Landers Jumps No. 2 Pole Vault Mark in the Nation at Modesto Relays

May 5, 2007


Senior Mike Landers vaulted into the No.2 spot in the nation on Saturday as he cleared 17-9 to win the open section of the pole vault at the Modesto Relays. Landers' previous season-best mark was 17-6.50.

Also having a big day on Saturday was fellow senior David Murphy, who had a huge lifetime-best performance. Murphy cleared 17-5, improving on his season-best (16-11) and lifetime-best (17-0.75) to finish second overall. That mark moves him to No. 6 in the country.

Also competing at the Modesto Relays were Chris Bencomo (16-6.75/4th), David Shortenhaus (15-7, 9thT) and Zack Miller (NH).

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