Tag: Makiah Hunt

Nilsen, Hunt impress in Drake Relays pole vault

DES MOINES, Iowa—South Dakota sophomore pole vaulters Chris Nilsen and Makiah Hunt put together a pair of top performances at the 109th Drake Relays on Friday at Drake Stadium.   Nilsen placed second in Drake’s elite pole vault for the second-straight season to 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Sam Kendricks. Nilsen used a third-attempt make…

Hunt pole vaults way into youth worlds

NIAGARA FALLS – Makiah Hunt is setting an impossible standard for future Ontario high school pole vaulters to follow. At the recent Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations’ track and field championships in Toronto, the Grade 11 student at Saint Michael High School in Niagara Falls won the senior girls pole vault…