Mac's Hop an All-American again

By Steve Sell
March 05, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — McPherson College’s Art Hop earned NAIA National Indoor Track and Field All-American honors in the pole vault on Saturday at the NAIA National Championships.

Hop, who won the national outdoor championship last spring, took fourth place at 16-1 1/2. He went out of the competition after missing on all three attempts at 16-3 3/4.

Jasmine Helms was the lone Mac woman to compete and tied for 12th in the triple jump with a mark of 36-9.

Marlon Clayton set a Mac school record by triple jumping 46-2 3/4 to take 13th place.