Albers Breaks 44-Year-Old SNC Pole Vault Record
From Sports Information Director, May 3, 2008 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
Albers vaulted an impressive 14 feet, 9 1/2 inches to win the event by nearly two feet over runner-up Tony Grossman (12-11.75). Albers broke the old standard set in 1964 by Mark Hackl, whose vault of 14-6 was the previous standard.
John Barrett won the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:16.19, while Mackenzie Laska was third at 4:22.90.
Josh Zweiger won the 110-meter high hurdles with a time of 15.62 seconds, while Albers was close behind in second at 16.07.
Dann Schneider won the 200-meter dash with a run of 23.06 seconds, and was second in the 100-meter dash with a sprint of 11.32 seconds. Schneider placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 12.90 meters.
Steve Schumacher was third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:05.25, while Tom Georgia was third in the 200 at 23.65 seconds.