Hop breaks Mac pole vaulting record

By Steve Sell
February 20, 2016
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WARRENSBURG, Mo. — McPherson College pole vaulting star Art Hop one-upped himself on Friday.

Hop broke the Mac pole vaulting record when he cleared 16-2 in the Central Missouri Classic. He took second place in the event.

Chris Linnin went 6-6 1/4 to take third in the high jump. J’Moi Penn was third in the 200 in 22.65.

Mac won the distance medley, with runners including Felix Cervantes, Dixon Cooney, Gavin Hightower and Casey Zimmerman.

Rea Samuels had a super day for the women, winning both the 60 (7.89) and 200 (26.14).

• McPherson Men's Results  •

60m Dash - 7. Hunter Sury, 7.05

60m Dash - 8. J'Moi Penn, 7.09

200m Dash - 3. J'Moi Penn, 22.65

200m Dash - Hunter Sury, 23.30

600m Dash - 6. Dixon Cooney, 1:17.22

Distance Medley Relay - 1. 10:55.19 (Felix Cervantes, Dixon Cooney, Gavin Hightower and Casey Zimmerman)

High Jump - 3. Chris Linnin, 6-6 1/4

Pole Vault - 2. Art Hop, 16-2

• McPherson Women's Results •

60m Dash - 1. Rea Samuels, 7.89

200m Dash - 1. Rea Samuels, 26.14

Triple Jump - 5. Jasmine Helms, 35-6. 1/4


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