Top 10 lists are a cultural staple. Just Google “Top 10 Lists” and 673,000,000 results appear in 0.27 seconds, so let’s add one more: Top 10 NCAA Men’s & Women’s Pole Vaulters for the 2014 season.
This means we must bid adieu to the towering jumps of Cal-Poly’s John Prader, Oral Roberts’ Jack Whitt, Air Forces’ Cale Simmons, and BYU’s Victor Weirich, while on the women’s side, we shall miss the high-flying exploits of Alabama’s Alexis Paine, Ashland’s Katie Nageotte, and Cincinnati’s MacKenzie Fields. So while seniors graduate and move on, youth replaces. Hakuna Matata.