Grandy places 14th in women's high jump at NCAA II Championships
March 10, 2012
MANKATO, Minn. - Western Washington University freshman Brittany Grandy (Sedro-Woolley) placed 14th in the women's high jump at the NCAA Division II National Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Mankato, Minn.
Grandy cleared 5-4 1/2 on her second attempt.
In her first collegiate competition on Jan. 14, Grandy set a school record with a mark of 5-8.
"She had a really good effort on her second jump," said WWU head coach Pee Wee Halsell (25th year). "I'm expecting great things from her in the future.
On Friday, the Vikings' Karis Anderson (Jr., Seattle/Roosevelt) cleared 12-9 1/2 (3.90 meters) to place fifth in the women's pole vault and earn All-America honors.
Anderson's vault broke both school and Great Northwest Athletic Conference records. Earlier this season, she tied the WWU standard of 12-5 1/2 set by Christy Miller in 2009. The previous GNAC best was 12-9 by Melissa Peaslee in 2008.
Last spring, Anderson earned All-America honors in the pole vault at outdoor nationals by tying for seventh with a mark of 12-1/2.
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