Tag: well-placed to make the U.S. college championship field of 16 next month in Arkansas.

Londoner vaults over national mark

The breakthrough Alysha Newman has been waiting for has finally arrived and the Canadian junior indoor pole-vault record is taking a battering because of it. The Mother Teresa grad, 18, a first-year exercise-science student at Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti, leaped 4.23 metres to win gold at the Mid-American Conference championship…