Women’s Outdoor Track Scholar Athlete of the Year) and Tori Hoggard of Arkansas (Women’s Outdoor Field Scholar Athlete of the Year) were honored on Monday by the…

Twin sisters set for last UA vault

FAYETTEVILLE — Twin sisters Lexi Jacobus and Tori Hoggard began competing as track and field teammates when they were seventh-graders at Cabot Junior High South. At the first meet, Jacobus and Hoggard did lots of events — sprints, hurdles, relays, the long and triple jumps — but not the pole…

Arkansas women win NCAA track title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ranked No. 1 from the preseason to the NCAA Championships, Arkansas’ women’s track & field team brought home the third team title in program history, making it the 44th NCAA title between the men’s and women’s programs on The Hill. Lance Harter and crew scored 62-pts en…

Twin sisters top pole vault

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas seniors Lexi Jacobus and Tori Hoggard finished first and second in the pole vault Friday at the Razorback Invitational held in the Randal Tyson Center. Both of the twin sisters from Cabot cleared a best height of 14 feet, 9½ inches for the No. 1-ranked…