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by mshafe
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Top ten College Pole Vault Programs in the country
Replies: 33
Views: 71717

Re: Top ten College Pole Vault Programs in the country

If you guys ever check this thread again, I encourage you to look at the "Collegiate Fairy Dust" post.
by mshafe
Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Collegiate Fairy Dust
Replies: 2
Views: 13452

Collegiate Fairy Dust

From 1983 to 1991 Baylor Univeristy had 1 nineteen foot, 6 eighteen and 12 seventeen foot vaulters. We won 6 of 8 Southwest Conference Championships in the pole vault during this 8 years. The success was due to the selfless efforts of Coach Carl Erickson. His success was due to a very simple "s...
by mshafe
Sat May 15, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Best collegiate pole vault squad ever?
Replies: 12
Views: 19604

Re: Best collegiate pole vault squad ever?

Kirk,
You are correct. I was tired and made a typo. I actually cleared 5.60 in Poland when we were jumping at a festival off a pier on the Baltic Sea. Officially it was an exibition jump with some Russians and Marion Kolasa.

Michael
by mshafe
Mon May 10, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Best collegiate pole vault squad ever?
Replies: 12
Views: 19604

Re: Best collegiate pole vault squad ever?

Cooper, Hodge and Shafe were not the only trio of 5.50 plus vaulters. Abiline Christian had the first three over 18 before Baylor's Trio. And Yes, Coach Rick Atting at KU had 3 5.50 plus vaulters. However, to my knowledge, no school has had three team members jump 5.50 plus at the national meet and ...

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