Tag: Lexi Weeks

Weeks strong in pole vault

UA sophomore pole vaulter Lexi Weeks, the 2016 national champion and Olympic Trials bronze medalist in Eugene last year, battled a swirling wind to clear 14 feet, 7¼ inches and place second to Kentucky sophomore Olivia Gruver, who won at 14-9. “I can’t be sad with second place,” Weeks said.…

UA needs more promotion of Tori, Lexi

FAYETTEVILLE — Today’s novel Arkansas track and field storyline seems destined to unfold for Weeks and Weeks. Arkansas needs to capitalize on that the next week that Tori Weeks and Lexi Weeks compete in Arkansas. The pole vaulting twin sisters from Cabot for Coach Lance Harter’s Razorbacks women headlined the…

Another PR cleared by Tori Weeks

FAYETTEVILLE — Another week, another personal record for Arkansas’ Tori Weeks. Weeks, a sophomore from Cabot, cleared 14 feet, 10¼ inches Friday to win the pole vault at the Razorback Invitational. It was the third consecutive week Weeks has improved. She went 14-6 two weeks ago at the Arkansas Invitational…

Olympian pole vaulter inspires Henderson students

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) – Henderson County students are literally jumping back into school. Thursday morning, pole vault Olympian April Steiner-Bennett stopped by several Henderson county schools to teach kids how to fly. April and the crew at Vault Safe have brought Stick Jumping to over 10,000 school children at elementary and…