Pauls Pujats, Pole Vault
2010 6th place WJC
2014 Indoors NCAA 3rd place
2015 Outdoors NCAA 2nd place
Graduating from the University of Memphis in 2015, Pauls Pujats competed in all eight meets his senior year … Earned the Tigers a top-5 finish after clearing 4.98m, 16’4″ (5th) in the pole vault at the American Indoor Track and Field Championships … Set a season-best 5.30m, 17’4.5″ clinching first-place finishes at the Commodore and ASU Invitationals … At the season-opening Vanderbilt Music City Invitational, cleared 5.21m, 17’1″ and earned the title.
Zack Siegmeier, Pole Vault
Zack Siegmeier graduated in 2014 from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Kinesiology and an emphasis in Sports Science. Zach was a 3-time Big Ten Champion and a D1 All-American in the pole vault for the University of Minnesota Gophers. His first year out of college he qualified for the 2015 USA Indoor championships. His current personal best is 5.51m (18’1″).
Jack Whitt, Pole Vault
Third at 2013 USA Outdoors (5.60m/18-4.5)
2012 NCAA Outdoor champion (5.65m/18-6.5)
2012 Indoor runner-up (5.60m/18-4.5)
2011 NCAA Outdoor runner-up (5.35m/17-6.5)
Awards and Honors
Oral Roberts school indoor and outdoor school record holder
A young, up-and-coming name in the men’s pole vault, Jack Whitt grabbed a spot on Team USA for the 2013 World Outdoor Championships at age 23. Whitt picked up a third place finish at the USA Outdoor Championships on the heels of a standout career at Oral Roberts, where he dominated both the Summit League and Southland Conference, winning conference indoor and outdoor titles each time he competed. He also holds the Oral Roberts indoor and outdoor school records, the Summit League Championships record, and Southland Conference indoor and outdoor records.