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Saturday, May 7, 2016

KU vaulter Meyer claims crown

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Manhattan — Kansas University junior Nick Meyer became the 10th Jayhawk in school history to break the 18-foot barrier in the pole vault while winning the event Saturday at the Ward Haylett Invitational.

Meyer went 18-0 1/2, and was one of six KU athletes to claim victories.

Other KU winners: Jaime Wilson in the men’s 200 (21.58), Tre Daniels in the men’s 400 (46.70), Ezekiel Welch in the men’s triple jump (47-11), Nicolai Ceban in the men’s discus (184-8) and Taryn Tempel in the women’s triple jump.

Next for the Jayhawks is the Big 12 Outdoor on May 13-15 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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